Gateway Of India Mumbai
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The Gateway of India is an iconic structure in the Mumbai city of India. It was built during the 20th century. The monument overlooks the Arabian Sea and has become the very symbol of Mumbai. The architecture of the Gateway of India is Indo-Saracenic. The structure is managed by the Archaeological Survey of India.
The gateway is built from yellow Basalt and concrete. The structure was built to commemorate King George V and Queen Mary's visit to Mumbai. The Gateway has witnessed three terror attacks; two times in the year 2003 and once in 2008. The Gateway of India is also called the 'Taj Mahal of Mumbai' and is the most visited monument in the city. The structure is located right at the end of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Marg in Mumbai harbor. The construction of the monument was completed in 1894. Not to missed is the gigantic 85.30 feet tall stone arch in the center and the central dome, which is 48 feet in diameter! Five jetties are to be found on the gateway.
There is no entry fee to visit the monument. The Gateway of India is situated close to the famous Taj Mahal Palace Hotel and is a not to be missed tourist destination!
Besides this landmark, there are five more landmarks listed in Mumbai. There's also one hundred and twenty attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Gateway Of India Mumbai on the map above.
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Following is a list of other landmarks found within few kilometers of Gateway Of India Mumbai. You may also view all landmarks in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus,
Haji Ali Dargah,
Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple,
Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount,