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Gateway of India

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Address: Peninsula at end of C. Shivaji Maharaj Marg, Mumbai (Bombay), India
Phone Number: +91 94182 62963
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Built in 1911 to welcome the King and Queen of England, this stone archway...

Built in 1911 to welcome the King and Queen of England, this stone archway in Colaba is now a historic landmark.

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Crowded .. view of taj is the main attraction

With the taj hotel besides it , a joyful view is presented . Many ferry rides to other attractions from here . Not the most preferred place of visit in Mumbai but a must watch... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

With the taj hotel besides it , a joyful view is presented . Many ferry rides to other attractions from here . Not the most preferred place of visit in Mumbai but a must watch once . Click a photo with a view of the taj , pigeons and the vast sea with your loved ones.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

One the main sites in Mumbai to visit. 26m high. Many tours pass by or a quick photo stop but it is worth having a look up close if you can. Access is via a security check and there is an option of having your photo taken by photographers located by the structure. As it is located on the waterfront... More 

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Keighley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The building is fascinating. But it really seems to be a place to promenade with friends and family. That is what makes it even more interesting

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Situated in a nice, touristy part of Mumbai. Lots and lots of locals enjoying the sun and venue. Impressive architecture and great history, worth a visit.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went to Gateway of India 7 years ago and wanted to visit again. Great view. Popular with the tourist.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Cannot describe. Must see for yourself! Go early. Gets busy very quickly. Careful of pickpockets. Lots of restaurants in the area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Could not get close to the Gateway as there was an event on the day I visited. But, according to Wikipedia the Gateway was built to the visit of King George V of the United Kingdom and Queen Mary of Teck to commemorate Bombay in 1911. It took thirteen years until the building was finished. When the monument was just... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of India's iconic landmark which is best visited in the evening or at night. A good view of the prestigious Taj Hotel can be seen from the side of the Gateway with a harbour view in the foreground.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

's a different panorama. You cannot see this scene of yachts and boats bobbing in the sea anywhere else in Mumbai. It's right across the iconic Taj Mahal hotel.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Gateway of India is the classic entrance to the country along the Arabian Sea built by the British during the 20th century in Mumbai City of Maharashtra state in Western India.It is a basalt arch, 85 feet high used as a landing place for British governors and other prominent people. The Gateway has also been referred to as the... More 

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