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Bhika Behram well

The Bhika Behram Well is situated in the Fort area of Mumbai at the Southern end of Cross Maidan, near the Central Telegraph Office. This well has been declared as a Grade 1 heritage structure. There is a rich history behind the well. A prominent Parsi named Bhikaji Behramji who came from Bharuch dug this […]

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Royal Alfred Sailors’ Home

Image: Midday South Mumbai is well known for its buildings that are of architectural and historical significance. The Gothic design of architect FW Stevens is prominently visible in many of the buildings here. Here is an interesting excerpt from the Midday about The Royal Alfred Sailors’ Home, Steven’s First important commission in the city which […]

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Sassoon Docks

The Sassoon Docks is one of the oldest docks in Mumbai, and one of the few docks in the city open to the public. It is situated just off Cuffe Parade in South Mumbai, and is today one of largest fish markets in the city. Its neighboring features are Mumbai Port Trust Garden and Offices […]

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Cusrow Baug

A peek into the Parsi bastion in Colaba, which is out of bounds for most Mumbaikars On Colaba Causeway, there is a place that intrigues the non-Parsis a lot. For over six years, we've have gone up and down the Causeway a million times, each time thinking about what goes on within the fortress called […]

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Colaba Causeway

Colaba Causeway, officially known as Shahid Bhagat Singh Road, is a commercial street, and a major causeway or land link between Colaba and the Old Woman’s Island in the city of Mumbai, India. It lies close to the Fort area, and to the east of Cuffe Parade, an upmarket neighbourhood in South Mumbai, and close […]

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