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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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Beautiful structure

Its one of the oldest and great structure in Mumbai.One shouldn't miss this if you are there to visit gate way and other places.I have always admired when ever i have crossed it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Its one of the oldest and great structure in Mumbai.One shouldn't miss this if you are there to visit gate way and other places.I have always admired when ever i have crossed it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

we entered through the side entrance as we had to visit the stamp office there. not postage but treasury. climbed a flight of stairs past some lovely statues into a quaint large hall. as is with indian libraries, there are just lines of cupboards full of books and stuff with reading spaces demarcated. it could have been laid out so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

One of the oldest Asiatic library . lots of movie shooting has been done on this library stairs . it also has a huge amount of old books , for book lovers .lots of people study on the stairs of library .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The Asiatic Society of Bombay, a learned society in the field of Asian studies, is based in Mumbai, India. It can trace its origin to the Literary Society of Bombay which first met in Mumbai on November 26, 1804, and was founded by Sir James Mackintosh. It was formed with the intention of "promoting useful knowledge, particularly such as is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The Library, Historic importance or Film location, whatever it be place is worth visit. We have seen this place in Hindi movies as High Court (Tezaab), Bluff master, Munna Bhai MBBS and till date it is still managed and maintained very well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Town Hall (called Tondal in the 19th century) is one of the most majestic structures among the heritage buildings in the city of Mumbai. One can say that this building represents one of the last architectural remnants of the Victorian Bombay (Mumbai). The Town Hall houses the 'Asiatic society of Bombay' (Mumbai), which is a public state library in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Though i did not go inside, I was captivated by the magnificence of this building from the sighting point at Horniman Circle. It is a bit like buildings built in Greco-British style but hard to categorise. Also it appeared to be excellently maintained. one of Bombay's leading attractions in my opinion!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Went with my mum into the library. had always admired it from outside since its a majestic well maintained structure. We browsed through picture books of 19th century British India prints which was a really fulfilling two hours. Tons of old books and all the latest newspapers. A treat!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I work nearby and often drop in for a quick look at the various newspapers available. The building is now well maintained and really is one of British India's gifts to the city. Also the library houses many beautiful old rare books.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Town Hall is the most wonderful heritage structure in Mumbai. This place is within walk able distance form CST station facing Horiman circle. Constructed multiple decades ago, it is absolutely ocean of books and ideal spot for architecture photography. It could be heaven on earth for a bookworm person like me!!! It hosts one of the oldest and biggest library... More 

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

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