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Powai Lake

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Ranked #87 of 276 Attractions in Mumbai (Bombay)
Type: Bodies of Water
Description: One of several beautiful lakes in Bombay, this one is infested with crocodiles.
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Bhubaneswar, India
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Its a decent place to spend some time.About 4 km from Kanjurmarg station,it is a good option for the Powai residents for an evening stroll. There is a park with a jogging track next to the lake ,where you can sit and spend time.There is no parking space nearby.You can park your vehicle on the other side of the flyover... More

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Shillong, Meghalaya, India
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Powai lake and in general Powai area of Mumbai is an upmarket area. I frequent this place on my visits to Mumbai owing to my friends staying in nearby areas. The Powai lake is a break from the busy big city of Mumbai. Great views of the lake can be had from the hillock inside IIT, Powai. Can go there... More

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Guwahati, India
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95 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

If you have seen the lakes of Europe and Canada don't go there. But in the midst of the hustle and bustle of the city of Mumbai it is a quiet retreat . you can visit a restaurant on its bank and enjoy the view, sit by the shade of the trees and relax. The greenery during the rains is... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This lake is amongst the beautiful places in the city of Mumbai. lake and the hills surrounding it make it an best place to relax and take a break from the busy chores of life.

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Mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Only an IITian can understand the charm and beauty of this lake. IT IS NOT TRUE ;) Well this place is so good specially after too many cleaning campaign by BMC and the JVLR ( Jogeswiri Vikhroli Link Road) is also broad gives this place a very great view. There is a place to sit and the calm water with... More

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This place is so cheap.ull find only couples kissing n hugging. Beggars wont allow you to sit peacefully. And lake is not so pretty as it was. So much garbage inside the lake..

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Powai Lake (named after Framaji Kavasji Powai Estate) is an artificial lake, situated in Mumbai, in the Powai valley, where a Powai village with a cluster of huts existed. The city suburb called Powai shares its name with the lake. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, one of the premier institutions of science and technology in India, is located to the... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

really nice surrounded lake in powai- mumbai.. nearest station is kanjurmarg (central railway) one can visit by BEST Buses running from various parts of mumbai. best time: in evening. local authorities has developed as jogging track along with play garden so people can spend their time fruitfully.

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Mumbai
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6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Powai is a heavy traffic area due to the connection available across the east to west of Mumbai city. In all the movement, the lake signifies the calm. In absence of spots where you can unwind peacefully; the lake is a a great place to spend some quite time. Beware there is no Parking available. Hence prefer a auto-rickshaw over... More

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Once upon a time, Powai lake was considered to be in the outskirts of Mumbai, with IIT and Larsen & Toubro as neighbours. It was a dream of every Mumbaikar then to study in the prestigeous institute(IIT) and get a job in L & T. Powai lake stands as a witness of Mumbai Dreams. Mumbai has expanded in size, making... More

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