Designed by William Emerson in 1869 now renamed Mahatma Phule Market having uniformly arranged stalls selling a variety of Fruit-Vegetables and Spices.
A 19th Century view of Bazargate Street in Northern Fort area, Head quarters of Shroffs, Indian bankers. The houses along the street were occupied mainly by Bohras & Parsis.
RAJABAI CLOCK TOWER
This grand structure, 260 ft. high, forms a part of the city’s university campus and overlooks the Esplanade, a stretch of lush green situated in the southern tip of the city. Based on the designs of Sir Gilbert Scott, the construction of the tower commenced in 1878. The tower is named after Rajabaee, the mother of the donor, Seth Premchand Raychand.
In a city that boasts several beaches, Chowpatty is particularly popular owing to its convenient location in the heart of South Mumbai. Famalies enjoy converging at the beach on weekends and holidays to enjoy the delicious local snacks of bhel and pani-puri.
The beach comes alive every year towards the end of the monsoon, as hundreds of gigantic idols of the elephant headed god Ganesha are immersed into the waters of the Arabian Sea.
This mosque and dargah, a shrine dedicated to a revered saint, is situated amidst the waters of the Arabian Sea. It is accessed by a narrow pedestrian pathway leading from the mainland. The promenade overlooking the shrine was built over 200 years ago from reclaimed land, as part of a process to consolidate the erstwhile cluster of islands into a single landmass. The shrine is regarded as a guardian of the city’s destiny.
MARINE DRIVE FLYOVER
Once known as Kennedy Sea Face, marine Drive is a unique water-front promenade exceeding five kilometers in length. Its array of Art-Deco buildings have few parallels anywhere in the world. The tall buildings seen in the background are in Nariman Point, a business area developed in the 1960s.
VICTORIA GARDEN (NOW JIJAMATA BHONSALE UDYAN)
This garden complex in Byculla in South-Central Mumbai houses the city’s main zoological park. It was laid out in the 1860s, an era in which the city underwent a major transformation. The zoo houses several species of birds and animals. The garden is a favoured spot for relaxation and leisure trips.
PRINCEOF WALES MUSEUM (NOW CHHATRAPARI SHIVAJI VASTU SANGRAHALAYA)
A creation by Architect George Wittet, the museum building is a magnificent combination of Indo-Islamic and European architectural styles. Its highlight is undoubtedly the mammoth central dome. The museum is a treasure trove of many fine object of Art and Archeology, it also has a dedicated section for natural History.
KALA GHODA PRECINCT
Kala Goda (black horse) derives its name from an equestrian statue that once existed on the spot. The area is a proud symbol of the city’s 19th century Neo-Gothic architecture. The precinct is popular as a venue for street exhibitions of the city’s artists.
Initially called as Frere Fountain. In honour of Sir Bartle Frere the Fountain was designed by R.Norman Shaw in Britain and was felicitously placed in 1869 at the intersection of the east-west-north and south axes and which was renamed as HUTATMA CHOWK in 1961.
GATEWAY OF INDIA
The Gateway of India at Apollo Bunder was completed in 1924 on which the gateway and Tajmahal Hotel are located. It was also named as “PALWAH”, the sable fish found abundantly in the surrounding waters.
1938 AERIAL VIEW OF Victoria Terminus; It was also formerly known as “BORI BUNDER” station from where Asia’s First train departed on 6th April 1853.
ISKCON temple or Hare Rama Hare Krishna temple at Juhu in Mumbai is among the most visited sacred temples dedicated to Lord Krishna or Lord Radha Rasabihari. Managed by ISKCON, the temple is built on the prime land of Hare Krishna Land sprawling over 4 acres. Hare Rama Hare Krishna temple has been a moving tribute to Srila Parabhupada's genius and perseverance that has spread Krishna consciousness. Also known as Radha Rasabihariji temple, thousands of devotees flock the temple from across the globe.
You will enjoy the sheer presence of devotees congregating the ISKCON temple. Every day about 5 thousand pilgrims visit the temple and on Sundays the number swells to over 10 thousand. Janmasthami is the grandest occasion celebrated in August and September each year. It is the time when ISKCON temple at Juhu becomes a host to millions of devotees