MUMBAI MIDNIGHT CYCLING (HERITAGE RIDE) 20th October

The tour starts at 11:30 pm at Theobroma, Cusrow Baug, Colaba Causeway, Colaba. A guided tour follows with participants taken through the history of various heritage structures in South Mumbai. The entire ride is an interactive session with participants sharing stories and experiences with each other, bonding, and revelry.

Points Of Interest Covered:

1. Gateway of India

This historic landmark of Mumbai was completed in 1924. Overlooking the Arabian Sea, no Mumbai selfie is complete without a visit to this majestic gateway.

2. Nariman Point

The end point of South Mumbai, Nariman Point is a popular hangout for college students and families on a walk post dinner. A beautiful sea facing promenade, the beauty of the city can be seen from the views of the coastline here.

3. Marine Drive

A concrete C-shaped boulevard, Marine Drive is a much sought-after landmark facing the Arabian Sea. The magic of the location lies in an air view of the locale: the lights resemble a string of pearls thus earing it the moniker Queens Necklace.

4. Breach Candy

This elite neighbourhood is a treat to eyes. With a blend of tastefully constructed towers and cottages, Breach Candy is also home to the 18th century Mahalaxmi temple.

5. Worli Sea Face

Another popular promenade, Worli Sea Face is popular as a jogging track, outdoor yoga spot, and a gathering place for social and cultural activities.

6. Haji Ali

A 15th century dargah, the magic of Haji Ali lies in its unique location in the midst of the sea. Accessible by a narrow walkway, the area near the dargah is one of Mumbais most famous food haunts for kebabs, falooda and Mughlai cuisine.

7. The Antilia Tower

Renowned globally as the worlds most expensive residential property, its estimated worth is $1 billion. The property is owned by Indian businessman Mukesh Ambani and is known for its unique architecture.

8. Mumbai University

A heritage structure with a unique history, the building of Mumbai University is over 200 years old and yet stands strong.

9. Bombay High Court

One of the oldest high courts in India, the structure dates back to 1862. The gothic-styled structure is an architectural delight.

10. Rajabai Clock tower

A soaring 250ft. high landmark in South Mumbai, the tower is a unique blend of French and Gothic architecture. Mumbais very own Big Ben.

11. Flora Fountain

This heritage structure dates back to 1864 and was named after the Roman goddess Flora. One of the most noted landmarks in the south side of the city.

12. BMC HQ building

Take in a night view of the structure that houses the citys municipal corporation. A massive brick structure reminiscent of days gone by with its sturdy architecture and old-world feel.

13. Horniman Circle

Named after British journalist Benjamin Horniman who supported the Indian freedom struggle, the area is an art and culture hub of Mumbai city.

Special Offer For Cyclop Member:
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Event Date: Oct 20, 2018
Month: Oct
Total Distance in km: 25
Terrain suited for:
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Hybrid
Road bike
Cycle Provided:
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City: Mumbai
Listing created Sep 9, 2018

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