CST and Environs

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Colaba may have the Causeway, but the commercial hub of Mumbai is centered on the bustling bazaars near Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. CST—also often referred to by its colonial acronym, VT, which stands for Victoria Terminus—is a sight in and of itself; nearby you'll find three of Mumbai's most important bazaars and the city's best Muslim food. It's the perfect place to see a true slice of Bombay as it was before the high-rises, fancy hotels, and high-end restaurants moved in.


Zaveri and Bhendi Bazaars

Bombay's crowded, century-old jewelry markets have shops filled with fabulous gold and silver in every conceivable design. The two bazaars…

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CST (Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus), aka Victoria Terminus

Built by the British in 1888, this is one of India's—and probably the world's—busiest train stations, overflowing at rush hour…

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Chor Bazaar

This narrow thoroughfare, in the center of classic Muslim Mumbai, is lined with dozens of stores crammed with antiques and…

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