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Gateway of India

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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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| Apollo Bandar, Colaba, Mumbai 400001, India
South Mumbai
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Very busy place. I would suggest for a tourist to stay at the Mumbai Taj Palace/Tower hotel then take a quickly early morning stroll here as it gets very busy throughout the day. If you are looking for an empty or relatively empty picture of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

The heart of mumbai is the best place to visit in rainy season. The best here is you can travel to elephanta caves and alibaug through the ferry from gate way . The beautiful place is best for sunset views and family time spending ....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Gateway of India is a huge, imposing monument to British colonial power. It's an impressive architectural gem and the building has beautiful, intricately carved granite stone. The view out to the Arabian sea is spectacular with shots waiting to Dock at the Mumbai wharves....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Sarah P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The most imp landmark of Mumbai n a starting point for any tourist. A place worth visiting post the monsoons to enjoy the historic monument n capture own pics with the majestic structure at the background as also the Taj Mahal hotel diagonally opposite it....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Ashish K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic, nostalgic and magnetic are the three words which would describe this amazing place. Every time I am here, I enjoy the outdoor environment and the breeze in this place. The aura of this monument is simply great.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A different and pleasant morning with world class classical singers. Natural sound of ocean breeze mixed with Indian classical singer.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SamB5301
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Gateway of India with Taj property is signature place in Mumbai ! but do not forget to visit “Kala Ghoda” art district & Heritage buildings near & surrounding it & the Church Gate. Colaba Causeway is the must place to walk around for shopping. Leopold...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 55kamalm
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful Monument located on the sea...Pride of Mumbai..Visited after 15 years.. Brought back memories..A must see place in Mumbai..Lots of Photo opportunities.. Missed taking the Boat ride because of lack of time..

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank sanjeev1968
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Gateway of India is in churchgate near fort. Mumbai best place to see it. From gateway of India we can go to elephanta cave's with boat.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited this place almost after 35+ years and saw very many pleasant changes. For the reasons of security proper checking booths are in place and police is monitoring the place. the place is worth visiting at night due to the lighting that brings out the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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February 7, 2019|
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Response from TravelwithVivek | Reviewed this property |
There's is a ferry facility ..to Alibag , elephenta caves & yes yachts can also be booked if you stay at Hotel Taj.
February 7, 2019|
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Response from mikelapsley | Reviewed this property |
If you mean do small boats depart from Gateway of India then yes it is possible. A boat trip to an island called Elephanta leaves from Gateway of India, meant to be worth it. Mumbai an amazing place but be prepared for crazy... More
February 4, 2019|
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Response from CarolzK | Reviewed this property |
Hi Trevor, Gateway of India is in South Mumbai, overlooking Arabian sea. I believe India Gate is in New Delhi.