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Gateway of India

Peninsula at end of C. Shivaji Maharaj Marg, Mumbai (Bombay), India
+91 94180 81904
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Built in 1911 to welcome the King and Queen of England, this stone archway in Colaba is now a historic landmark.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Peninsula at end of C. Shivaji Maharaj Marg, Mumbai (Bombay), India
Gateway of India
+91 94180 81904
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Whenever some come over to Mumbai for the first time there's always a visit to this place. You could also catch a ferry from here to elephanta caves and alibhag.

Thank Ashkarle
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful monument, it's nice to walk along the boardwalk nearby and maybe have a drink at the Taj Mahal Tower

Thank Shannon F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The place is good but always crowded.. Do visit during day but it's real beauty is at night.. so drop in after 8 pm.. it's well lighted.. crowd also reduces by 80%..

Thank JibuGeorge
Reviewed 4 days ago

the structure is the face of mumbai since long. boats to elephanta caves starts from here. little crowded. must visit photostop while visiting Mumbai

Thank Onkitaa
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Gateway of India is so beautiful. It is a very crowded place. Please watch your bags. If you are a foreigner like myself, the Indians will want to take pictures with you. I usually say no and they will walk away. However, they might take...More

Thank Cynthiachung94
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place to wander around, easy access, be alert like all tourist places smooth talkers and pickpockets around. AVOID sundays as it is a walking street and overcrowded. easy access to boats to cross over to Elephanta caves, Alibaugh to the nice new beach restaurant...More

Thank S1849YLsabrinaf
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is on most tourists bucket list, it's worth a visit, but watch for pickpockets, and scammers, too many photographers trying to pitch a sale. Try not to carry too much luggage, security is very tight.

Thank scottishgrass
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Magical place, easy to reach and walk around. Security on the way in makes you feel more at ease. Beware loads of hawkers wanting to take photos for you.

Thank Bonnie I
Reviewed 6 days ago

From the Gateway of India, one could take a speed boat or an ordinary one to go to Elephanta caves, Alibaug which is again home to some amazing beaches in the state of Maharashtra. The Gateway is usually crowded on weekends and local youngsters hang...More

Thank vandan1967
Reviewed 6 days ago

Boat rides are easily available starting from 50 bucks for an hour. Elephanta caves is easily accessible from Gateway.

Thank Shruti S
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7 June 2017|
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Response from Fazal M | Reviewed this property |
no. it's better to go to this place with public transport. it is close to churchgate station
26 May 2017|
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Response from HEMANTKEDIA | Reviewed this property |
maybe going inside premises is not allowed as when i went there were barracks there so but the outside view is only pretty awesome
10 February 2017|
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Response from Prabhakar S | Reviewed this property |
sunday will be better day for tour