Back Bay (Mumbai)

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Back Bay
Neighbourhood
View of Back Bay, c. 1905
View of Back Bay, c. 1905
Back Bay is located in Mumbai
Back Bay
Back Bay
Location in Mumbai, India
Coordinates: 18°56′N 72°49′E / 18.94°N 72.81°E / 18.94; 72.81Coordinates: 18°56′N 72°49′E / 18.94°N 72.81°E / 18.94; 72.81
Country  India
State Maharashtra
Metro Mumbai
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

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.

Back Bay viewed from the south east

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