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Gateway of India

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  • Gyaanexchange
    "... to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Bombay. #gyaanexchange"(5 Tips)
    Vivek V.
    "visit of King George V and Queen Mary to the city."(4 Tips)
    Susy L. 廖.
    "monument really represents the greatness of this country and England"(11 Tips)
    Saket S.
    "victoria ride alongside the Taj hotel"(3 Tips)
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  • HISTORY TV18
    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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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 - www.bestonkids.com
  • 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.
  • 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 !
  • 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!
  • 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
  • Deepika T.
    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.
    Upvoted 1 week ago
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Vivek V.
    Vivek VenkatramMarch 20, 2012
    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.
  • 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.
  • Chethan
    ChethanMarch 16, 2014
    Get yourself an instant photograph by photographers around. Just 30 bucks. Worth it. Go during evening hours after 4
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Jack J.
    Jack JenkinsMarch 12, 2015
    If you are tourist like me, you can get some photos for about 30rs each. A nice souvenir.
  • 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
  • SHUBHAM
    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.
  • Divya M.
    Divya MulanjurNovember 3, 2015
    Quintessentially Mumbai. A magnificent structure and a wonderful piece of history.
  • Angel L.
    Angel LisaOctober 13, 2015
    Super awesome monument....but but but check out the amount of plastic waste in the water behind it! :-(
  • 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
  • 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!
  • Shobhit K.
    The architectural and historical importance of dis place
  • Yosui K.
    Yosui KitaharaMarch 10, 2013
    Be sure to enjoy some Chai from a Chaiwala whilst here.
  • Akhil S.
    Akhil SajiApril 22, 2015
    One of the most important landmark we got from the British
  • Viktor V.
    Viktor VargasOctober 6, 2015
    The monument is really impressive. Be ready for a security check to enter this zone.
  • HK
    HKDecember 3, 2012
    Famous for being the first landmark visible to those coming to Mumbai by the sea!
  • 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.
  • Marss G.
    Marss G. MárquezFebruary 20, 2014
    Beautiful at night, the indian flag colors are reflected as lights in the monument.
  • Bijan Y.
    Bijan YoungJanuary 30, 2015
    Always buzzing and great to see sunsets and off course ferries
  • Pearson - Always Learning
    Pearson - Always LearningSeptember 10, 2013
    Missing your creative spark? A visit to this incredible monument will help you find it again.
  • Susy L. 廖.
    Susy L. 廖淑慧February 2, 2012
    great place, the monument really represents the greatness of this country and England
  • Mehboob K.
    Mehboob KasimFebruary 13, 2011
    Be prepared to cross through other boats to reach yours. Mind your step!
  • 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.
  • Puneet Y.
    Puneet YashodJanuary 18
    This place Defines Mumbai/Bombay. Must Visit Tourist destination
  • Akhil S.
    Akhil SajiApril 22, 2015
    Historical things we got from the British
  • Travel A.
    Travel AddaJune 10, 2011
    Take taxi from here to marine drive or you can take boat tour for Elephanta cave. Read more
  • 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.
  • Aman S.
    Aman SinghMarch 20, 2014
    wait till 7...and u'll be able to see the light shows on gateway of india
  • Chitranjan M.
    Amazing place to be here!
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