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Places to see in Mumbai

Heritage places to visit in mumbai

We met at 10.30 at the HUB .The HUB is located just before the Mount Mary steps .The roads where extremely crowded in the morning due to the bandra fair. After registration .Francis D'costa who is a recruiter with the hub with a passion for the heritage of bombay took us through the history of bombay .

The Bombay Samachar Building

The Bombay Samachar is the oldest continuously published newspaper in India. First published on the first of July 1822 .A weekly till 1832, a bi-weekly till 1855 and a daily since then The founder, a Parsi Scholar and Priest by the name of Fardoonji Murazban was a pioneer not only of journalism in Western India but of all Gujarati printed ...

Neville House Ballard estate

Sir Ness Wadias Foundation, Neville House, Graham Road , Ballard Estate Sir Ness Wadia rendered Bombay Dyeing one of India's largest and most ... Neville House in Ballard estate, built by him in 1921, google book The Wadias of India: Then and Now vohuman.org Nusli is the chairman and majority owner of Bombay Dyeing, a major Indian ...

Visit to the Aquarium and Park at Irla ,Vile Parle

This place is an oasis in the concrete jungle called mumbai. I really hope lakes in thane and bandra learn from this place and improve the eco-system of their ponds/talabs and lakes. History There was a small pond in Parle which had become a dumping ground for all kinds of waste.

Bandra Heritage Structures

Lesson learnt from the walk DO NOT ask anyone for Ranwar Village NO ONE has heard of these villages.Also do not ask for VERONICA STREET no one know. Some people around lilavati hospital must have heard about chapel road but no one about veronica street.

Prince of Wales Museum of Western India

Prince of Wales Museum Built to commemorate King George V's visit to Mumbai (while still Prince of Wales), it was designed by George Wittet and completed in 1923. Open from Tuesday to Sunday, 10.30 am to 6 pm. After an open competition for the design, George Wittet was commissioned to design the Museum building in ...

The SGNP to Kanheri Walk - Part 1

The first part of the walk is about 500 meters from the entrance. This is the place 90% of walks will go around . After the NIC comes the artificially built tree house where all the kids hang out . When you enter you will see the maps listed on the earlier post.

Places to eat out around fort

If you are a backpacker staying at a low budget hotel at colaba and have a day to spare here are some low prices good quality places to try out . You can walk to these places from your hotel at colaba . Army Restaurant144 Esplanade Mansion,Kala Ghoda,M G Road,Fort,Mumbai - 400001+(91)-(22)-22844973,22885640Army Restaurant is a ...

Kanheri Caves - Part 1 Entering the Caves

map shows the 100 odd caves NOTE:- The numbers painted in white paint on the caves DO NOT match the numbers given on this map situated at the entrance . monkeys all around books on the caves cave 78?

The Royal Bombay Seamans Society

022-22612260, 022-22624960, 22624961Behind Bombay Port Trust, Ramjibai Kamani Marg, Ballard Estate, Mumbai - 400038The Heritage Buildings of Bombay Our Heritage: and Its Significance : Talks given to British Troops in India by Sharma, S.R. Global Treasures ELEPHANTA - Mumbai, India The Meritime Heritage of India Capt.

Ballard Bunder

Old Map of the Area 1900s This was the toughest location to find as the guide had told us it is next to the new custom office . On reaching the new customer office no on had even heard of a museum in this area !! Asked the taxi divers drew a blank.

Resorts around Mumbai

Hotel HillZill , Bordi Try out the local food there - not at HillZill, but some of the places in Bordi beachside: Tapovan - good vegetarian gujrati food Kohli (Hotel Beachside) - good sea food PeerLine(first hotel on Dahanu beach road) - parsi food Price per day: From Rs.

Bandra Heritage Walk Mount Mary

The chapel of Nossa Senhora de Monte, or Mount Mary as it is commonly called, the most famous church in Salsette and the most widely respected by the non-Christian inhabitants, stands on the crest of Bandra hill. The Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount, more commonly known as Mount Mary, is a Roman Catholic ...

The Entrance Sanjay Gandhi National Park

When you enter the Sanjay Gandhi National Park . You will need to buy a ticket . October 2012 info entrance 30 rupees walking 1.50 hrs from sgnp gate to kanheri caves in the morning 7.30 am 5 rupees kanheri caves tempo return 30 rupees this is some private service along side the bus.the first ...

Visit to the Aquarium and Park at Irla ,Vile Parle

This place is an oasis in the concrete jungle called mumbai. I really hope lakes in thane and bandra learn from this place and improve the eco-system of their ponds/talabs and lakes. History There was a small pond in Parle which had become a dumping ground for all kinds of waste.