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This popular tourist district includes museums, the Gateway of India, a slew of shops and vendors on the Colaba Causeway and the Sassoon Dock, where fishing boats unload their pungent catches at dawn.
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Mumbai 400005, India
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The hub for want of a better word. Correlation of Portugese, British Raj and art deco architecture. Some wonderful sights. Good area for orientation of the city.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

An Amazing place to visit to enjoy or cherish the buildings which are made during British Rule. Lots of memories from old times...

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing Place to be for shopping, fun, food everything, I enjoy a lot everytime I am at this place, You can visit The Market, The Taj, Ferry, Restaurants all r awesome

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Was the main hubs for Parsi in Mumbai. Now has become cosmopolitan, various iconic buildings and place to visit

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Santosh G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A pretty good place to shop, eat and socialize. You can easily end up spending more than 3 hours here.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Colaba market is situated in the south Mumbai. Gateway of India is also near to this place. It is a crowded market where you can find a lot off restaurants to eat.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Colaba is a place where you will find lots of taxi drivers hiring you for tours, don't go and waste your money on them, we found magical mumbai tours over there and happily did a tour with them, loved it you can also use them...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place to visit for junk jewelry and clothes. Always busy,it's crowded and you need to bargain. You can find great stuff if you're lucky.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Colaba in South Bombay is the hub of street shopping as well as some nice pubs and eateries with lots of options for all

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank NorthStar46026350739
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Colaba causeway for 3 days. The place doesn't have great eateries.shopping at causeway could be fun.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Colaba
It’s the tourist central of the city with a liberal
dose of rich history, iconic eating and drinking
joints and artistic connections that have found
prominent mentions in Gregory
David Roberts’
Shantaram. Stroll down Colaba Causeway for kitschy
street shopping
bargains. Take a break at the many
...More
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Hilla M
February 26, 2018|
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Response from Vilaas | Reviewed this property |
Most Good hotels have a SPA..you can have a massage for the body at the SPA.
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Nithesh_1
October 10, 2017|
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Response from mosaferNY | Reviewed this property |
You should ask your hotel, I didn’t shop much, I found I can get a better deal in USA. Everything was poor quality and tailoring, they want to charge a lot for junk. Good luck. We purchased items to find out later it was all... More
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Resmama
Stockholm, Sweden
Walking around Colaba? (4 Replies)
I am going to Mumbai next week, and I am so much looking forward to it! I am staying at the Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, and is wondering whether there are a lot of things to do and see within walking distance. Perhaps I should mention I am a single woman, travelling alone. What should I not miss?
January 12, 2010|
Response fromGatherinNoMoss|
First of all, please get yourself a copy of the Eicher Mumbai City Map. The Colaba area is well mapped on it. You will probbaly be given a link to a list of sights here, but I would additionally say - do not miss a bit of shopping at the roadside stalls of Colaba Causeway, it is part of the Mumbai experience, do see the Colaba market, visit Sassoon Docks between 6am and 7am if you think you have the stomach for it. The stink is something most people cannot stand, but you rarely get this...More
biggles51
london
accommodation in Mumbai for October (12 Replies)
Have been looking for somewhere convenient to stay (have looked at Colaba and Fort areas) Accommodation does seem to be quite expensive. Does anyone have any ideas? We do not want to stay in a backpacker hostel - we're looking for somewhere clean and not tatty (with ensuite) which is not too expensive. Would like a pool but hotels with pools do seem very expensive. Thanks
May 11, 2010|
Response fromDeepa_Krishnan|
Yes, Mumbai is expensive. What is your budget per night? The usual hotels we recommend in South Mumbai for those who do not wish to spend too much are Residency Fort, Chateau Windsor, Suba Palace, Sea Green, Sea Green South etc. These are between $70 to $100 per night approximately.
Anura L
Best Shirodhara treatment in Mumbai (Worli or Colaba area) (0 Replies)
Hi, I'm looking for a really good Shirodhara experience in Bombay, something preferably in the "affordable luxury" category. Does anyone have any suggestions from their own experience? Thanks
August 19, 2015|
Rooiroos
South Africa
Al Kifaf ? (10 Replies)
I have been told that shopping at Al Kifaf is like shopping in Colaba, Mumbai. Great variety at great prices.Any comments appreciated. Thanks.
July 07, 2006|
Response fromJaky_MFC|
Do you mean Karama?