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Gateway of India

Peninsula at end of C. Shivaji Maharaj Marg, Mumbai, 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.
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  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Peninsula at end of C. Shivaji Maharaj Marg, Mumbai, India
+91 94180 81904
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Gateway of India is a must visit for everyone who visits Mumbai. Being a localite it is a sense of pride whenever you go there. Located in South Mumbai it is frequented by a lot of people. One can also board a ferry from here...More

Thank aug703
Reviewed yesterday

Magnificent monument and environment both for its history and meaning. Full place is full tourists and locals vendors. Just OK!

Thank reneeg776
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Gateway itself was a bit smaller than I imagined, but also more beautiful. Although there is quite a lot of security, I didn't find it heavy handed and there is no charge to get right up close to the Gateway and walk all around...More

Thank AlexSwallow
Reviewed 2 days ago

Especially when you're staying at the Taj, opposite, you have to wonder over - it is, after all an iconic building. Once there, it is a bit disappointing : there is a fence around it, there are lots of hawkers and the crowd makes it...More

Thank Dirk W
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited Gsteway of India while touring in Mumbai. It was really busy with lots of public around. The security around the place was very good. The photographers were also helpful and we managed to get good photos of the area including Taj Mahal Hotel...More

Thank jalsakaro
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful monument built to welcome the King of England to Bombay. It’s has impressive architecture and worth a visit.

Thank slmnsam
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Entrance is free, although you will need to pass through security and don’t be conned by the local ‘guides’ into employing them. It is a spectacular monument and a good photo opportunity, unfortunately at the time of our visit a massive stage was being erected...More

Thank Richard I
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Travelled to see this, and found that some form of function or concert was being prepared for...and they’d completely blocked the view. Security prevented anyone even sneaking to the side of the barriers to take a look. All petty officialdom and frustrating.

Thank 749sebastian
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

In itself, the building is nice but not that special, but really worth seeing for the atmosphere around it, with families, young people, and tourists strolling around, taking photos, enjoying. A real taste of India in a relaxed way.. Go at sunset for the best...More

Thank florenicolas
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

nice place special at evening time when the lights of the gate way is on and cool atmosphere . there are also photographed who click a nice picture of you with the gate way

Thank jagannath p
It’s the tourist central of the city with a liberal
dose of rich history, iconic eating and drinking
joints and artistic connections that have found
prominent mentions in Gregory
David Roberts’
Shantaram. Stroll down Colaba Causeway for kitschy
street shopping
bargains. Take a break at the many
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8 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
11 February 2017|
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Response from Prabhakar S | Reviewed this property |
sunday will be better day for tour