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Address: Town Hall, Opposite Horniman Circle | Shahid Bhagat Singh Road, Fort, Mumbai, Mumbai (Bombay) 400001, India
Phone Number: 22-22665139
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Imposing building

The Central Library, a modern imposing building which was somewhat harking back through the ages to what libraries used to be like. This is also the Town Hall and both can be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Southport, England
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Kuala Lumpur
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

this is a must visit if you are a book lover. the building is stunning and so is the library. however the old part of the library cant be visited by non members. how does a tourist become a member ? it was dissapointing to not be allowed in to a place i have been wanting to see. in that... More 

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Southport, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Central Library, a modern imposing building which was somewhat harking back through the ages to what libraries used to be like. This is also the Town Hall and both can be accessed through the main door.

Thank Billythefish1
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every passerby would gaze at this structure at least once.. such is the charm of this structure. plush white with elegant British design its a sight in the day as well as in the night. those stairs are recognizable to every Indian movie fan as they are featured in so many. the setup inside is a very old school library... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

This Asiatic library hall is very old and iconic. It is very near the Horniman circle and to the Churchgate railway station.It hosts of various no. of books inside out of which there are old and rare books collection as well. Its a good visit for the readers and is nicely maintained as well.

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

In a city of mainly Gothic Revival public buildings the 1820s Town Hall building stands out as a Neo-Classical exception. It is a fine building and similar to other colonial buildings of the period such as the Cape Town City hall built in 1825. This temple style building is plain and features a colonnade of Doric Columns. There are some... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

The Town Hall is a very old and huge architecture building. There are all types of books, CDs and references for maps and more available here. Membership of various categories is available including individuals, institutions and for students there is concessions. One can avail of the various activities which are in the form of lectures and more . In this... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

The Town hall is an iconic building in Mumbai, The design is of the colonial era, which has been maintained well. Although we could not go inside due to lack of time, seeing the outside of this magnificent heritage building was great. The public Library is housed in this building.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Majestic architecture of this building as it has stood since decades. Books and periodicals, ancient manuscripts, painted folios, coins, artifacts, maps and prints are available here. There is a membership in different categories which include individuals and institutions, and students are given a concession. Apart from there are some programmes happening like yoga lectures.This is

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Built more than a century ago...it feels great to sit down on its steps in the evening and watching the double decker buses go by... This landmark has been prominently showcased in many Bollywood movies over generations...Lage Raho Munna Bhai, Singham Returns..being amongst the recent ones... Its inspiring and impressive...a must-see for any Mumbaikar

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

the center of mumbai. just opposite of the very famous Horniman Circle and one of the biggest library of mumbai... nearby places like RBI and Horniman circle also are very famous places but siting on the stairs and getting a click is the best part of this famous monument.

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