South Mumbai area & Gateway
The business hub of Mumbai .This area is full of Corporate Headquarters, Government buildings and Luxury hotels. Located at the southern most point of Mumbai this place is connected by two main Railway stations, one is Chatrapati Sivaji Terminuses (CST) of the maim line train and other one is Church gate of the western line train.
Heart of cultural activity in south Mumbai, this area is stretched from Dr Shyama Prasad Mudherjee Chowk at the southern end of Mahatma Gandhi Road to Mumbai University at the northern end. The name Kala Ghoda can be traced back to a bronze statue of of King Edward VII, which was placed at intersection of K Dubash Road and Mahatma Gandhi road. There are famous buildings and institutions like Jehangir Art gallery, Max Mueller Bhavan Bombay.Mumbai University , Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya ( formerly the prince of Wales Museum of western India ) , National Gallery of Modern Art, Institute of Science, Bombay natural History Society , Elphinstone College and the David Sassoon Library around it. There are famous restaurants, small art galleries and book store.
Malabar Hills is the most expensive VIP residential area
Gateway of India
From CST it is 15 minutes walk or 10 minutes drive by taxi to reach Gateway of India and Taj Hotel. Share taxis are available from CST to drop you at Gateway of India. You can also travel from Church Gate station to reach Gateway. Once you are near gateway there will be a host of cameramen ready to take your family photo with Hotel Taj in and with Gateway as the backdrop .
Ferry service from Gateway
If you donít have time to travel to Mandwa, Alibaug or Elephanta Caves then you can take a short trip for 30 minutes in boat to have a glimpse of Hotel Taj and Geteway from sea off Mumbai coast.. During this 30 minutes journey you can see Naval dockyard also. Then you return to Gateway.
Price is Rs 70/- per person and Rs 10/- extra for upper deck.
Take a travel ticket to Elephanta
From Gateway ( Mumbai ) to Mandwa Alibaug ferry service
From Getway this service starts from 8.30 , 10.45,01.15,03.30,06.00 ( PM )
From Mandwa service starts from 9.30 and ends at 7 PM
From Alibaug service starts from 8.45 and ends at 6.00 PM
One way fare is Rs 100/- and upper deck is Rs 125 /- . AC class is Rs 135/-
Contact Phone Numbers : Gateway 22885220,22885251.
Mandwa : 02141 -37087
Another service Provider Contact Numbers :
Gateway office : 2282 9695, 22823841
Head Office 23734841
Mandwa Cabin : 952141-237464
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