Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Mumbai
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Address: Mumbai CST Area, DN Road, Mumbai, India
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The Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is a famous railway station in Mumbai which has a glorious architecture of its own. It was originally created by the British. It is situated in the central Mumbai where the western railway headquarter is located. This station is connected with all parts of the country by railway. A huge number of people travel on a regular basis from this terminal station. The main building of the station represents the style of Victorian era when the Gothic architecture dominated the design of the buildings.
At the entrance of the terminus, one can find the statues of lions and tigers. Because of its architecture, it has been declared a 'World Heritage Site' by UNESCO. One of the most iconic symbols of Mumbai, It is well connected by roads from all parts of Mumbai. The airport is also not so far from the station. Another interesting thing about it is its proximity to attractions of Mumbai like the Elephanta caves, Juhu Beach, Marine Drive, the Gateway of India and many more. The terminus used to be called the Victoria Terminus. Many Mumbai people rely heavily for their daily journey on the terminus.
Also known as Victoria Terminus and CST, this place is like a ray of hope for everybody who visits as its story of survival post 26/11 is a story which will be told for generations.
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Information
- Do not enter without a ticket.
- Find out the station that your train is coming on and be there on time.
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Ticket Prices
- Platform ticket charges. Or your tickets for locals or your train would suffice.
How To reach Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus by Public Transport
- Mumbai CST Area, it is the main station. You can take a train to CST from anywhere.
Restaurants Near Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus
- Noodle Wok
- Delhi Darbar Restaurant
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Love this railway station,,, one of the very old stations in India... connects local trains and connect to almost big cities and towns of India in all directions.. walkable distance to India Gate, excellent architecture and maintaining in excellent condition .. you can spend 1 hour to understand and enjoy this station before you step out busy road just outside. Bombay Stock Exchange and all major financial institutions are located nearby. You see very cosmopolitan life style in outside ... excellent place and love to visit again.
Greatest railway station in India serving as a terminal for both long-distance trains and commuter trains. And deserves to be a world heritage site. The Victorian architecture reminds of the old grand era. It's almost always crowded, but I think it's still convenient for commuters as the crowd is always on the move, unlike other stations where the crowd just keeps increasing in one place. There are many ticket counters too, so getting a ticket is relatively easy.Amazing experience...
Pretty big station. Cleanliness is good, thanks to support staff. Crowded but Mumbai and it's population, cannot really complain. Washrooms can be much cleaner. Multiple food options available. Connectivity is great from here. Just need polite staff on station 😉
The first railway station in India built by the British some 150 years ago, this Victorian masterpiece not only serves as an architectural beauty, but is the hub of the railway system feeding both local and long distance trains. Extremely busy throughout the day bustling with passengers and tourists alike, this building attains a different splendour at night when the lights adds to its beauty. Inside the terminal humongous fans rotate to provide some relief from the heat. Announcements are made in not only local languages, but also English making it convenient for foreigners finding their way.
Crowd. Busy. ...... still enchanting. India's one of the well known destinations. Earlier time known after the name of Queen Victoria of England. The most precious and prestigious locations of India are within reach. The best phacet of Indian commuters.
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