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Banganga Walkeshwar Walking Tour

Duration: 2h
Languages: English
Guru: Dinesh
Registered on April 07, 2021

Hello all travelers! I am Dinesh, a guide in Mumbai since 2013. I love to show travelers my city and help make staying here an unforgettable experience for the traveller. I wait for you!

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

The Oldest Continually Inhabited Place in Mumbai

  • Total 18 Temple surrounded: Take a walk to all temples and Guide will give you their deep stories.
  • Memorial Stones: These pallies are memorial stones of dead warriors that are worshiped by Gujaratis.
  • Banganga Tank and Walkeshwar Temple: The steps of Banganga Tank serve many purposes: a play area for children, a social hub for residents, a space to dry washing, and a place to perform puja (worship).  
  • Deepstambhas: (pillars of light) mark the entrance to Banganga Tank, as well as significant temples in the area. Astonishingly, a saint is said to be buried under each one!
  • Street Around Banganga Tank: It is flanked by a narrow street lined with temples, homes, and dharamsalas (religious rest houses).
  • Encroaching Migrant Communities: The area is home to slum-dwellers who have occupied it for the past few decades.
  • Dhobi Ghat: Second largest laundry in Mumbai where you will see Open air laundry which was built by the British.

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  • Meeting point:
    Shop No 91 Banganga Road, Walkeshwar,...
    Shop No 91 Banganga Road, Walkeshwar, Malabar Hill, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400006, India
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    I will meet you at our meeting point.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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