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Gateway of India

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  • Vivek V.
    "visit of King George V and Queen Mary to the city."(5 Tips)
    Susy L. 廖.
    "monument really represents the greatness of this country and England"(12 Tips)
    Saket S.
    "victoria ride alongside the Taj hotel"(3 Tips)
    History T.
    "Marine drive road or the Elephanta caves."(2 Tips)
119 Tips and reviews
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  • visit of king george v
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    HISTORY TV18January 23, 2013
    The Gateway of India was built during British Raj in Mumbai which is a basalt arch 85 feet high. It was erected to commemorate the landing of King George V & Queen Mary at Apollo Bunder in 1911.
  • Aditya N.
    Aditya NathJune 1, 2013
    built in order to welcome the king and since then stands proudly. Fun fact: it was built after the taj hotel which stands in front of it as well. Standing there after 11 pm is prohibited
  • Wotabout City Discovery App
    The construction (by George Wittet) is a synthesis of Hindu, Muslim & European architecture. A statue of Shivaji stands opposite the Gateway while the majestic Taj Mahal Hotel is located at its rear. Read more
  • History T.
    History TV18January 22, 2013
    If you are visiting the Gateway of India, do not miss the opportunity to see the Marine drive road or the Elephanta caves. There are ferry boats available to take you there.
  • ITC Hotels
    ITC HotelsJuly 10, 2012
    Mumbai has remarkable architecture and you can really discover the Bombay of old on one of these, created by two architects. Walk around the Kala Ghoda area, Dockyard Road, and Colaba Causeway.
  • Srividhya M.
    Srividhya MadhusudhananNovember 9, 2014
    Kids love this place and have fun with a boat ride in a calm sea viewing magnificent Gateway of India monument and Famous Taj Mahal Palace Hotel -
  • Master M.
    The Gateway of India is of course, the logical place from where to begin your tour of Mumbai. After all, you're following in the footsteps of royalty!
  • Vjpawar P.
    Vjpawar PawarMay 30, 2015
    The oldest spot in Bombay / Mumbai ... The entry to the city from the bay of anchorage... ! Where the old Taj Mahal hotel of the TATA Group is as well there ! Awesome place !
  • Saket S.
    Saket SumanJanuary 12, 2015
    Feel like a tourist here, love the place, boat ride is a must, take a victoria ride alongside the Taj hotel
  • Kamal S.
    Kamal SekhonJuly 6, 2013
    Security check compulsory and then check in on foursquare! Some bars Mondegar, Leopold are stone's throw away...Regal theatre for AC big screen indulgence.
  • Chetan
    ChetanMarch 16, 2014
    Get yourself an instant photograph by photographers around. Just 30 bucks. Worth it. Go during evening hours after 4
  • Raju F.
    Raju FatnaniOctober 19, 2010
    Nice place in the evening.. Enjoy the sea.. A ferry ride and then enter TAJ hotel for a coffee or a beer.... Amazing location.. Memory of 26/11/2008...The terror attack
  • Rk B.
    Rk BohemianFebruary 11
    Good place to spend evening time , take a boat trip around those places
  • Siddhartha B.
    Siddhartha BanerjeeMarch 9, 2012
    This arch, the most prominent structure of Mumbai, was built to commemorate the 1911 Royal visit. Ironically, post independence, the last of the British troops set sail for England from this gateway.
  • Victor
    VictorDecember 1, 2011
    One of the finest places to be in the evening. One can walk around looking at the beautiful heritage sites beside the sea.
  • Nora W.
    Impressive landmark in Mumbai. You can see the grandeur of the past.
  • Rob M.
    Rob MehtaJanuary 28, 2014
    Go in the evening for sunset pics. The ferry boats will take you out to the bay for 20 rupees.
  • Shine R.
    Shine RajMay 5, 2010
    Build in 1911 to commemorate the visit of King George V & Queen Mary to Bombay. South Bombay has a lot other heritage structure. Visit to see the old world charm merge with the modern India
  • Deepika T.
    Deepika ThakurMay 9, 2016
    Mumbai's most recognized monument, the Gateway of India, was constructed to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to the city.
  • Anshul G.
    Anshul GuptaJanuary 8, 2015
    Truly an amazing place. Do not miss ferry ride. You will surely enjoy a lot.
  • Vedang R.
    Vedang RaulOctober 26, 2013
    Erected to Commemorate the Visit of King George V and Queen Mary in 1911. George Wittet was It's Architect. The Construction was Completed in 1924, 13 years after the King George V 's Visit
  • Vivek V.
    Vivek VenkatramMarch 20, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Mumbai's most recognized monument, the Gateway of India, was constructed to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to the city.
  • Jack J.
    Jack JenkinsMarch 12, 2015
    If you are tourist like me, you can get some photos for about 30rs each. A nice souvenir.
    SHUBHAMMay 29, 2013
    A ride in a boat is awesome, and also gets fantastic view of gateway of India and taj palace
  • Иανιи к.
    Иανιи кυмαяDecember 4, 2012
    It is one of the most recognized monument in India...Best time to visit this historic place would be at dusk I guess..
  • ITC Hotels
    ITC HotelsApril 2, 2013
    Step back and admire Mumbai from the sea during the expedition organised by Gateway Sailing Club.
  • Gyaanexchange
    GyaanexchangeMarch 12, 2012
    The Gateway of India was built in the year 1911 to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Bombay. #gyaanexchange
  • Onur Seçkin Ş.
    Onur Seçkin ŞenoğluDecember 26, 2016
    Mumbai is very hot and humidity is high, this place is worth to have photo but ocean is green over there by the way :)
  • OngAndrew 翁.
    Great scenic views & beautiful architecture historic buildings
  • Stefan M.
    Stefan MeyDecember 24, 2012
    Great place to start your adventure in India. To get an alternative approach to travelling, check out me e-book (see link). Read more
  • Divya M.
    Divya MulanjurNovember 3, 2015
    Quintessentially Mumbai. A magnificent structure and a wonderful piece of history.
  • Syahiran S.
    Syahiran SukardiNovember 23, 2011
    If you're on the morning journey, try the upper deck. Only additional Rs10 applied. But a big no for the afternoon session!
  • Angel L.
    Angel LisaOctober 13, 2015
    Super awesome monument....but but but check out the amount of plastic waste in the water behind it! :-(
  • Yosui K.
    Yosui KitaharaMarch 10, 2013
    Be sure to enjoy some Chai from a Chaiwala whilst here.
  • Marss G.
    Marss G. MárquezFebruary 20, 2014
    Beautiful at night, the indian flag colors are reflected as lights in the monument.
  • Shobhit K.
    Shobhit Kumar LalJanuary 23, 2016
    The architectural and historical importance of dis place
  • Akhil S.
    Akhil SajiApril 22, 2015
    One of the most important landmark we got from the British
  • HK
    HKDecember 3, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Famous for being the first landmark visible to those coming to Mumbai by the sea!
  • Sujay K.
    Sujay KadrekarSeptember 10, 2016
    One of the most iconic monuments in Mumbai. Too crowded.
  • Viktor V.
    Viktor VargasOctober 6, 2015
    The monument is really impressive. Be ready for a security check to enter this zone.
  • Rajat P.
    Rajat PatelMarch 19, 2014
    Nice peace.. Must visit for those who haven't visited;)
  • Nadia I.
    Nadia IssaBellaSeptember 8, 2015
    Don't go during festivals. The crowds are just too much to deal with.
  • Bijan Y.
    Bijan YoungJanuary 30, 2015
    Always buzzing and great to see sunsets and off course ferries
  • Tai A.
    Beautiful view, make sure to head to taj for high tea after!
  • Susy L. 廖.
    Susy L. 廖淑慧February 2, 2012
    great place, the monument really represents the greatness of this country and England
  • Victor G.
    Victor GarridoFebruary 16, 2014
    So crowded that there is even security control. From here you can catch a cheap ferry to cross the bay
  • Keng K.
    Keng KasemtanakulApril 16, 2015
    Beware of guys who approach and ask to take photo with you.
  • Pearson - Always Learning
    Pearson - Always LearningSeptember 10, 2013
    Missing your creative spark? A visit to this incredible monument will help you find it again.
  • Vrushali P.
    Vrushali PJune 29, 2013
    Must visit in rainy season... For hopeless romantics
  • Akhil S.
    Akhil SajiApril 22, 2015
    Historical things we got from the British
  • Puneet Y.
    Puneet YashodJanuary 18, 2016
    This place Defines Mumbai/Bombay. Must Visit Tourist destination
  • Aman S.
    Aman SinghMarch 20, 2014
    wait till 7...and u'll be able to see the light shows on gateway of india
  • Mehboob K.
    Mehboob KasimFebruary 13, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Be prepared to cross through other boats to reach yours. Mind your step!
  • Chitranjan M.
    Chitranjan MishraMay 1, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Amazing place to be here!
  • Pratiti M.
    Pratiti MajumdarMay 21, 2015
    Like this place. Iconic place of Mumbai.
  •  Deon P.
     Deon ParconJune 8, 2012
    The most famous monument.. Visit at night time!
  • Mohit A.
    Mohit AlegaonkarMay 30, 2011
    Get your photograph clicked by camera guys there....irrespective of what camera you take or how professional you are.
  • Vishal M.
    Vishal MehraNovember 22, 2012
    Prefer coming at night, looks majestic with lights.
  • Indresh U.
    Indresh UpadhyayJune 29, 2015
    209, Quantum Tower, Chincholi Phatak, s.v. Road Near Malad Railway Station, Malad (w). 400068 Contact: 9004243441
  • Woodland
    WoodlandApril 26, 2011
    Prefer traveling in a "Pre Paid Taxi Service". In pre paid service, you pay the fare in advance depending on the distance and luggage you have.
  • Jesse H.
    Jesse HouwingNovember 2, 2014
    The boat to elephanta Island leaves right behind the gate.
  • Tamara C.
    Tamara CosovicOctober 9, 2015
    Super crowded, looks better at night. Avoid people who try to take photos of you.
  • Affy
    AffyMarch 10, 2014
    Commemorate of Mumbai!!!
  • Master M.
    After Indian independence, the last British soldiers departed through this arch..... Jai Ho India.....
  • Travel A.
    Travel AddaJune 10, 2011
    Take taxi from here to marine drive or you can take boat tour for Elephanta cave. Read more
  • Arjun S.
    Arjun SuriJanuary 16, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Ever read the writing on the wall?
  • Vinay J.
    Vinay JagdaleFebruary 15, 2015
    Historical place ..
  • Snehal P.
    Snehal PatilFebruary 25, 2011
    amazing place...n amazing view of Taj...
  • Vineeta R.
    Vineeta RupaniJune 23, 2013
    In rains it's an awesome place to visit
  • Gagan T.
    Gagan TalwarAugust 9, 2014
    Sit and enjoy the waves
  • Atiem
    AtiemApril 5, 2015
    Don't forget to bring your monopod
  • Rahul M.
    Rahul ManekariDecember 20, 2013
    Best at night.
  • Paula Z.
    Paula ZeltiņaSeptember 12, 2015
    High expectations, disappointed. Kinda tiny and trashy around.
  • Vinay J.
    Vinay JagdaleFebruary 14, 2015
    Nice historical place.
  • Sudeep Kumar J.
    Sudeep Kumar JainFebruary 27, 2012
    Beware of the multiple photography experts!!
    HIMANSHU PALIWALJanuary 19, 2015
    Please don't go on weekends
  • Sami A.
    Sami AlsayedMarch 9, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Nice place .. Amazing
  • Jayanand P.
    Jayanand PrakashchandApril 29, 2014
    Lovely @ Night
  • jhon d.
    jhon devilJuly 1, 2012
    5 checkins at a venue with the main category of “Fraternity House
  • Snehil K.
    Snehil KhanorMarch 21, 2011
    Ferry rides for half n hour or to elephanta..
  • Alif P.
    Alif PraslaJune 12, 2012
    great place indeed
  • Piyush S.
    Piyush SharmaMay 31, 2012
    The Mumbai's Gate :)
  • Moataz M.
    Moataz MahmoudFebruary 1, 2016
    scene's better with rain ^_^
  • Deepika T.
    Deepika ThakurMay 8, 2016
    nice place to be
  • Mohannad D.
    Mohannad DawoodDecember 28, 2014
    Needs some benches and places to sit
  • Sami A.
    Sami AlsayedMarch 9, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Nice place
  • Krrishna A.
    Krrishna AryanJune 18, 2013
    Mumbai is the city that never SLEEPS! Read more
  • Jonathan S.
    Jonathan SmithMarch 6, 2011
    Beware the man with a king cobra in his backpack!
  • Shruti M.
    Shruti MohiteJune 16, 2013
    Aftr rains d water jst splashes out
  • Darshan K.
    Darshan KamathMarch 26, 2015
    Toooooo good
  • Nin M.
    Nin MutkekarApril 15, 2012
    Funny someone can be a Mayor of Gateway of India.
  • Volkswagen India
    Volkswagen IndiaSeptember 21, 2010
    The Must see place in Mumbai!!!
  • Mohammed A.
    Mohammed AatifAugust 30, 2010
    Great place love to see in evening
  • Viswanath N.
    Viswanath NaraAugust 20, 2014
    Wow.... Lighting
  • Sanjeev S.
    Sanjeev SinghaiMay 28, 2011
    Pride historical spot.
  • Snehil K.
    Snehil KhanorMarch 21, 2011
    Try ferry ride for sure..
  • Thomas G.
    Thomas GambleJanuary 26, 2010
    Go at night.. great sites to see
  • Jhalak S.
    Jhalak ShahMay 22, 2013
    Gateway of India
  • kousuke
    kousukeFebruary 25, 2012
    Get ship going to elephant island
  • Yeshu C.
    Yeshu ChoudharyJune 7, 2011
    nic time spend at night.........
  • Meistra B.
    Meistra BudiasaAugust 7, 2011
    Gw pernah jalan2 backpacker disini dan meski kota Mumbai tergolong cukup berantakan serta kotor tetapi rasanya tidak pas kalau tidak mampir ke tempat ini. Karena disinilah pusat wisatanya selain ada g
  • Fernando D.
    Fernando DíezSeptember 5, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Monumento ubicado en el paseo marítimo de Bombay. Data de 1903 y se construyó para conmemorar a los soldados indios que murieron en la Primera Guerra Mundial.
  • Lex T.
    Lex TitMarch 23, 2016
    Левее ворот Индии частенько отправляются прогулочные кораблики. Рекомендую сплавать с местной публикой.
  • Juliia O.
    Juliia OvsyannikovaMarch 16, 2016
    Мы любовались воротами Индии, местные любовались нами))))
  • Brkgny
    BrkgnyMarch 25
    Güzel manzarası iyi mimarisi iyi ama koku var
  • 🎈Su🎈✈🌍 .
    Giriste niye xray securty kuyruk bekliyoruz?? Poff
  • Andrey B.
    Andrey BezotechestvoMarch 13, 2013
    Десятки попрошаек и торговцев безделушками
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