Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Area
Mumbai, MH - 400001

Type: Landmarks
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The Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It is the headquarters of the central railways. The architect of the structure was Frederick William Stevens and it was built in the Indo-Saracenic style of architecture in the year 1887 to commemorate the golden jubilee of Queen Victoria. It is one of the busiest railway stations in India. 

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus serves as a railway terminal for both long distance trains as well as local trains running in Mumbai suburbs. The terminus is electrified and is one of India's most famous icons. It is owned by the Indian Railways. Not to missed is the splendid architecture of this marvel of civil and railway engineering. The Terminus has 330 feet long platform. The main structure uses both Indian sandstone and limestone in its construction. Italian Marble is used for decoration. Remnants of the Mughal architectural style can also be seen. The Terminus became the symbol of Mumbai and the city came to be known as the Gothic City. The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vaastu Sangrahalaya (architectural museum) is also a must visit. 

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus being a railway center is open for visitors and travelers round the clock.

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