Rangaon Beach – Secluded Beach Near Vasai

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Feb 192018
 
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The Sky at Rangaon Beach

Rangaon Beach is 8.2 km from Vasai railway station. It is a secluded beach because not many people seem to have heard about it. The road leading to Rangaon Beach is narrow and two cars can Continue reading »

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Mani Bhavan – Gandhiji’s Residence from 1917 to 1934

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Oct 022017
 
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Gandhiji

Mani Bhavan was the hub of Gandhi’s political activities whenever he was in Mumbai between 1917 and 1934. He launched from here  Satyagraha in 1919 and Civil Disobedience in 1932. Located in South Mumbai’s rather quiet area of Gamdevi, it is 4.4 km from Continue reading »

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Glimpses of Vasai

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Sep 182017
 
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Vasai Creek

Vasai is a fast-developing area in Palghar district of Maharashtra. Vasai-Virar City has a population of 1.21 million. Mumbai International Airport is 49 km by road, via NH 8. Vasai Road railway station is Continue reading »

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Mumbai – The Maximum City

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Aug 072017
 
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Afghan Church

Mumbai is India’s commercial capital and home to Hindi film industry. Major corporate offices, stock exchange and the national financial centre are all concentrated Continue reading »

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Bhau Daji Lad Museum – the Oldest Museum in Mumbai

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May 292017
 
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Bhau Daji Lad Museum

Bhau Daji Lad Museum is in the busy Byculla area of Mumbai. It is next to the botanical gardens and zoo. You can reach it in 3 minutes by walk from Byculla railway station, on the east side. It opened as Victoria and Albert Museum in 1872. It was renamed in 1975 after Continue reading »

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RBI Monetary Museum

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Feb 272017
 
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Coinage Section

RBI Monetary Museum presents a fascinating insight into the world of money. It was inaugurated in 18 November 2004 by Continue reading »

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Afghan Church in Colaba

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Feb 202017
 
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Austere Grandeur of the Church

Afghan Church stands in Duxbury Lane, Colaba. It is also known as The Church of St John the Evangelist. The church was built in memory of the British troops who fell in the first Afghan War (1838-42). Work began in 1847 and Continue reading »

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Cathedral of the Holy Name

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Feb 162017
 
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Stained Glass Windows

Cathedral of the Holy Name is a Roman Catholic church in Colaba. It has been functioning as the Archbishop’s seat and mother church of the Archdiocese of Bombay. It is located on Nathalal Parekh Marg (formerly Wodehouse Road), opposite YMCA. It was opened to the public in January 1905 and Continue reading »

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Suruchi Beach

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Feb 132017
 
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Looking Out to Vasai Creek

Suruchi Beach is a big beach. It gets its name from the suru (Casuarina) trees which line the beach. The beach is 7.6 km from Vasai Road railway station. Buses go up to Parnaka in Continue reading »

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Mumbai CST – Heritage Tour (Part II)

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Feb 062017
 
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Stone Lion at Foot of the Staircase

On going through the main doors of Mumbai CST building, the first thing you notice is a magnificent stone lion at the foot of a grand staircase. The lion holds the coat of arms of GIP Railway. The sculpture is likely to have been Continue reading »

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