City Tour

Get yourself to Mumbai darshan bus service and explore several attractions like Gateway of India, Planetarium, Colaba, Kamla Nehru Park, Haji Ali, Linking road and fabulous beaches of enchanting Mumbai city. City tour of Bombay – the great port city with its Victorian Gothic buildings from the British Raj Era mingling with the modern.

 

Gateway of India :

The Gateway of India is situated at Apollo Bunder It was a crude jetty used by fisher folks and was later renovated and used as a landing place of Birth Governors and other distinguishes personages. It was built in 1914 -18 to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary on 2nd December 1911. The arch is in Muslim style while the decorations are in Hindu style. The stone was locally obtained, while the perfotated screens were brought from Gwalior. From here one can go by ferry boats around the harbour and to Elephanta Caves. There are many luxury boats which will take visitors around the harbour for a couple of hours. This service is available till night. It is a pleasure to visit the spot in the evenings. One can reach here by buses and taxis from any part of the city. Near the Gateway of India, there is a statue of Shivaji the 17th century founder of the independent Hindu Kingdom of Maharashtra.

 

Gateway of India

The Gateway of India is situated at Apollo Bunder It was a crude jetty used by fisher folks and was later renovated and used as a landing place of Birth Governors and other distinguishes personages.

 

 

TAJ

Taj Mahal Palace

Since it opened in 1903, The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Mumbai has created its own unique history. From Maharajas and Princes to various Kings, Presidents, CEOs and entertainers, the Taj has played the perfect host, supportive of their every need.

 

 

Prince Wales Museum

Another greatest attraction of Mumbai is the Prince of Wales Museum, built in the Indo-Saracenic style. This museum is famous for its outstanding architecture and an imposing dome following the architectural styles of Western India of the 15th and 16th centuries.

 

 

Bandra–Worli Sea Link (BWSL)

The Bandra–Worli Sea Link (BWSL) , also known as the Rajiv Gandhi Sea Link is a cable-stayed bridge with pre-stressed concrete-steel viaducts on either side, that links Bandra and the western suburbs of Mumbai with Worli.

 

Jahangir Art Gallery

The first permanent art gallary in Mumbai built in 1952. It holds exhibitions of painting and sculpture time to time. Sir Jahangir Cowasji, after whom is named was a great patron of Art.

 

 

Rajabai Clock Tower

It is situated in the compound of Mumbai University and is named after Rajabai, mother of Premchand Raichand of famous banker and merchant of the 19th century.

 

 

Victoria Terminus RIy. Station

It stands on the east of municipal building. It is terminus for the local services and intersate service of Central Rly. Once it was a miserable wooden structure, which was pulled down in 1878, and a magnificent building was erected in 1888.

 

Marine Drive

The long stretch of road lines on the east with modern buildings & outskirting a fine seaside drive on the west from Nariman Point to Chowpatty. Marine Drive when illuminated at night it resembles to a diamond necklace, and is generally known a s “Queen’s Necklace”

 

 

Taraporawala Aquarium

It is situared at Marine drive and was built in 1951 at the cost of Rs 8 lakhs. In the hall fish of various specimens brought from different part of the world, are displayed in the tanks, which look like pictures frames in masonite partitions Jewellery of pearls are also exhibited here.

 

Chowpatty

It is an open sea There are many stalls of Bombay favourite delicious dish known as “Bhel Puri” In the evening people come over and enjoy Here you will find the big statue of Lokmanya Tilak (The funeral of Lokmanya Tilak also took place) and Vallabhbhai Patel.

 

 

Kamala Nehru Park

It is named after the wife of late Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru & the mother of the late Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi and it is built in 1922. From this park you can have a full panoramic view of Bombay. A big shoe-house has been constructed.

 

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