Gateway Of India, Mumbai

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  • Address: Peninsula at end of C. Shivaji Maharaj Marg, Mumbai, India (Gateway of India)
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Monument, Family And Kids, Architecture
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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.

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  • The elephanta caves are located very close to the Gateway of India.

Gateway Of India Ticket 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 reach 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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Things to Know Before Visiting Gateway Of India

  • 95% of people who visit Mumbai include Gateway Of India in their plan

  • 42.62% of people start their Gateway Of India visit around 5 PM - 6 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Gateway Of India

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

69.61% of people prefer walking in order to reach Gateway Of India

People normally club together Dhobi Ghat and Marine Drive while planning their visit to Gateway Of India.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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