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Story of Mumbai through its Gothic & Art Deco buildings provided by 5 Senses Walks

Story of Mumbai through its Gothic & Art Deco buildings

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Overview
Learn about the trading legacy of Mumbai. Trace the history of emergence of Mumbai as a leading trading centre of Asia through its Gothic & Art Deco buildings. This walk is led by a cultural evangelist who will bring narrate the story of Mumbai. The theme of this walk is around the ensemble of Art Deco & Gothic buildings which are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about what makes a building "Gothic" or "Art Deco" and how to spot the tell tale signs.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Eros Cinema
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Empress Court
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Bombay High Court
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Rajabai Clock Tower
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 6
    David Sassoon Library and Reading Room
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 7
    Elphinstone College
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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  • 8
    Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya
    159-161, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Lion Gate, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400023, India
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Important Information
Departure Point
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Area, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001, India
Duration
3h
Return Details
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, 159-161, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Lion Gate, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400023, India
Inclusions
  • Snacks
  • Entry/Admission - Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
  • Entry/Admission - Eros Cinema
  • Entry/Admission - Empress Court
  • Entry/Admission - Bombay High Court
  • Entry/Admission - Rajabai Clock Tower
  • Entry/Admission - David Sassoon Library and Reading Room
  • Entry/Admission - Elphinstone College
  • Entry/Admission - Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Sammy Gibson wrote a review Mar 2020
Glasgow, United Kingdom4 contributions
The walk starts at Victoria terminus the grand railway station. I was told it's the grandest gothic structure in India and I agree. The sculptures, gargoyles and stain glass windows are all adding to the magic. Our guide next took us to Eros a theatre built in Art Deco style. He
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Kit Jones wrote a review Feb 2020
Manchester, United Kingdom4 contributions
The story of Mumbai is an awesome walking tour and one of the best heritage walks I have ever done. Not only did Madhu explain about the architectural details but he also brought out the soul of each building. So much passion and knowledge. You have to do this to experience
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Mary Patricks wrote a review Feb 2020
Brussels, Belgium2 contributions
This was one of the best 3 hours of my life! Madhu is an unbelievable guy. He is full of energy and an ocean of knowledge. We saw a clutch of both Gothic and Art Deco building over 3 hours which just whizzed past. I learn so much not just about the buildings but the stories
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Date of experience: February 2020
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sammorgon67 wrote a review Dec 2019
New York City, New York8 contributions
Madhu is an incredible guide and we thoroughly enjoyed the gothic and art deco tour. He told us fascinating stories about each building and how Mumbai became a mega metropolis. The pace was perfect and the overall experience was the highlight of my stay in Mumbai
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Date of experience: December 2019
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LydiaStorm wrote a review Dec 2019
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We really enjoyed our Sunday morning architectural tour with Madhu. The city was as peaceful as we had seen it, but crossing the streets was just as lively and adventurous as usual. Madhu was an expert guide. He walked us to the sights at our own pace and pointed out minute
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Thoroughly entertaining
The Gothic and Art Deco story of Mumbai is one of the most entertaining walks I have ever done Anywhere in the worl
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Magnificent day
Having half a day in Mumbai before my return flight, I decided to indulge is some Bollywood Dancing! It was a fun d
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Amazingly fun day learning Bollywood dance
We had a delightful experience in Mumbai learning the Bollywood style dance. Tejashri was fun and great teacher w
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  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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