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Gateway of India

Apollo Bandar | Colaba, Mumbai 400001, India
+91 99287 80565
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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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  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Apollo Bandar | Colaba, Mumbai 400001, India
+91 99287 80565
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

History awaits you here but the condition of the place leave you with lot of disappointment. Still this gives one of the best views of sea in Mumbai. And yes TAJ, the most iconic hotel of India...

Thank 260rjp
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We visited at Sunset which is the busiest time of day, but it was great nonetheless. Fantastic gateway. Way more impressive than you could ever imagine on TV. Expect to be asked for photographs by photographers who then want to charge you money for it....More

Thank Desiree79
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Built to commemorate a long dead British monarchy it must have taken ages and cost a fortune none of which I suspect we British paid for. It is a nightly monument and very popular and a visit is worthwhile for both it and its surroundings...More

Thank Greeklover20
Reviewed 20 May 2017

You feel fortunate & very proud to visit this heritage monument which has been maintained as if it is built today. Truly grand & amazingly beautiful. The huge open space in front of monument can accommodate as many tourists even on a weekend or any...More

Thank Pradeep M
Reviewed 20 May 2017

a great landmark of the mumbai city. evening are usally pretty & crowded with cool air breeze from the sea. just opposite the the Landmark Hotel Taj Mahal. walking arpund the area is a great experience & can local street shopping & great option of...More

Thank sandeepkumarmodi70
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

The gateway is a really interesting area of Mumbai. From here you can see the famous Taj hotel and you're not far from the museums and a pretty cool open air market. Also you can get a ferry to the islands nearby which are also...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Interesting place visited by many many Indian,s visiting Mumbai as well as school children. We enjoyed visiting here and feeling the history of the place

Thank worldholidaying
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Awe inspiring building with the perfect location. Just by the sea and next to the taj hotel. Fantastic structure

Thank BhatPavan
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

It was a beautiful experience watching the gateway of India and having a great time with the local friends,it was full of people at the time when we went there ,tourists from all around the world.We took quite nice photos,ate some street food,all I have...More

Thank Shahib K
Reviewed 18 May 2017

A must visit in Mumbai, crowd of every age, relaxing & capturing memories. Mesmerising view of never ending sea & Taj hotel on the other side. Best time to go would be early morning or evenings. We have been here many times & the most...More

Thank Kritika S
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 Ansh0603 | Reviewed this property |
Its going to be a tricky thing tge pay parking is generally full, best option available to park your vehicle at a nearby lanes, remember single parking is allowed, double parking will have its consequences.
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