Back Bay (Mumbai)
View of Back Bay, c. 1905
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Back Bay is a waterbody off the coast of Mumbai city, located to its (south) west.
The shore of Back Bay includes the famed Chowpatty Beach of Mumbai. Other landmarks are the office district of Nariman Point, which is actually only an extension of the Back Bay Reclamation; the Queen's Necklace, which is a promenade road along much of the foreshore, that was once called the Marine Drive during British rule, and has been since renamed as the Netaji Subhashchandra Bose Road; the Oberoi Hotel; the Air India headquarters building; the Marine Plaza Hotel; the Taraporewala Aquarium; Wilson College, and the Malabar Hill promontory to the north-west of the bay, and which includes the wooded Governor's House or Raj Bhavan compound.
- "The Backbay Reclamations". TIFR. Retrieved March 1, 2013.
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