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Visit Gateway of India

Overlooking the Arabian Sea, the Gateway of India, which is located in Colaba in South Mumbai, is one of the most unique landmarks that was constructed to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary in December, 1911.

One of the most prestigious, historical and eye- catching attraction of Mumbai, Gateway of India, was built in the year 1924 to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Mumbai. Located on the waterfront in Apollo Bunder area overlooking the Arabian Sea, Gateway of India serves as an excellent sightseeing spot in the city. Its architecture gives a deeper insight into Islamic styles of 16th century Gujarat. Be it early morning or late night, Gateway of India remains bustling and lively with locals and tourists every time.

Ballon sellers, photographers, vendors selling street food like bhel puri and papri chaat. Flock the area. An architectural wonder to stare at on one side and a historical marvel on the other, Gateway of India with the scenic Arabian Sea bordering from all sides create a perfect setting for a leisurely escape in Mumbai.

Tourists should take a note that:

  • The best time to visit Gateway of India is between October and March post monsoon.
  • Gateway of India is open 24 hours for public, and
  • it is around 2.5 km far from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminal and 2.4 km from Churchgate Railway Station.


All days of the week 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM


History Buffs, Photo Fanatics ,Experience Seekers


Around 2 hours


No Entry Fee

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    City of Dreams
  • Altitude

    14 m
  • STD Code

  • Best Season

    Oct – Mar
  • State/Code


    Marathi, Hindi and English