The Suburb of Bandra is located by the Northern bank of the Mithi River. Bandra is said to have existed from the time Mumbai existed as a seperate town. What started as a cluster of fishing villages transformed as a Hamlet of the Rich. Bandra today is home to celebrities, well-known personalities and its rich citizens. It is not unusual to witness a celebrity jogging by early morning.
The Queen of Suburbs, Bandra has a number of major attractions like the most famous Mount Mary’s Church, Jama Masjid where devotees of all ethnicity come to find peace, Hill Road, Carter Road and Linking Road which are the shopping headquarters and a heaven for foodies. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) which was formerly known as the Victoria Terminus is the busiest place in all of Mumbai is located nearby.
Bandra has been under Portuguese rule which gave it the Bandra Fort and some famous churches like St. Andrew’s, St. Anne’s, St. Peter’s, St. Theresa’s and St. Francis d’Assisi. Bandra was later occupied by the British rule during which Bandra got the most famous church of Mumbai, Mount Mary’s Church and various educational institutions that impart education till date.
Bandra is one of the most happening localities in Mumbai when it comes to nightlife. There are numerous Bars, Pubs and Cafes like the Bar Stock Exchange, Bonobo, Toto’s Garage, Drop, Bombay Adda and the list continues. Traversing in Bandra’s traffic is a herculean task due to the commercial centre that it is making life quite tough. The traffic is anyway an infamous thing about Mumbai.
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