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So as not to defile sacred air, earth or water by cremating, burying or putting corpses in water, the Parsee sect places their dead within a tower, where the bodies are consumed by birds.
  • Excellent16%
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  • Average42%
  • Poor8%
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1 week ago
“Parsi crematorium ”
8 Nov 2017
“Very private”
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Malabar Hill, Mumbai, India
Malabar Hill/Peddar Road
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Truly, it cannot be classified as an attraction as this is a crematorium for Parsi community only. Infact, a non-Parsi is not even allowed inside after a certain point. The last rituals of the Parsis after their death are performed here and their body is...More

2  Thank PrabhaJain
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Not much to see here as it is the place the Parsi dispose of the dead by placing the bodies on the tower to be eaten by birds. Message is not to defile the earth by burying or cremation. No admittance by non Parsi. The...More

Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This is a parsi cemetery, only parsi people allowed inside. A bit terrifing if you go during night time. Other than that nothing there.

Thank vedantch
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Not interesting to see but fascinating to know about. And if you visit once, you’ll be talking about it forever. In a drive around the Hanging Gardens in the upscale neighborhood of Malabar Hill, all you’ll see of the Tower of Silence is the entry...More

1  Thank floh1203
Reviewed 14 November 2016

One should not call it an attraction as it is the burial place for parsee community. Nothing to see here.

2  Thank thatzamit
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The Tower of Silence, also known as Parsee Bawdi, is a graveyard that is situated in the posh Malabar Hill region of the city. Covering an area of 55 acres, this funeral ground is where the last rites of people belonging to the Parsee community...More

1  Thank thrilladventure
Reviewed 11 September 2016

You would probably have been told or read about Mumbai's "Tower of Silence", its mysteries and meanings. As a matter of fact, it is not a tourist attraction, it is not opened for visitors, and specially to those that do not belong to the Parse...More

7  Thank LuizDutraNeto
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

This is a crematorium built by Parsis only for their community. Parsis have an unique way of cremation. People from other communities are prohibited from entering this place.

3  Thank rekhavinod
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

The tower of silence is where a Parsi is laid to rest after they pass away. This is a huge area from Kemps Corner to Malabar Hill. There are a lot of trees in this area. One drives up from Kemps Corner. There are a...More

Thank GauravChand
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Nothing to see only to feel the idea of the Parsians who want to donate each and every part of their body even after their death, whether to a hungry vulture or mankind

1  Thank Karan002
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