A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus or CST – formerly Victoria Terminus is one of the country’s oldest Victorian-Italianate-Gothic style architectural buildings.
Designed by Frederick William Stevens, it was built in 1887 in the Bori Bunder area of Mumbai.
This was my third trip to Mumbai but first as a tourist. Earlier, I visited the financial capital of India due to some official work. I was quite excited to visit Mumbai once again but honestly speaking I wasn’t expecting any big surprises.
But Mumbai proved me wrong. I wasn’t just surprised but astonished by the historic British era buildings of south Mumbai.
Simple architecture yet very attractive. These buildings, some colorful and some grey, took me to the bygone era.
These beauteous buildings will literally make you feel that you are in an European country. At least I felt so.
Being a huge admirer of India’s history, I was glad to discover a different part of Mumbai.
And If you are a history buff, then it is a must visit place for you. Meandering through the narrow lanes and eating in small eateries, my trip became more than wonderful.
And if you plan to travel on Sunday then there are many organisations which conduct heritage walk.