Gateway of India is regarded to be the starting point for most tourists who want to travel around the Mumbai city. This monument was built to commemorate the visit of the first ever British Monarch, King George V and Queen Mary in 1911.
This 26m-high structure has four turrets and intricate latticework
carved into the yellow basalt stone. There are steps leading down to the
water behind the arch. There are short cruises on the motor launches
This structure is known to be the pride of Mumbai. Mumbaites, as well
as the foreign tourists come down to this place in the evening and take
a cool rest from day's exhausting work schedules. Mumbai is well
connected by air, rail and road with the important places within and
beyond the state.
Gateway of India was built in 1911 to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary.