Churchgate is an area in South Mumbai. During the eighteenth and up to the mid-19th century, Mumbai was a walled city. The city walls had three gates, and Church Gate, named after St. Thomas Cathedral, Mumbai was one of the gates. Churchgate, now known as Veer Nariman Street, is a prominent location in the South Mumbai. The Place imbibed its name from the Churchgate railway station and St. Thomas Church. Churchgate houses some of Mumbai's prestigious buildings and organizations.
Things to do near Churchgate
Places to visit near Churchgate
1. Marine drive
Marine Drive also known as Nariman point or the Queen's Necklace is one of the best promenades of Mumbai is at Churchgate, spread across till marine lines which is a bliss for all season. Monsoon rains, Summers or Winter the romance goes on. Also watch out the queens necklace video to know why so-called.
2. Gateway of India
The Gateway of India is an arch-monument built in the early twentieth century in the city of Mumbai, in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Gateway of India is the most important and valued landmark of the city of Mumbai.
3. Elephanta Caves
As you reach Gateway of India, You will see that little ferry going to take a trip to and from Gateway of India to Elephanta caves and also for a joy ride. The only historic and heritage caves of South Mumbai for all those planning a day off from busy city to a serene island feeling the waves of Arabian sea and spend a whole day inside caves with family and friends.
4. Eros Cinema
One of the oldest theaters in the city, Eros Cinema is located right outside the Churchgate Railway Station and has a seating capacity of over 1000! This is one place where you can catch the latest cinema flicks and can travel back in time. While it has shut its doors for a while now, the building is still at its prime and is a must-visit spot.
5. Colaba Causeway
Colaba market is one of the many reasons shopaholic people from the far north and suburbs of Mumbai travel. It's Colaba Causeway, a street-side shopping heaven for fashion and trendy products major imported and related to fashion and accessories at cheaper prices with bargain options.
6. Wankhede and Bradbourne Stadium
The two main cricket stadiums of Mumbai are both located in Churchgate and give you splendid views of the Arabian Sea from the aerial perspective. These massive stadiums are a treat to visit for all cricket and sports lovers. Do try to catch on some cricket matches there!
7. Asiatic Library / Town Hall Library
Also called Town Hall library located at SBS Road, Mumbai GPO (Fort), Town Hall, Shahid Bhagat Singh Road, the Nearest station being Churchgate. This is one of the biggest libraries with beautiful looks from outside, getting a digital transformation from keeping books in the traditional way inside. Best place for Oldest reference library related to Mumbai and many other subjects local and international.
8. Fashion Street
Fashion Street is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the city and is also Mumbai's premier shopping hub. FS located at CST in Mumbai is a good place to shop and fulfill your fashion needs if you knew the market carefully. Fashion Street is cheap street-side shopping destination of Mumbai just like Linking Road at Bandra for best bargain shopping experience.
9. Rajabai Clock Tower
The Rajabai Clock Tower is a clock tower in South Mumbai India. It is located in the confines of the Fort campus of the University of Mumbai. The tower is part of the Victorian and Art Deco Ensemble of Mumbai, which was added to the list of World Heritage Sites in 2018. It is one of the most beautiful and a big tourist attraction of South Mumbai is the Rajabai Clock Tower.
10. Azad Maidan
Azad Maidan is a triangular-shaped maidan in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. It is located on 25 acres of land near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus station. Spend some time and enjoy watching some local cricket matches being played.
Places to Eat in Churchgate
1. Rustom’s Ice Cream
One of the famous and oldest ice-cream shops, Mumbai’s famous K. Rustom’s Ice Cream has been around for over 50 years now and this place is always packed with ice cream lovers. You can try out their fresh fruit ice cream sandwiches which come at extremely affordable rates. Do try out their lassis as well.
2. Gaylord Cafe
This cafe is a perfect option for those looking for a continental meal option in the city. The vintage look of this Mumbai eatery will take you back to the city's bygone era. The long menu comprising classic and innovative Indian and continental dishes will leave you spoilt for choices.
3. Khau Galli
The Churchgate Khau Galli is a small lane lined with food stalls offering a range of typical Mumbai street food. From the buttery pav bhaji served to steam hot, to nutritious, thick fruit smoothies, this food street has some of the more popular eateries serving the usual, delicious Mumbai street fare, and then some surprises.
4. Salt Water Cafe
This modern-day cafe offers a menu loaded with European-influenced dishes. The menu is limited, but your cravings for some yummy food will definitely be satiated. Apart from the delectable food, the classy ambiance with soothing background music also cheers you up.
5. Raju sandwich stall
A short walk out of Khau Galli towards H.R College (at Dinshaw Wacha road) leads to the popular Raju sandwich stall which can be recognized by the crowd of chatting college students around it. The delicious-sounding Chilly cheese toast, Cheese noodle roll and Penne cheese roll are the most ordered dishes.
6. Shiv Sagar
If you think Mumbai is a coastal city with fewer options for vegetarians, then it is time to think again. Shiv Sagar is one of those vegetarian restaurants in Mumbai that leave you content with a surfeit of vegetarian delicacies. Though known for south Indian fare, the Chinese and north Indian dishes available at this budget restaurant are worth tasting.
7. Pizza By The Bay
Originally called Jazz By The Bay, Pizza by the Bay has always been a fancy-ish dinner overlooking the sea. Enjoy some thin-crust pizzas, along with healthy salads and desserts.
8. Mockingbird Cafe
Located a stone’s throw away from Churchgate station, Mockingbird Cafe has managed to hold its own despite being alongside some of the oldest restaurants in the city. It’s considered a must-visit especially if you want a peaceful time with loved ones.
9. The J
The J has managed to win hearts by taking everybody’s favorite comfort food—French fries—and making them even better thanks to generous dollops of sauces and toppings. Wash down their cheesy, spicy fries with unique milkshakes and cake shakes like the Nutella Monaco Milkshake and Red Velvet Cake shake.
10. Sahyadri Restaurant
Serving homemade, extremely reasonable vegetarian food is Sahyadri’s USP. Located close to Churchgate Station, this is the ideal place to go if you are looking for a quick, pocket-friendly breakfast or lunch.
Colleges and Schools
1. Kishinchand Kellaram College ( KC College)
The K.C. College of Management Studies (KCCMS) started with Management Courses way back in 1960. The college has a reputed tradition for training students not just for today but for the challenges of tomorrow as well. It was the first college to be awarded an "A" grade by The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in Mumbai.
2. Jai Hind College
Jai Hind College was founded in the year 1948. he college is affiliated to the University of Mumbai, offering undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Arts, Commerce, and Science. This college definitely has one of the best faculty and good management. The crowd is good and the location is amazing.
3. SNDT Women's College
SNDT Women's University is the first Women's university in India as well as in South-East Asia.The university headquarters are at Churchgate in South Mumbai, while the main campus is in Santacruz–Juhu area of Mumbai.
4. Sydenham College
Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics is a prestigious college located in Mumbai which is also the oldest college of commerce in Asia. Affiliated to the Dr. Homi Bhabha State University, the college offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in commerce and management.
5. H.R College of Commerce and Economics
Hassaram Rijhumal College of Commerce and Economics, commonly known as HR College, is a highly reputed college located in Churchgate, Mumbai. It is run by the Hyderabad National Collegiate Board and is affiliated to the University of Mumbai.
6. St. Xavier's Institute of Education
St. Xavier’s probably has the most iconic college building in India. So much so that it has been declared a heritage site! Xavier's was the first college to be granted autonomy by the University of Mumbai in 2010.
7. St. Annes Girls High School
St Annes Girls High School is located in Churchgate, Mumbai. It was established in 1925. This school follows the State board. The school is an English medium.
8. HVB Global Academy
Being ever-sensitive to changing ground realities, HVB is on the cusp of going global. We will offer the IBDP curriculum and that will mean we now have another institute known as HVB Global Academy
9. BD Somani International School
B. D. Somani International School offers its students an internationally recognized curriculum in an Indian setting
10. Cathedral & John Connon School
For the last one hundred and fifty years, the school has imparted the finest education to its students. It follows the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) up to the tenth grade and the Indian School Certificate (ISC) for the eleventh and twelfth grades.
Hospitals and Medical Centers
Bombay Hospital is one of the biggest hospitals in the city and is located at New Marine Lines, Mumbai. It was one of the first private hospitals to have started in the city and since its inception, Bombay Hospital has set a benchmark in the health industry.
2. Apollo Spectra Hospitals
Apollo Spectra Hospitals in Tardeo, Mumbai is a top player in the category Hospitals in the Mumbai. This well-known establishment acts as a one-stop destination servicing customers both local and from other parts of Mumbai.
3. Shalby Hospital
Shalby Hospital in Marine Drive, Mumbai is a top player in the category Hospitals in the Mumbai. This well-known establishment acts as a one-stop destination servicing customers both local and from other parts of Mumbai.
4. Shroff Eye Clinic
In Mumbai, Shroff Eye Clinic is a recognized name in patient care. It was incepted in the year 1965. They are one of the well-known Hospitals in Marine Lines. Backed with a vision to offer the best in patient care and equipped with technologically advanced healthcare facilities, they are one of the upcoming names in the healthcare industry.
5. GT Hospital
Gokuldas Tejpal Hospital is a government of Maharashtra run free hospital in South Mumbai, India. It was built in 1875 thanks to the beneficence of Gokuldas Tejpal, a renowned Hindu businessman and philanthropist of Mumbai.
Business and Jobs
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