Kala Ghoda

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  • Address: Kala Ghoda, South Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Streets

The Kala Ghoda stretch can be roughly categorized as the stretch from the Southern end of Mahatma Gandhi Road, going up till Mumbai University on its northern end, with Oval Maidan to its west and is adorned with Lion Gate to the east. The name Kala Ghoda has actually derived from an equestrian statue of King Edward VII. This statue was placed at the centre of the then Esplanade Road. The statue, a mere memory of the colonial area, has been taken off from here but the name Kala Ghoda has stuck ever since.

Today, the area is known to be the perfect hub of cultural activity and boasts of various important institutions like the Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay University, the Museum, National Gallery of Modern Art, Max Mueller Bhavan , Bombay Natural History Society, Elphinstone College, David Sassoon Library around it and Institute of Science all of which can be explored on foot. You will also come across a host of designers, restaurants and cafes in this area which make the area so lively. The biggest highlight though of this Art District is the Kala Ghoda Festival which happens in February and is the best place to find artists, musicians and craft persons under one roof.

Kala Ghoda Travel Tips

  • Avoid post 5:00 as the traffic gets really bad here.
  • Find out about the tickets for the Kala Ghoda festival if you happen to visit during February.

Entrance Ticket Details For Kala Ghoda

  • Depends on what you are visiting.

Kala Ghoda Hours

  • It is a neighborhood in South Bombay hence it is open at all times.

How to Reach Kala Ghoda

  • Get down at Marine Lines or Churchgate Station and take a cab from there.

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  • Kala Ghoda Address: Kala Ghoda, South Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Kala Ghoda Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Kala Ghoda(preferred time): 03:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Kala Ghoda: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 2.33% of people who visit Mumbai include Kala Ghoda in their plan

  • 95% of people start their Kala Ghoda visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Kala Ghoda

Monday, Wednesday and Saturday

75% of people prefer walking in order to reach Kala Ghoda

People normally club together Asiatic Society and Flora Fountain while planning their visit to Kala Ghoda.

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

Kala Ghoda Reviews & Ratings

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  • Is there any entry fees for this

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    • No, the Kala Ghoda festival in Mumbai does not have any entry fee. 

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  • Entry tickets for Hai Mera Dil

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    • Since Kala Ghoda is an entry free festival, attending most of the events is free. You can try calling the Kala Ghoda Association contact number  91 (22) 4976 4664 for details regarding the same. 

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