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Gateway of India

Peninsula at end of C. Shivaji Maharaj Marg, Mumbai (Bombay), India
+91 94180 81903
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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%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat ride” (403 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Peninsula at end of C. Shivaji Maharaj Marg, Mumbai (Bombay), India
Gateway of India
+91 94180 81903
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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Perfect place to freshen your mind during the evening. One can have 🚣 ride for just rs. 80/ on sharing basis for 1/2 an hour.

Thank Jai M
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful built gate. Very massive and very scenic.. very crowded place.. so many eateries around

Thank sanchithamum
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Honestly, I don't feel that this place require some kind of reviews or any other introduction as this place is itself a popular and self introductory. Its a place of historical background and looks very beautiful in the evening because of its lighting system done...More

Thank Sam420_23
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

The gateway should definitely be included as part of a tour of mumbai. It's a lovey view of the harbour and Taj hotel as well as the gateway. An interesting part of the British heritage in India.

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

This is one of the must see attractions in Mumbai . Just opposite to the Taj hotel. Very popular with the tourists and locals both

Thank Anuj07
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Must see, but combine your visit with trip to elephanta island (caves), as ferries leave from here. Best to leave early in the day when cooler and less busy both here and on the island. Easy to get ferry tickets at the ticket building in...More

Thank TorotoroMiromiro
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

...so plan your visit carefully unless you want to spend 3 hours just going back and forth if you are not staying close-by. There is a market a block or so from the Gateway of India...lots of people but safe and inexpensive. You can also...More

Thank Jaime P
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This imposing structure is the gateway to the sea and located at the harbor. The beautiful waves lap against the wall. Very busy area filled with happy, cheerful tourists. Enjoy the sunset and sunrise from this beautiful vantage.

Thank raninawaz
Reviewed 24 February 2017

No public parking around. Come here by either walk/public transport. There are lots of photographers with portable photo printers who will take good photos and print it out for just Rs 30/copy.

Thank mulajkar
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Good for people who want to just roam,chill,click pictures and eat snacks and so.... You can visit with family .Kids.friends and so.. one of the well-known Mumbai tourist destination. Not recommend on sunny weather. Only during evening or monsoon or winter season.

Thank Varun C
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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