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Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus

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    Naval K.
    "magnificent piece of architecture"(15 Tips)
    Juhika A.
    "best in town n evn choosed best by times of india!!"(2 Tips)
    Inder D.
    "Its lively no matter wht time of the day !"(2 Tips)
    Nilesh W.
    "busy station in mumbai"(2 Tips)
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  • Divya M.heart icon on user image
    Divya MulanjurNovember 3, 2015
    Take the subway from the station to the opposite side of the road to enjoy a terrific full view of this Gothic architecture marvel. The splendid structure is beautifully lit at night. A must visit.
  • Louis Vuitton
    Louis VuittonApril 5, 2012
    Welcome to the busiest railway station in India! Enjoy the beautiful Victorian Gothic Revival architecture, especially the blue Indian stone and Italian marble in the Star Chamber.
  • Jay M.
    Jay MalkarJune 27, 2011
    Its one of the most Important Place in Bombay...And also One of the most Oldest Victorian Structure...Must Visit to Experience its Beauty & Kios...
  • Nikhilesh P.
    Nikhilesh PatelOctober 31, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Designed by Frederick William Stevens with influences from Victorian Italianate Gothic Revival architecture and Indian (Mughal and Hindu) traditional buildings, the station was built in 1887.
  • Rahil A.
    Rahil AliMay 18, 2013
    No matter wht tym of d day it is, you'll always find atleast 1 tourist wid a DSLR clicking the beautiful construction of d building and a confused Indian trying to figure out what's so interesting :p
  • Vivek V.heart icon on user image
    Vivek VenkatramMarch 20, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    An excellent example of Victorian Gothic Revival architecture in India, blended with themes deriving from Indian traditional architecture. The building became the symbol of Mumbai as the ‘Gothic City
  • Saket S.heart icon on user image
    Saket SumanAugust 29, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    You feel the pulse of Mumbai here, never ending crowd, the architecture is still able to sustain the increase in traffic, food stall inside station has been removed
  • Amol N.
    Amol NJuly 8, 2012
    Each time you enter this busy station, you get that feeling of having time travelled all the way back to the 1920s.. Look up and you will know what am saying..
  • Puneet Y.heart icon on user image
    Puneet YashodDecember 26, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    The main station where all major trains land up and where you get connection to almost anywhere in Mumbai through railway.
  • Siddhartha B.
    Siddhartha BanerjeeMarch 9, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Once called the Victoria Terminus, CST is a brilliant specimen of the Victorian Gothic style of architecture in India. A UNESCO ‘World Heritage Site’, it's the replica of St. Pancras Station, London.
  • Shardul V.
    Shardul VirkarJanuary 12, 2014
    Beware of the taxi drivers.If you look them in the eyes,hordes of them will surround you asking you where you want to go even if you are in your car at that moment.
  • Vjpawar P.heart icon on user image
    Vjpawar PawarNovember 25, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Build by her Highness! Queen of England ! Victoria Terminus! A major rail activity station in India !
  • ITC Hotels
    ITC HotelsJuly 17, 2012
    It is also known as Victoria Terminus Station.The edifice, designed by F.W.Stevens turned out to be the icon of Bombay as the 'Gothic City'.
  • Mayur M.heart icon on user image
    Mayur MalusaréDecember 12, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    People rushing all the time, lost in their own worlds. But will definitely give you a helping hand if you need one. That's amchi mumbai and this place is the Heart
  • Vikrant R.heart icon on user image
    Vikrant RaoOctober 9, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the veg frankie on platform #1, add cheese for an additional 10 bucks for best results :). PS: The Egg franky is avoidable
  • INDEBO India
    INDEBO IndiaNovember 1, 2011
    roam around and inside the station for some excellent bombay-gothic style of architecture including the Municipality building and the Times of India building
  • Naval K.
    Naval KatochJune 19, 2013
    Such intricate and beautiful craft work on the structure makes it a magnificent piece of architecture
  • Mohammad A.heart icon on user image
    Mohammad Aazam AazmiAugust 13, 2015
    Hub of Mumbai local and very nicely build great architecture. Here anyone can anywhere in India.
  • ITC Hotels
    ITC HotelsJune 12, 2013
    The dabbawalah’s century-old delivery system is recognized as world’s best managed supply chains. Forbes magazine awarded them their highest rating of Sigma Six, i.e 1 error/million transactions.
  • Lufthansa
    LufthansaJanuary 7, 2014
    Every day, a world-record-Breaking: 6.1 million passangers use Mumbai's trains. Wow!
  • Juhika A.
    Juhika AjmeraAugust 17, 2011
    Exactly opposite to is the aaram wadapav wala!!its the best in town n evn choosed best by times of india!!jst try it!worth giving a try!
  • Shivani G.
    Shivani GalaFebruary 17, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Sip hot chocolate while waiting and observe beautiful architecture and people rushing to accomplish stuff ignoring beauty of this marvel.
    HISTORY TV18February 11, 2013
    Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is the busiest railway station in India, serving as both a terminal for long distance trains and commuter trains of the Mumbai Suburban Railway.
    MELUHA™December 8, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    The station was built in 1887 in the Bori Bunder area of Bombay to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria
  • Beterhans
    BeterhansDecember 16, 2012
    For lesscrowd get 1st class ticket. The 1st class cabin is NOT labeled in the station but on the train with strips. If a cabin have a lady head that's a lady only cabin.
  • Nilesh W.heart icon on user image
    Nilesh WadhwaOctober 9, 2013
    One of the most crowded and busy station in mumbai transporting more than a million people everyday the lifeline of mumbai
  • Srini V.
    Srini VMarch 17, 2012
    Consider urself lucky to read this tip/comment, this station was barged wit terrorists! Take a moment from ur busy lifes to remember them
  • Nikhilesh P.
    Nikhilesh PatelOctober 31, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, formerly Victoria Terminus, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and historic railway station which serves as the headquarters of the Central Railways in Mumbai, India.
  • sneha C.
    sneha ChavanSeptember 27, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Long ticket lines.... some smard card machines dont work properly but still love dis busiest railway station for the gothic architecture...
  • Arj S.heart icon on user image
    Arj SJanuary 16, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't ask the cops if you want to take pictures (and you're probably going to want to). They won't notice you otherwise.
  • Lionel F.heart icon on user image
    Lionel FaleiroSeptember 8, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    The Nescafe Stall has NesTea, Coffee, Almond Milk and Maggi Tomato Soup. On A Cold day, the soup feels great!
  • chaitanya k.
    chaitanya kumarJuly 15, 2011
    Find a space to sit and just look at the number of people that walk past you. There, you have the definition of Mumbai right in front of you.
  • Salman S.
    Salman ShamsiOctober 25, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Search for a small indicator, near the announcer box to know upcoming trains.
  • Abbas S.
    Abbas SaifeeAugust 19, 2013
    Happened to use the Cloak room here. Good facility & Cool Staff at the cloak room.
  • Pallavi K.
    Pallavi KokitkarDecember 10, 2012
    Just stand still for a minute..u ll come to know wat MUMBAI is all about..first check in after kasab's death..feels good :)
  • Rob M.
    Rob MehtaJanuary 28, 2014
    Be careful during rush hours. Best to visit mid-day or in the evening.
  • Prateek K.
    Prateek KhuranaJanuary 1, 2012
    The IRCTC take away "Re-Fresh" has some decent Chicken Noodles/Fried Rice. Dinner/Lunch option especially on the run!
  • Woodland
    WoodlandApril 26, 2011
    Take out appropriate travel insurance to cover hospital treatment, medical evacuation and any activities, including adventure sports, in which you plan to participate.
  • Rahul S.
    Rahul SrivastavaMarch 8, 2017
    Majestic architecture!
  • Rajan S.
    Rajan SoniFebruary 8, 2016
    Visit at night it looks just awesome ....
  • Chetu19heart icon on user image
    Chetu19March 16, 2014
    Best railway station of Mumbai city. Extremely huge.
  • Karthik N.
    Karthik NadarJanuary 6, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Always hard to reach the station in morning, and difficult to leave from in evening.
  • Tulika K.
    Tulika KhannaJanuary 10, 2013
    The Heritage Gallery of the station is totally worth a visit.
  • Nishikant P.
    Nishikant ParateMay 8, 2012
    Thirsty??? Try a jumbo glass of sugarcane juice.. U wont feel thirsty n hungry as well...
  • Narinder K.
    Narinder KapurApril 15, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Once here, get onto any double decker bus, get pm top, and take a ride of town. Amaz
  • Anup A.
    Anup AgarwalNovember 24, 2011
    Prepare for a long walk of you are entering from D N Road side and your train is from pf 18!
  • Jaideep A.
    Jaideep AdvaniMarch 20, 2012
    Dis building is spell binding..!! D best stone building in all of India..!!
  • Zahiya K.
    Zahiya KhanJuly 20, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Superr Crowded Station,But A Superr Sexy Structure!! :)
  • Saket S.heart icon on user image
    Saket SumanDecember 16, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Full of energy, you can feel the pulse of Mumbai here
  • Ankita P.
    Ankita PandeyFebruary 3, 2012
    Huge station with all old build up.... Lots of eatry and a bigg line for tickets
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