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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
Apollo Bandar | Colaba, Mumbai 400001, India
+91 99287 80565
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

This Gateway was purpose-built to celebrate the landing of King George V & Queen Mary upon their landing here in 1911. Fittingly, this gateway was also the place where the last regiment of British troops left India in a ceremony in 1948, marking Indian independence...More

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 22 May 2017

another big arch. crowded, have to go to security, nothing there. commemorates some english kings visit to serfdom india.

Thank murray a
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We visited this place with some Foreigner friends (as we hadnt been in while ourself). The entry was very pushed. The building was lovely and of course iconic in its history but nothing much after that. There are lot of vendors who keep annoying you....More

Thank Atul C
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

One of the magnificent landmark monuments in Mumbai. It overlooks the the famous Taj Hotel. This place is crowded all the time. You can take a round trip ferry or head to caves via a ferry from here. You can also walk down the sea-face...More

Thank Sujay K
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
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