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Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus in Mumbai
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai is one of the busiest railway stations in the world, with an average footfall of 3 million passengers every day. The site is an epitome of British Empire’s victory in India. Initially called as the Victoria Terminus, after independence in 1992 the station was renamed as Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. The name is taken after a great Indian Ruler who fought against the Mogul empire in India. The terminus was designed by Frederick William Stevens keeping in mind old gothic style by mixing it with mogul architecture. The paintings and animal designing engraved on the walls is a site to behold. This great architecture took 10 years to complete, longest time any building took to come in existence in those times. It’s been almost 100 years for the site to be intact and thus was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. When you pay a visit to this magnificent site, do lookout for the British Lion and Indian Tiger at its entrance. Some astounding statues and figurines have been worked by Indian Students of Bombay Art School working under John lockwood Kipling. Do make your visit to this sensational site with our sightseeing tour to Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai.
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Though the British Era ended in India in 1947, but the remnants of it can be seen in some marvelous statues, buildings and cities designed by the latter empire. With the golden jubilee celebration of Queen Victoria of The Great Britain, Indian Railways was brought into existence in India and Chatrapati Shivaji Terminal is one memento British East India Company gave us. It took almost 10 years for the terminus to come into existence and the building was built in gothic revival style with a bit of Mughal architectural touch to it. The site is a great place if you want to visit architectural marvels in Mumbai. Make your visit to Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus in Mumbai with our exclusive tour packages.