|Tour Time: 2 hours
This is a great way to explore Bombay’s British history and architecture. The ‘Fort’ refers to a fort built by the British East India Company, hugging the eastern coast, which was demolished in the 1860’s. When you walk inside this area, you will see an amazing variety of historic landmarks and buildings, constructed in different styles of architecture and built in a variety of local and imported materials. The varied use of multiple stones has imparted a unique polychromatic effect to the facades, particularly to those of public buildings built in the 19th and 20th century. Each building tells a fascinating story, about the men who built it, and the historic events associated with it.
Any day of the week, 2 hours, morning or afternoon. Starts at Asiatic Library. Group sizes vary from 2-6 people.
Costs and Booking:
- INR 750 per person for 7-10 persons
- INR 1000 per person for 5-6 persons
- INR 1500 per person for 3-4 persons
- INR 1750 per person for 2 persons
- INR 3000 for a solo traveller
Knowledgeable guide, personalised walk and all taxes.
Prior reservation is mandatory. Payment in cash on the day of the tour.
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