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
About Gateway of India
1 - 10 of 7,775 reviews
Magnificent monument and environment both for its history and meaning. Full place is full tourists and locals vendors. Just OK!
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
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
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
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
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.
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