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Review of Gateway of India, Mumbai

Gateway of India (Monument) snapshot

Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 770,
in Mumbai
Average Rating
6.2 / 7 1
353 Ratings & 204 Reviews

What travellers are saying about Gateway of India

Experience scale
  • Excellent 104
  • Very Good 66
  • Good 29
  • Average 4
  • Below Average 1
  • Poor 0
  • Terrible 0
Travellers recommend
  • Best Time:  During Sunset
  • Length of visit:  1-2hrs
Facilities available
  • Food available for purchase
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  • Camera/Video allowed
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  • Lockers/Storage

204 traveller reviews for Gateway of India

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  • Mukesh
  • 2 photos
  • 1 Review
  •  57 readers

"Clean, beautiful, attractive buildings"

  • 5.6/7
  • Posted Dec 25, 2017
It's a decent place to visit with our family. As it is located near the lake, the environment is calm and cool. Also taj Hal hotel can be visited the same time. All food are very costly, so carry from home.
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Bharat varshney

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  • Bharat varshney
  • 5 photos
  • 2 Reviews
  •  3 helpful votes
  •  193 readers

"Gateway of India is a beautiful and attractive."

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Dec 23, 2017
The most famous monument in Mumbai, the Gateway of India was built in 1924 to commemorate the state visit of King George V. The gateway is a striking blend of Hindu, Maugham and European Gothic ...
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Vinayak shukla

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  • Vinayak shukla
  • 5 photos
  • 1 Review
  •  57 readers

"We love gateway of india. This place is very iconic"

  • 5.6/7
  • Posted Dec 22, 2017
This place is an iconic landmark in Mumbai. Just oppyto this is the very famous Taj Mahala Palace hotel. I recommend going to both as both are iconic places and offer great experience. Evening is the best time to visit with lots of crowd.
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Saurabh barai

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  • Saurabh barai
  • 12 photos
  • 1 Review
  •  57 readers

"Tour To Mumbai with buddies"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Dec 16, 2017
This is the most favourite place in Mumbai for me I love this place I have visited three times this place, I love to go there via local train to CST and then by walking to Gateway Of India
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Ajay kumar sharma

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  • Ajay kumar sharma
  • 1 Review
  •  57 readers

"First time when I was with my parents it's awesome"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Dec 16, 2017
It was my first holiday experience when I was travelling without my parents.
I think Gateway of india is one of the best place in india where you get a different attractive experience.
I am from Delhi and I visit Mumbai for my holidays spot nearby gateway of india is looks like a dream place where you want to enjoy your life forever.
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About Gateway of India (Monument)

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Gateway of India is a national heritage building in India that is located at the waterfront in Apollo Bunder area in South Mumbai, facing Arabian Sea. It was built as a tribute for Queen Mary and King George V, who were on an official visit to Mumbai in 1911. Opened for public on 4 December 1924 by the Viceroy, the Earl of Reading, Gateway of India is considered to be the most famous monument in Mumbai.

The gateway is built from reinforced concrete and yellow basalt andepitomises the combination of Hindu and Muslim styles of architecture. The central dome in the gateway has a diameter of 15 m and the arch way is 26 m high. From this gateway, people can take a ferry boat to Elephanta Caves, or luxury boats that take visitors around the harbour. To the front of the gateway is a statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji.

Travellers can reach the Gateway of India by hiring taxis, autos, or by boarding buses from elsewhere in the city; be it city centre, downtown or the suburbs.

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