Mumbai's Fort Area Is For Those In Love With Art & Heritage

Fort Significance

Mumbai's Fort neighbourhood was the first to be developed by the British in India. The neighbourhood is home to several colonial-era buildings.

World Heritage Sites

When in the Fort area, one can experience the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and the Victorian & Art Deco Ensemble of Mumbai.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya

This museum was formerly called the Prince of Wales Museum. There is an impressive collection of art, archaeology, and natural history exhibits in this museum.

Gateway Of India

This iconic monument is synonymous with the city of Mumbai. Enjoy beautiful views of the Arabian Sea and if you have time, take the ferry to Elephanta Caves.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

This iconic Victorian-era railway station is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. CST, as it is locally called, will leave you speechless with its stunning architecture.

Flora Fountain

This beautiful fountain, built in 1864, is a historical landmark. The fountain is surrounded by colonial-era buildings.

St. Thomas Cathedral

This Anglican church dates back to the 18th century, and is one of the oldest buildings in Mumbai.

Horniman Circle Garden

This urban park can be a quick sanctuary for those who want some quiet time in nature. Though it is surrounded by buildings, it will have a quiet spot for you.

Jehangir Art Gallery

Love art? This art gallery is a must-visit. Find some of the best of contemporary Indian art here.

David Sassoon Library And Reading Room

You don’t have to be a bookworm to admire this historic library. The charm of this place will keep you occupied.

Kala Ghoda

This art district hosts the annual Kala Ghoda Arts Festival. This neighbourhood has interesting cafes and art galleries that one can check out.