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“View of the harbour”
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Gateway of India
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Built in 1911 to welcome the King and Queen of England, this stone archway in Colaba is now a historic landmark.
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“View of the harbour”
Reviewed November 21, 2012

The view, the crowd, the looming Taj hotel facade and the smell of the sea, not always nice but distinctive.

Visited March 2012
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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“Cannot be enthousiastic”
Reviewed November 21, 2012

There is not much to be enthousiastic about this location. Yes, it is a big structure, and yes, there is a large square surrounding it and you can get on boats to the Elephanta caves. Maybe the best thing is the view on the Taj Mahal Palace & Tower Hotel. I might miss some sense of history, not having read up on the place at all.
Definite dislike are the beggars and photo-touts here. Enough to drive you crazy...

Visited October 2012
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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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“Crowded but worth it”
Reviewed November 21, 2012

Too many people and security hassles. Need to take a boat ride to see the monument from the other side, far from the madding crowd.

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Pulborough, United Kingdom
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“lovely building.”
Reviewed November 19, 2012

My hotel room looked out on this great site. Just amazing. The square gets really busy and buzzy, lovely atmosphere. Take a boat out from here to Elephanta island etc. A must see in Mumbai.

Visited November 2012
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goa
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“A must visit spot.”
Reviewed November 19, 2012

When visiting Mumbai this is a must visit place, always crowded, avoid the photograhers, they are expensive and not great quality.

Worth taking the 1 hour boat trip around the bay, or a half day trip to elephanta island.

Visited November 2012
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