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Gateway of India

Peninsula at end of C. Shivaji Maharaj Marg, Mumbai (Bombay), India
+91 94182 62963
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Built in 1911 to welcome the King and Queen of England, this stone archway in Colaba is now a historic landmark.
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  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Peninsula at end of C. Shivaji Maharaj Marg, Mumbai (Bombay), India
Gateway of India
+91 94182 62963
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A really pretty monument. We were asked if we wanted picture but weren't pestered when we said no. One of the more interesting places to visit in Mumbai.

Thank kiwisqurt
Reviewed 4 days ago

Gateway is one of the iconic monument of mumbai, and a must visit place. Hotel Taj is also in front of the monument. Colaba Causeway is also nearby.

Thank jagatjeet84
Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the several nice public spaces in the southern part of the city to spend an evening in. The photographers and crowds can be a bit much sometimes.

Thank Sid1206
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of the amazing place of india. Amazing atmosphere all the time. best place for outing with friends. best time to be there is mid of evening and early morning.

Thank Rajveer Singh P
Reviewed 5 days ago

Crowded with photographers and boat revelers than the actual tourists. one asking for your photoshoot and other asking to take you to trip in the sea or to take you to Elephanta Caves. While very little significance can be given to this which also houses...More

Thank Lakshmi V
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The lights of this beautiful monument at night enhance the dignity of the historical Taj Palace Hotel near it. Clearly an icon worth a quick visit, which is all it takes.

Thank wvcork
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is the Gateway of India. The monument was erected to commemorate the landing of King George V and Queen Mary at Apollo Bunder on their visit to India in 1911. It is India's most valued structure. Very impressive, and right on the water.

Thank Chrystine D
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A place visited by most tourists in mumbai. It's just a gate, a majestic gate. I like this place for the dock around. For the ferry rides one takes from here. The sea surrounding it adds to the charm. You can witness a beautiful sunset....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago

Gateway of India is the must attraction in Mumbai. The Taj Palace Hotel is also loacted nearby. You can sit and enjoy the sea here with street food.

Thank PraikB93
Reviewed 5 days ago

Getting up and close is controlled by very high security and the surrounding parts of this attraction looks like a military zone. Too bad, the splendor of this marvel is restricted and obstructed. Perhaps, a more tourist friendly approach could be adopted while still keeping...More

Thank Viaggio2611
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8 June 2017|
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Response from Fazal M | Reviewed this property |
no. it's better to go to this place with public transport. it is close to churchgate station
26 May 2017|
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Response from hemantkedia | Reviewed this property |
maybe going inside premises is not allowed as when i went there were barracks there so but the outside view is only pretty awesome
10 February 2017|
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Response from Prabhakar S | Reviewed this property |
sunday will be better day for tour