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About Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST), is an historic railway station and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India which serves as the headquarters of the Central Railways. Designed by Frederick William Stevens with influences from Victorian Italianate Gothic Revival architecture and traditional Mughal buildings, the station was built in 1887 in the Bori Bunder area of Mumbai to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria. The new railway station was built on the location of the Bori Bunder Station and is one of the busiest railway stations in India, serving as a terminal for both long-distance trains and commuter trains of the Mumbai Suburban Railway. The station's name was changed to its present one in March 1996 and it is now known simply as CST (or CSTM). Total 154 passenger trains Start/End/PassThrough Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. Total 591 Stations are directly connected to Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus via these 269 passenger trains.

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Home to Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is the city of Mumbai in the country of India. If you have enough time to explore the interiors of the city, you will pass by Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus.

Attractions like Mahalakshmi Temple, Gateway Of India, Shree Siddhivinayak, Elephanta Caves and Haji Ali Dargah are the usual crowd pullers of Mumbai and you might easily miss out Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus amidst these top things to do.

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Private Tour: Kanheri Caves, Elephanta Caves or Karla and Bhaja Caves from Mumbai
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Journey back in time on this private tour from Mumbai to ancient Indian rock-cut caves. You have three cave options to choose from: the Kanheri Caves, the Elephanta Caves or both the Karla Caves and Bhaja Caves. With your knowledgeable private guide from history and heritage tours of Mumbai, explore one of these cave complexes to discover the early phases of Buddhist architecture, known as the Hinayana phase, and marvel at the incredibly detailed representations of Buddha carved into the rock walls. Your tour includes private air-conditioned transport, a traditional Indian lunch (depending on tour option selected) and entrance fees.

 
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An hour-long ferry ride from Mumbai reaches you to the Elephanta Island, a representative of the past eras. This island houses the ancient Elephanta Caves and you can explore the uniqueness of the bygone eras concealed in the nooks and corners of these caves.
Carved out of a solid rock and motivated by Shiaivism, the Elephanta Caves are bound to arouse in you a calm and reverential sense. As you walk past the skillfully carved sculptures, the pleasant rhythms of chisel and hammer strike the chords of your heart and bring about a stirring experience. Perfectly chiseled rock surfaces, skilfully done, near perfect carved sculptures, intensely cut chambers, intricate art exhibited in stonework, fine and mellow columns & seek for undeviating, dedicated attention from its visitors. These deeply and perfectly sculpted pieces of art, found at this manifestation of relic India, allow you to perceive divination in the true sense of the term.

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  • Undoubtedly the grandest railway station in India. 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.

  • I would like to say that it is the grandest railway station in India. 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 but sometimes the queue is long. Its very much convenient for tourists. Because announcements are made in Marathi, Hindi and also English languages. 7 platforms for local trains out of which first 2 are for harbor line, 3 & 4 are for central line slow and 5, 6 & 7 are for central line fast trains (sometimes used for slow trains). Another 11 platforms are for long distance trains. Biggest architecture of the British style and era. More security and cleanliness needed very badly. The subway is very convenient for passengers. Mostly less crowded station. But its very crowded during peak hours.

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  • Convenient for tourists. Because announcements are made in Marathi, Hindi and also English languages. 7 platforms for local trains out of which first 2 are for harbor line, 3 & 4 are for central line slow and 5, 6 & 7 are for central line fast trains (sometimes used for slow trains). Another 11 platforms are for long distance trains. Biggest architecture of the British style and era. More security and cleanliness needed very badly. The subway is very convenient for passengers. Mostly less crowded station. But very crowded during peak hours.

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  • Very Beautiful Railway Terminal in India. World Heritage Site. Night view of this Railway Terminal is amazing. Long distance Trains originate from here to all others important cities of India. One of the oldest Railway Terminal. Previously known ad Victoria Terminal in British Rules.

  • An icon of the mega city of Mumbai and the nerve centre of rail transportation. HQ of the central railways of India. The buzz is amazing and the architecture like none other in the world. Millions of passengers pass through this edifice , and amongst the humongous crowds , the station functions like a perfectly chugging train. Has to be seen to be believed.

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