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   Home      About Bandra

Once a small village with plantations of rice and vegetables, Bandra, today is a posh area of Mumbai. The transformation is not sudden with the coming up of Bandra-Kurla complexes or say fashinable Pali Hill area. Actually it owes its development to a causeway that connected it to Mahim in 1845. Many bungalows were built here in the boom years of the 1860's and 70's.
The suburb of Bandra is the abode of many famous personalities from tinsel world. Aptly referred as 'Queen of the Suburbs', it is largely populated by Catholics and Parsis and is one of the most cosmopolitan areas of Mumbai.
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You can shop at Linking Road for footwear and leather goods.Macdonald's located on Linking Road is famous for its fast food. For finest jewellery check in at the jewellery shopslocated on Waterfield Road. The Mount Mary Basilica is located herewhere in September of every year the feast of our Lady of the Mountis celebrated followed by a week-long Fair.


Band Stand is located in Bandra which is ideal for a leisurely stroll in the evening. In fact if you visit this area you will find a lot of families and friends enjoying the fresh air along this seafront and having the famous Indian snack bhel-puri.

Bandra is known to be split by the local railway-lineinto Bandra (West) PIN 400050 & Bandra (East) PIN 400051. Bandra (W), has historically grabbed most of the spotlight, and sits snug between the railway-line (on the East) and the Arabian Sea (on the West). Bandra (East) houses the state government employees' quarters. Due to Bandra's central location,most parts of the city are easily accessible.