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The Taj Mahal Palace @ Mumbai (Maharashtra)


Hotel Taj @ Mumbai by Drifter Baba

The Taj Mahal Palace: 

The Tajmahal Palace is a heritage and luxury hotel with more than 650 luxury rooms and near India's Gateway in Mumbai (Maharashtra).

It was built and open for the public in 1903 by Sylla Tata from a Tata Family. It was the first hotel in India which has Electricity, elevators, fans, etc. It was also the first to achieve a liquor license to serve inside the hotel.

Many famous personalities have stayed there occasionally. This is one of the very famous tourist destinations where one can spend time. The evening is really great there. 


Operation Timing:  Open 24 Hrs.

Best time to visit: All time. During the summer, it's a bit hot.


Entry Fees:  NA. 



The Taj Mahal Palace

Apollo Bandar, Colaba, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001 (INDIA)


Special occasion:

No such special occasion but every weekend, on Holiday you will find a huge crowd. During December and January month also you will find more no of visitors.

Places to visit in & around Mumbai:

  • Shree Siddhi Vinayak temple
  • ISCON temple
  • Shree Mahalakshmi temple
  • The Gateway of India
  • Elephanta Caves
  • Marine Drive (Especially evening time)
  • Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya Musium
  • Haji Ali Dargah
  • Bandra Warli sea link
  • Hotel Tajmahal Palace
  • Global Vipassana Pagoda

Parking Places: Finding Parking near this is very difficult especially if you are not, aware of the Mumbai locality. Better to use public transport or local taxis. 

How to reach Mumbai: 

By Air: The nearest Airport is Chatrapathi Shivaji Internation airport in Mumbai. This is one of the busiest airports in India where multiple flights operate from other Indian cities and a foreign country.

By Rail: The main railway station is Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj terminal in Mumbai. It is well connected with other Indian cities. You can catch buses, Autos, or private taxis to reach the place.

Buses: The nearest main bus stand is in Mumbai. You can find multiple buses from different cities in India like Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmadabad, Goa, etc. 

Private Taxis/ Autos: You will find lots of Autos and Taxis here as it is one of the famous tourist destinations in Maharashtra. Here Autos Rickshaw and Taxis are quite cheaper.


Distance from major Indian cities

  • Kolkatta: 2050 km
  • Delhi: 1415 km
  • Chennai: 1335 km
  • Bangalore:  981 km     
  • Pune: 150 km
  • Hyderabad: 710 km
  • Ahmadabad: 525 km 
  • Bhopal: 776 km
  • Jaipur: 1147 km
  • Goa: 591 km


Accommodation : 

You will find lots of accommodation near it. This itself is an iconic hotel in Mumbai. You will find many hotels around it. Accommodation there is quite costly as it is one of the business centers in Mumbai.


Food & Restaurant :

This is one of the famous tourist destinations in Mumbai and thousands of tourists visit there every day. You will find lots of restaurants where you can get North Indian, South Indian, and continental food. You will also find lots of street food around which is common in Mumbai.


Few Photos:


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Visite Date: 05 May 2017