Colaba Causeway, Mumbai

Colaba Causeway | One of the best places to visit in Mumbai

Locationcolaba, Mumbai, Mumbai (Map)
Entry Fee & TimingsColaba Causeway is open from 05:00 am all days in week, to 09:00 pm, No entry fee.
Place TypeStreet Market, Shopping Place
Best time to visitJanuary, February, March, April

About Colaba Causeway

Colaba Causeway was constructed by the British East India Company in the year 1838 during the tenure of Sir Robert Grant as Governor of Bombay, it was one of the early improvement projects of the city, which emerged from the sea. Thus a wide strip of land was created to connect the remaining two islands, Colaba and Old Woman Island with the islands of Bombay.

Gradually, Colaba became a commercial hub after the Cotton Exchange was opened at Cotton Green in the year 1844 Real estate prices in the area had soared, Colaba Causeway was widened in 1861-1863.

Architecture of Colaba Causeway

The architecture of the area is reminiscent of old Mumbai, fact highlighted by buildings like, National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Regal Cinema, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum and Cusrow Baug, a Parsi residential colony built in 1934, covering an area of 84,000 square yards, which is home to over 500 families.

Interesting facts about Colaba Causeway

  1. Colaba Causeway is also most famous for its shopping centres. One can buy a lot here including clothing, antiques, home decor, electronics and even jewellery, furniture, accessories, perfumes and handbags. And you can get all this at throwaway prices too!
  2. You can find a lot of boutiques and high class shops here that sell exquisite products.
  3. From small antiques to all kinds of slippers, this area attracts tourists, backpackers and locals from South Mumbai throughout the year.
  4. There are restaurants, cafes and roadside eateries, which make the road popular with tourists and locals.

How to reach Colaba Causeway

By Air:- The distance between Mumbai Airport (BOM) and Mumbai Colaba is 19 km, from here you can book a cab.

By Bus:- The nearest bus station to Colaba Causeway is Holy Name School (Colaba) which is at a walking distance of 1 minute, from here you will get a bus every 1 minute so that you can go comfortably.

By Train:- Near Colaba Causeway Train Station is Churchgate which is 22 mins walk away.

By Road:- You can also reach Colaba Causeway by Auto or Rickshaw.

Nearby famous places

  • Gateway of India 13 minutes from Colaba Causeway
  • Sukhdaa The Cultural Spa 9 minutes from Colaba Causeway
  • Colaba Causeway Market 6 minutes from Colaba Causeway
  • Reality Tours and Travel 10 minutes from Colaba Causeway
  • ShivaOm Massages 7 minutes from Colaba Causeway
  • Colaba Market 8 minutes from Colaba Causeway
  • Blessed Sacrement Shrine 7 minutes from Colaba Causeway
  • Regal Circle 8 minutes from Colaba Causeway
  • Mumbai Moments 19 minutes from Colaba Causeway

Colaba Causeway FAQs:

𝒜. It is located at colaba, Mumbai, Mumbai.

𝒜. Entry fee and timings information of the Colaba Causeway: Colaba Causeway is open from 05:00 am all days in week, to 09:00 pm, No entry fee..

𝒜. You should visit Colaba Causeway during January, February, March, April months for best experience.

🛑Note: We don't guarantee for info accuracy.