Kurla has its existence from over 500 years. Its railway station spelled as Coorla until 1890, is one the busiest on the Mumbai suburban railway on the central and harbor railway lines of Mumbai. Kurla station is formally called as Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) for out-station passenger/express trains.
Kurla has its name from “Coorli”, the local name for crab, as these were found in marshes in the village. The village of Kurla came under Portuguese rule when the Treaty of Bassein (1534) was signed by Sultan Bahadur of Gujarat and the Kingdom of Portugal on 23 December 1534.
Living in Kurla
Pheonix market city is home to various international and local brands. Apart from shopping, there is a multiplex which screens the latest Bollywood and Hollywood movies, along with the theatre there is a gaming zone as well.
Bandra Kurla Complex(BKC)
BKC is outshining south Mumbai’s Nariman Point and Lower Parel in terms of top-dollar deals. Here you can find many restaurants, offices, shoppig centers where can spend the complete day.
Things to do in Kurla
Kurla is in the heart of Mumbai and Navi Mumbai and is developing at a fast pace with many good projects coming in the locality. The image of Kurla among the general public is not good, and they consider the area on the lines of Mumbra and Bhiwandi, but there are many good societies in Kurla area. If you can afford a place at Kurla is a good society, then you are wealthy. The cheapest rate for the worst area in Kurla is Rs. 10,000/ Sq. ft.
There are many restaurants, especially non-veg, which are very cheap and provide the best food but the ambiance and services of these restaurants are average. You can find many good restaurants in Phoenix Market City mall-like Zaika, BBQ, Poush, Bombay Blue and many more and in BKC too.
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