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Free walking tour mumbai

Duration: 2h
Languages: English
Guru: Rabi
Registered on April 20, 2023

Hi I'm Rabi, your local Guide for Mumbai an all his charm. Between the rough life at Mumbai's Slums and the big Jetset-Society I'll give you a realistic experience that will make you fall in love with this magical City. I'm creating tours and experiences for over 20 years and know this city better than anyone else.

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Tour description

 Hi, I'm Rabi, your local Guide and I'll give you a realistic experience that will make you fall in love with this magical city.
You come as guste and go as friend 

 Place to visit:

  • Jahangir art gallery 
  • David Sassoon library
  • Kala Ghoda area
  • University of Mumbai 
  • Rajabhai clock tower
  • Bombay stock exchange
  • Flora fountain 
  • Saint Thomas cathedral church
  • Central Library 
  • Honumon cricel
  • Chatrapati shivaji maharaj terminal
  • Crawford market 


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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    161B, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Kala Ghoda...
    161B, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001, India
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  • 1
    Outside visit
    Jehangir Art Gallery

    The gallery was inaugurated on 21 January 1952, by then Chief Minister of Bombay State, B. G. Kher and dedicated it to the memory of Sir Cowasji's late son, Jehangir.[3] A mammoth institution in itself, its history is linked with the renaissance of Indian art. The complex also has the popular cafe of Samovar, which is reminiscent of the 1970s socialist culture. It also houses Natesans, the country's oldest licensed antique dealers. Entry is free of charge. The building has been designed by Durga Bajpai and

  • 2
    Outside visit
    David Sassoon Library and Reading Room

    In 1847, European employees working in the Government Mint and the Dockyard in Mumbai started the Mechanics' Institution to provide technical education to adults and to hold lectures. Initially, they operated from leased premises until they relocated to their own facility, which was made po

  • 3
    Outside visit
    Kala Ghoda

    The name Kala Ghoda is a reference to the presence of a black stone statue of King Edward VII (as the then Prince of Wales) mounted on a horse that was built by Jewish businessman and philanthropist Albert Abdullah David Sassoon, although this statue was removed from the precinct in 1965 and subsequently placed inside the Byculla Zoo. A local legend stated that the statues of King Edward and the one of Shivaji on a horse at the Gateway of India came to life after midnight and battled it out on the streets.[

  • 4
    Outside visit
    University of Mumbai

    Library edit University Library at the Fort Campus. Main article: University Library, Mumbai Rajabai Clock Tower edit Rajabai Clock Tower, located at the Fort campus, was built in 1878. One of Mumbai's landmarks, the Rajabai Clock Tower, was completed in the 1870s and houses the University of Mumbai's library. Sir George Gilbert Scott modeled the Rajabai Clock Tower on the clock tower of the Palace of Westminster in London.[17] Local businessman Premchand Roychand contributed to the cost of construction a

  • 5
    Outside visit
    Rajabai Clock Tower

    The Rajabai Clock Tower was designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, an English architect.[2] He modeled it on Big Ben in London.The foundation stone was laid on 1 March 1869 and construction was completed in November 1878. The total cost of construction came to ₹555000, a large amount of money for the time period. A portion of the total cost of construction was donated by Premchand Roychand, a wealthy broker who founded the Bombay Stock Exchange on the condition that the tower be named after his mother Rajaba

  • 6
    Outside visit
    Flora Fountain

    Photograph of Flora Fountain taken prior to 1904 The fountain originally intended for the Victoria Gardens, is now surmounted by the figure of Plenty ("Courtesy of Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries."). History of the Flora Fountain is traced to the time when the Old Mumbai Fort was demolished in 1860 as part of the then Governor, Sir Bartle Frère's efforts to improve civic sanitation (municipal improvements) and the urban space requirements of the growing city. Prior to this demolition,

  • 7
    Outside visit
    St. Thomas’ Cathedral

    The name of nearby Churchgate Station refers to this church. One of the gates in the fort which the East India Company had built to protect their settlement was the entrance to the St. Thomas Church. It was called Churchgate. That is why the whole area towards the west of the church is called "Churchgate" even today. The street leading to the church was originally called Churchgate Street and was later renamed like many streets in Bombay, and is now known as Veer Nariman Road. The island of Bombay which wa

  • 8
    Outside visit
    Horniman Circle

    The building was begun in 1821 and not completed for twelve years. In 1842, the area had been just a dump of coconut shells and debris. The Police Commissioner, Charles Forjett, thought of converting the Green into a circle surrounded by buildings. He was supported by governors Lord Elphinstone and Sir Bartle Frère. The garden was planned in 1869 and completed in 1872 with well laid out walkways and trees planted all around.[1] An ornamental fountain was placed in the centre, but it was replaced by a modern

  • 9
    Outside visit
    Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus

    Victoria Gardens (later renamed Rani Baug) where they were left lying on the grass in the open until at least the 1980s. A Right to Information report was filed, but had no records of the missing statue being exported out of India. Historians now believe that the statue was smuggled out, sold by politicians, or destroyed.[16] The symbol of Progress, another statue, featured on the top of the dome, is often mistaken for that of Queen Victoria. Renaming edit Victoria Terminus, before being renamed to Chhatra

  • 10
    Outside visit
    Crawford Market

    Crawford Market (officially Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Mandai) is one of South Mumbai's most famous markets. The building was completed in 1869, and donated to the city by Cowasji Jehangir. Originally named after Arthur Crawford, the first Municipal Commissioner of the city, the market was later renamed to honour Indian social reformer Mahatma Jotirao Phule. The market is situated opposite the Mumbai Police headquarters, just north of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station and west of the J.J. flyover at a

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).

Tour opinions

(4 ratings)
4.00
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Professionalism
3.5
Fun
3.5
Expression
4.0
Quality
3.5
Route
4.75
Ben 15 Dec 2023
Munich

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Travelled alone - Dec 2023
Next to the tour, Rabi helped me buying a local SIM card and train tickets to Goa, which is very complicated as a foreigner. Very helpful and I had great fun on the tour!
Nisha 15 Dec 2023
Liverpool

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2023
We loved Rabi’s personal touch and he tailored the tour at our tempo enabling us to see the main features plus get the little extras in.
Stefan 30 Nov 2023
Siwa Oasis

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Travelled alone - Nov 2023
Go back in time with Rabi in Mumbai. Many places were visited that you can find in tour books and little stops of warm tasting chai tea’s that you cannot find in tour books. This added experience was a delicious surprises along the way. Enjoy your time and blessings to your stay and experience.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

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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
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