Hanging Garden in Mumbai

The commercial capital of India, Mumbai is also famous for the entertainment and tourism industry. Mumbai has many places of interest in and around the city that attract huge number of tourists throughout the year, Hanging garden is one among them. Hanging Garden in Mumbai was built in1880 on the Malabar hills and later renovated in 1921. It is so called because this terraced garden lies on the slopes of Malabar hills.

Hanging garden in Mumbai is located opposite to the Kamala Nehru Park and is also known as Ferozeshah Mehta Garden, after the famous barrister. The garden provides a stunning view of the sunset over the Arabian Sea. It is believed that the terraced gardens were built over the three main reservoirs of Mumbai, to protect the reservoir's water from contamination of the nearby Towers of Silence.

The three reservoirs has the capacity of storing 30 million gallons of water. The Towers of Silence are used by the Parsi community to dispose off the dead bodies. The garden provides a panoramic view of Mumbai city.

The lush green Hanging garden is a nice break from the hum drum of city life. The hedges in the garden are cut in the shape of animals giving it a unique look. The flower clock of the garden is one of its main attractions.

Location of Hanging Garden, Mumbai, Maharashtra

Hanging Garden - Entry Fee, Timing, Address, Official Website

AddressMalabar Hill, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400075
Entry Fee:No Entry fee
Timings:Visiting Hours - 5:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Phone No (Official) +91-33-66285549 / +91-33-66285509
Official Websitewww.mumbai.org.uk
Photography allowed or notAllowed
Nearest railway stationChhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Station

Last Updated on : 11 April 2011