Gateway Of India
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About Gateway Of India, Mumbai
Built on the banks of the Arabian Sea in Colaba district, the Gateway of India is one of the special monuments built during the British period in Mumbai. The colossal structure was constructed in 1924 to welcome the King George V and Queen Mary to Mumbai. The nearly 85 feet tall monument was built in basalt. It has four turrets which are the most prominent features of the monument. It lies at the end of the Chatrapati Shivaji Marg right next to the well-known Taj Hotel Mumbai. the place is undoubtedly one of the most iconic monuments in India.
It is one of the city’s most popular places to see for tourists and the open place in front of it is an area where people throng to spend quality time. It gives you a place to get an amazing view of the Mumbai harbor. Vendors, food stalls and photographers keep the place very busy throughout the day. It is a wonderful place just to see or sit and watch the sun set at. It is a national monument maintained by the Govt of India.
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One of the most iconic monuments of Mumbai, and even the country, Gateway of India was built in 1924 to commemorate King George V’s visit to India. There is no ticket for Gateway of India and it is open for all people to view and admire. You can however buy tickets for Gateway of India tours which will take you on a journey of various different attractions in Mumbai. Check Gateway of India ticket prices for tours on our ticketing section and also get combo offers for Gateway of India tickets combined with other awesome tours.
Gateway Of India Information
- The elephanta caves are located very close to the Gateway of India.
Gateway Of India Tickets Prices
- You can pay for the ferry ride if you wish to undertake it.
Gateway Of India Opening and Closing Hours
- This Place is always open 24 hours.
How To Get To Gateway Of India by Public Transport
- Take a local to CST, Churchgate or Marine Lines. Take a cab from here to reach.
Restaurants Near Gateway Of India
- Wasabi by Morimoto
- Sea Lounge
- Zodiac Grill
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This half-day Mumbai tour is strongly recommended for people who have just a few hours in hand and want to explore the fascinating Bollywood city! There is so much to see and do when visiting Bombay. Choose this tour and make your visit a memorable one!
Explore Mumbai and visit the natural wonder that is the Elephanta Caves. Stretching 9 nautical miles across the sea from the Gateway of India is Elephanta, also known as 'Gharapuri.' Visit this green island for one of the wonders of the 7th century: the painstakingly hewn rock-cut cave temple dedicated to Shiva. The Maheshamurti panel, in which Shiva is shown as a creator, protector and destroyer, is a sight that should be enjoyed at least once in a lifetime. Spend the second half of the tour with a visit to the Hanging Garden, Prince of Wales Museum, Marine drive, Mani Bhavan, and Victoria Terminus.
Join this tour to visit the various landmarks of Mumbai all in a day. You will be accompanied by an English-speaking guide who walk you through the historical importance as well as the present day relevance of each place you visit. Some of the landmarks you will see are the Gateway of India, Victoria Terminus, the Hanging Gardens, Mumbai University and Marine Drive. Also enjoy refreshments and a delicious lunch during your tour.
Cruise around Mumbai in an air-conditioned private vehicle during a customizable sightseeing tour in Mumbai. Choose up to five main attractions and lesser-known gems to see with a private guide, including the option to visit the Elephanta Caves or Kanheri Caves. Create your own full day-long itinerary, hitting highlights such as the Gateway to India, Mahalaxmi Temple, the hanging gardens and Victoria Terminus, or checking out offbeat sites like a traditional laundry.
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