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Gateway of India

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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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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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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| Apollo Bandar, Colaba, Mumbai 400001, India
South Mumbai
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Reviewed today

Packed with people geeting a biat-ride out around the harbour. Queues without any structure so as a tourist up against fellow TOURISTS of Indian citizens you are really dead meat unless you push and shove. It's a VVIP Gate with a solid history but really...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Daithí Ó
Reviewed today

A beautiful part of Mumbai, the structure, the sea, the landmark Taj Mahal hotel, the pigeons, and, most importantly, the authentic feel of the vibrant, crowded city combine to make this a must-do!

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank DipuKV
Reviewed today via mobile

The feel of sea breeze in the evening, surrounded by hawkers and people and the selfie taking crowd is a nostalgic experience. The sea on one side and iconic taj hotel on the other side .. you can walk to either side and enjoy an...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank sumeshkhanna
Reviewed yesterday

Is is a great monument to see but is extremely busy. Go early to miss the huge amount of visitors who arrive throughout the day. Quite dirty around the outside but still worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank chrissie21Yorkshire
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Crowded. Lot of people trying to get you to buy things or hire them as guides. Go early in the morning when it is much less people.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank BGK190479
Reviewed 2 days ago

The view of the Taj Hotel from here is better than the Gateway. Anyway, it a landmark, so don't miss seeing it.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Wilhelm W
Reviewed 2 days ago

A must-visit tourist place in Mumbai! Its iconic, picturesque, and of course nostalgic with a lots of good memories of Mumbaikars.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank thehogamists
Reviewed 2 days ago

This spot has a rich history and amazing views of the hotels nearby. I had a very competent tour guide who to time to share with us history and helped us take as many pics as we wanted.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank BhekiDprofessor
Reviewed 3 days ago

I really mean what I say on the title from my heart. Whenever I feel I need a break from the daily life of Mumbai, my favorite destination is the Gateway. In the past too I have visited this spot with my colleagues on official...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 550pamela
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For a iconic landmark it's not as clean and overly crowded . But I would still say worth a visit as can be doubled up with visit to The Taj.

Date of experience: November 2019
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joellenw802
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.
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joellenw802
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
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TrevandPat
February 4, 2019|
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Response from Carol K | Reviewed this property |
Hi Trevor, Gateway of India is in South Mumbai, overlooking Arabian sea. I believe India Gate is in New Delhi.
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