Chhatrapati Shivaji terminus is a UNESCO world heritage site built in 1888 A.D by the then ruling British government. It was formerly known as Victoria terminus named after the queen of England. It is one of the most iconic structures in Mumbai and connects millions of people in Mumbai through its rail route. Location-wise it sits in the heart of the city. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj terminus surrounded by many iconic buildings and major business centers.
Living in CST
CST being one of the busiest places in Mumbai is crowded most of the day. Though in the evening, it is one of the most beautiful places to be, lite by glorious lights, broad avenues, its a spectacular vision to behold. Apart from the scenic view that CST surrounded with; there is a lot of cultural diversity that one can immediately notice. This area is home to various communities. People from multiple race and religion reside in the locality, right from Parsi to Jain, Muslims to Jews, Maharastrian to Bengalis.
Things to do in CST
CST is in close vicinity to many iconic sites of the British era; also, it has attracted a lot of modern construction around it. Owing to its spectacular location and history, one can visit art galleries to satiate their thirst of art. Jhahngid art gallery, National art Gallery are few of them.
Marine Drive and Gateway of India are places where one can relax with the breathtaking view of Arabian sea. CST surrounded by a few famous nightclubs where one can groove to some Classic Bollywood hits. Street shopping at places like fashion street & Musafir-khana has been popular among tourist visiting the city all round the year. Or you could enjoy an exciting cricket match at the Wankhede stadium where India won the ICC cricket world cup in 2011.
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