The Oval Contrast

₹500

Walk around the popular Oval Maidan in South Mumbai, where we shall be greeted with two contrasting architectural styles, Art Deco and Victorian Neo Gothic. Such a unique sight is one of its kind in the world. A glance shall also be cast on several events, places, and stories that have shaped the city of Mumbai.

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Availability: Fridays, 5:30 PM – 7 PM (Other days and timings are subject to availability).


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Oval Contrast

Join me on a journey of this unique stretch on which thousands of people pass daily but due to time constraints determined by local train timings fail to acknowledge.

Highlights –

  1. An area named after one of the three gates of Bombay Fort
  2. A holy well
  3. Mahatma Gandhi’s Teacher
  4. A recently extinct mode of communication associated with tragedy.
  5. High Houses Of Justice and Learning
  6. The Indian Big Ben
  7. Readymoney
  8. A traffic park
  9. A Bandstand Not In Bandra
  10. A non-existent railway line
  11. A Greek God and Cinema
  12. An Architectural Style where Mumbai ranks second only to Miami

Inclusions – Native Fees

General guidelines –

  1. Reach the meeting place on time!
  2. The walking stretch is about 2 km. Wear comfortable shoes. Be fit and fresh!
  3. Washroom facilities are available en route! 
  4. All guests are required to be a part of a group and avoid going out on their own as this experience shall be through certain narrow lanes.
  5. Cancellation is flexible. You are entitled to a full refund if you cancel 48 hours before your experience is scheduled.

Meeting point will be disclosed once you book the experience.

About Siddhartha

SiddharthaI am a pure Mumbaikar by heart and soul. Always helpful. Born and brought up in heart of the town. I am a post graduate in Industrial Psychology and am a student of the city’s most prestigious and famous St. Xavier’s College. I love Indian culture, mythologies and to explore stories hidden within various communities and places! Due to my immense knowledge and experience through travelling, I am literally called as ‘an encyclopedia of Indian Railways’ among friends! Many times, I simply travel solo and explore local transportation, known and unknown pilgrimages, scenic places in Mumbai & Maharashtra.

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