Mumbai is the city of dreams, the home of Bollywood and bumper to bumper traffic. Located at the southernmost tip of this city is Colaba, where most of the major attractions of the city can be found. It’s dominated by British-era buildings. It is vibrant and colourful, and compact and convenient at the same time! One just can’t leave Mumbai without visiting Colaba. Since there are so many things to see, here’s a list of 13 things you must not miss at Colaba, Bombay.
1. Capturing the splendid Gateway of India.
It’s like the entrance to Mumbai, or India, for the visitors arriving to Mumbai by boat. It is a historic monument that is emblematic of the British rule in India. Beautifully constructed, it incorporates both Hindu and Muslim design and structure.
The hotel that many claim to offer the highest level services in India is a must visit in Colaba. It has hosted many known personalities from presidents to ministers, businessmen and stars. It consists of two distinct buildings – the old and the new one – with different architectural design.
With its vintage ambiance, it brings out the typical Mumbai spirit in you. With delicious food at reasonable rates, its beer on tap is a distinctive feature. It also serves fresh juice and is a perfect place to relax, away from the noisy city.
Shopping in Colaba caters to every style, budget and taste, and what better than the famous Colaba causeway! You get whatever you want from sweat pants to bead necklaces and a variety of others although it’s known for its collection of accessories.
It’s a legendary restaurant in Colaba and is known for service until late at night. It’s open till 3 in the morning and you will find people coming in even after 2 for snacks. It’s the perfect place to satisfy your craving for kebabs.