Maharashtra Tourism
Gateway of India was built in 1911 to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary.

Gateway of India

Gateway of India, Mumbai, MaharashtraGateway of India is regarded to be the starting point for most tourists who want to travel around the Mumbai city. This monument was built to commemorate the visit of the first ever British Monarch, King George V and Queen Mary in 1911.

This 26m-high structure has four turrets and intricate latticework carved into the yellow basalt stone. There are steps leading down to the water behind the arch. There are short cruises on the motor launches from here.

This structure is known to be the pride of Mumbai. Mumbaites, as well as the foreign tourists come down to this place in the evening and take a cool rest from day's exhausting work schedules. Mumbai is well connected by air, rail and road with the important places within and beyond the state.