Colaba is a small island situated in the south western part of Mumbai. The island was originally inhabited by the Kolis. The southern part of Colaba is occupied by the military where the army trainings are provided. The Gateway of India along with the Taj Mahal hotel nearby is the popular landmark of Colaba. The place is famous for its shops. There are shops where one can find almost everything. It is a hugely populated area.
Apart from the famous fruit sellers, there are medical shops, fish market, grocery market and the famous cloth market of the southern Mumbai. There are many famous museums like the Prince of Wales in Colaba where one can find lots of antiques preserved with great care. Colaba was originally settled by the Portuguese and they ruled the island for a long time. A lot of the buildings have retained a part of this Portuguese heritage. It is quite a leafy area too. Several older cinema halls here are also a wonderful sight to see. The Colaba is also popular for its tasty foods ranging from Chinese, Indian and the Continental. It is a famous tourist destination in Mumbai for its historic as well as cultural value.
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7.91% of people who visit Mumbai include Colaba in their plan
08 AM - 09 AM
36.36% of people start their Colaba visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
People usually take around 5 Hrs to see Colaba
92.56% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Colaba