Colaba

Colaba, Mumbai: Address, Colaba Reviews: 4.5/5

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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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tyagirakg
Pune, India317 contributions
Oct 2021
This place is opposite to Gateway of India and historical and make sense to take picture in front of this.
Written October 24, 2021
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Sandy_JSR
Jamshedpur, India1,091 contributions
Mar 2021
Colaba is situated at the Southern part of Mumbai, a diverse neighborhood, filled with busy markets, historic monuments, interesting art galleries and educational institute. The famous Gateway of India and Taj Mahal Hotel are located here. The place houses several cafes including Cafe Royal and Leopold Cafe, numerous restaurants from high end to street food, to name a few, Bademiya and Bagdadi restaurants are two known economy eateries, as well as number of modern pubs and clubs. The southern tip is occupied by a military cantonment, including the large Navy Nagar built on reclaimed land. In the midst of Navy Nagar lies the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), one of India's leading scientific institutions. Colaba is also famous for high-end shopping and boutiques to street shopping, including Colaba Causeway. Colaba also houses major art galleries and museums in and around this area and Ragal Cinema, Mani Bhavan etc. To summarize, Colaba is a busy neighborhood offering everything.
Written July 24, 2021
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Munna
Kochi (Cochin), India2 contributions
Mar 2021
Colaba is one place where you can spend a day. Be it shopping, sight seeing , restaurant hopping or a mix of all these(which is usually do) , be it anything! You can spend an entire day roaming around this place. When I visited Colaba in 2013(college time), we visited every single shop in the Colaba market looking out for the best of the best available here. Frankly speaking, I got some best stuff at best rates(even at Rs 50) which I still use. If you have time to go through the shops and bargain with the shopkeepers, then Colaba market is one place you shouldn't miss in your shopping list. Second time we visited this place, we did some sight seeing and tried to make some memories. You can enjoy the best sights of Taj Mumbai and Gateway of India in Colaba. (I recommend going here in the morning to get the best experience because it becomes too crowded in the evening ). Coming to food, we have been to Leopold's cafe(yum food + the popularity of being attacked by terrorists in 2008 makes it a must visit place) and Delhi Durbar which servers some average Mughalai and North Indian stuff(the interiors are done like a typical Indian restaurant). Altogether, Colaba is one of the best places in Mumbai to spend a day with friends, be it walking through the streets or getting some food !! It gives a pleasant experience for tourists. On the way back to the hotel, we spent few hours in Marine Drive, Mumbai in the evening as well which again adds up to the experience!
Written March 9, 2021
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Biren Singh
New Delhi, India29 contributions
Feb 2021 • Solo
This place has so much to offer. Amazing food options, I loved a small time restaurant called Baghdadi. Then there are so many nice cafés with good European dining options. Amazing architecture all around. Walk around in the neighborhood in the evening. Friendly people everywhere.
Written February 22, 2021
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Pappaloon
Mumbai, India35 contributions
Nov 2020
The best place to come in the evening and relax. Amazing view of the Taj Mahal hotel and the Gateway Of India.
Written November 25, 2020
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Iqbal M
Vadodara, India195 contributions
Mar 2020 • Couples
Colaba is one of the posh area of south mumbai .its great place to explore art gallery 👌then taj mahal hotel .and the beat part is its look like sea is beautiful with the view of gateway of india
Written April 14, 2020
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igolfCA
Williamsburg, VA1,688 contributions
Mar 2020
This is a large area located in the Southern part of Mumbai consisting of the Gateway of India, the Taj Hotel, waterfront, Sasoon Dock, shops, eateries, museums, and various historic buildings. There is a lot to see and do here.

The waterfront has a fish market that is interesting to visit. Many boats are in the area of all shapes and sizes, also interesting to see. We checked out some of the shops but didn’t try any of the street food or eat in any of the restaurants. Conditions seemed iffy to me at many of them.

Walking along the streets, there are many old buildings and mansions. Some are beautiful and seem to have been restored, while others are dilapidated and crumbling. Still, it is an area worth seeing and enjoying while in Mumbai.
Written March 26, 2020
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Aigoual
Norwich, Uk164 contributions
Nov 2019
Colaba is on the southern peninsula of Mumbai. Its most famous area is the waterfront where the amazing Gateway of India and the Taj Mahal Hotel are to be found both reviewed separately). This was one of my favourite parts of Mumbai. Even though it's always busy and crowded, it's picturesque, with a fisherman's quarter and, inland, some lovely art deco and colonial-style mansions. The place has a great buzz to it, with bars and streetfood, vendors of all kinds, and that sense of 'can-do' which pervades all of Mumbai.
Written March 15, 2020
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naveed
Vadodara, India158 contributions
Jan 2020 • Solo
Colaba is south Mumbai's posh area. It's such a clean neat area all colaba I love the vibes here feel such great iconic british Paris style buildings here
Written March 11, 2020
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Marion L
17 contributions
Jan 2020
Nice area to walk around. Clean. Lots of places to check out. Great places for pictures. I learned lots about the attack on the Taj Hotel. I do have to check out the movie to understand the story and the sacrifice the staff provided to look after their guests
Written February 28, 2020
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