Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus

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  • Address: Mumbai CST Area, DN Road, Mumbai, India
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Landmark, Family And Kids, Architecture , Station

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. 

  • Do not enter without a ticket. 
  • Find out the station that your train is coming on and be there on time. 

  • Platform ticket charges. Or your tickets for locals or your train would suffice. 

  • Mumbai CST Area, it is the main station. You can take a train to CST from anywhere. 

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  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Address: Mumbai CST Area, DN Road, Mumbai, India
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Timing: 24-hrs
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Price: Free
  • Time required to visit Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 9.17% of people who visit Mumbai include Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in their plan

  • 82.24% of people start their Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus

Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus

People normally club together Gateway Of India and Essel World while planning their visit to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Railway Station with multiple platforms to get on trains. Serves both suburban & long distance trains. An iconic building with history behind. Earlier it was called Victoria Terminus - after Queen Victoria of England. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus was coined recently after the govt approved the new name. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was the Genesis of Maratha Empire in India

  • Old VT(Victoria Terminus) build by the British. Good for history and taking photos. The station building is designed in the High Victorian Gothic style of architecture. The building exhibits a fusion of influences from Victorian Italianate Gothic Revival architecture and classical Indian architecture. The skyline, turrets, pointed arches, and eccentric ground plan are close to classical Indian palace architecture.

  • This is the best railway station. Good to travel. Good looking. Clean. Beautiful. Nice. In the vicinity of many useful places. Nice view.

  • "CSMT" railway station is a good railway station with water, eating, sitting, toilet facilities are there.There are platforms at this busy railway stations. Neat, clean and tidy surroundings. Enough number of foot over bridges. Drinking water, food courts, wheel chair facilities, perfect security. Parking facility also available.....

  • Chhatrapati Shivaj Terminal is a World Heritage Site declared by UNESCO in 2004. It is a very iconic building. One of the most historical landmarks of the city is built in 1887-1888.

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