Bombay – Meri Jaan

April 19, 2014

Photos of a few must-see places that are off the beaten path in Bombay-Mumbai – the liveliest city in the world!

1. Banganga – a stepped well born of a fresh-water spring 200 m away from the sea. A place for modern-day music festivals and traditional ceremonies.

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A temple in Walkeshwar sandwiched between buildings in the space-starved megat-city

 

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Buildings in the Kala Ghoda area:

 

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A synagogue I saw for the first time decades after falling in love with the city:

 

 

 

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A beautiful library building: David Sassoon Library:

 

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The Bhau Daji Lad Museum at Byculla

The Bhau Daji Lad Museum at Byculla

 

Most of the places above are so off-the-beaten-track that a hardcore Bombayite like me saw them for the first time after decades of living in and loving this city!

More photos of more places to follow soon.

jm

April 2014

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