ITME 2022 WCOA 2022
 
HERITAGE TOUR

In this 2 hour tour we will visit monuments that were constructed during the British rule in India and are known as Gothic buildings.

Our walk starts with an introduction to Mumbai, its historical background, geographic morphology and told about surrounding fort precinct. Visit the Asiatic Library considered being among the finest neo-Classic buildings in India, and one of the oldest surviving Colonial buildings in Mumbai. It houses the Asiatic Society of Mumbai and Central Library. Then walk through the elegantly laid out Horniman Circle Gardens. Reach Mumbai Samachar Marg, the historic location of Asia's oldest Stock Exchange. View the BSE building and other leading banking institutions. Visit St. Thomas Cathedral, the city's oldest British church. Continue towards Flora Fountain along Veer Nariman Road. Stop at the highly embellished Fountain, a quintessential city icon and take in the splendid structures that define the perimeter of this intersection. Passing by the Central Telegraph Office, view the magnificent Gothic-style High Court building with its fabulous Venetian style galleries. View the Mumbai University Campus - the Premchand Roychand Library with the famed Rajabai Clock Tower and the grand Convocation Hall. Cross to reach the Oval Maidan and take in a view of the High Court, Western Railway HQ, Eros Cinema tower and line of Art Deco buildings. Walk to Kala Ghoda intersection. Here, you will be given an explanation of significance of 'Kala Ghoda' with respect to the Fort and details of all buildings around including Elphinstone College, David Sassoon Library, Army & Navy Building, Watson's Hotel, Keneseth EIiyahoo Synagogue. Walk to Regal Circle. Stand near the Wellington Fountain and view the historic circle of buildings around. Visit the Holy Name Cathedral in Nathalal Parekh Marg, off Regal Circle. Walk to the Gateway of India monument. Standing at the plaza where our walk ends, you will be told about surrounding Apollo Bunder precinct including Gateway monument, Taj Mahal Hotel, Royal Bombay Yacht Club etc.