Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Mumbai, India

Mumbai city's famous landmark....

One of the grand and magnificent landmarks of Mumbai, the Gateway of India was built to commemorate the visit of the British Monarch, King George V and Queen Mary. It is one of the hot spots of Mumbai city.
The Gateway of India is a massive archway on the Apollo Bunder. For most of the tourists and travelers, the Gateway of India is the starting point to explore the Mumbai city. It was designed by the architect George Wittet. The first stone of the Gateway of India was laid on March 31st 1913. The foundations were completed in 1920 and the Gateway of India was formally opened in 1924 by the then Viceroy, Earl of Reading.

1 comment:

mistyeiz said...

u're so lucky to get cards from india!!! i still have no one to send me any.... :(