Gateway of India

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The Gateway of India is a triumphal arch monument situated in the city of Mumbai, India. Construction of the monument was completed in 1924, it was built to commemorate King George V and Queen Mary’s landing at Apollo Bunder on their visit to British India in 1911. The Gateway became a symbolic ceremonial entrance to India for Viceroys and the new Governors of Bombay. The monument stands at a height of 26 metres, it is imposing on the local landscape and is a fine example of Indo-Saracenic architecture.

Getting there

The monument is situated in the South of Mumbai on the seafront. ‘Churchgate’ train station is a five-minute walk away. The 5, 8, 15 and 19 buses all stop a short walk away from the monument.

Opening Times and Admission

The monument is situated in a public space, it is free to visit at any hour of any day.

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  • Apollo Bandar, Colaba, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001, India
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