Back Bay (Mumbai)
View of Back Bay, c. 1905
|Location||south of Mumbai, India|
|Ocean/sea sources||Arabian Sea|
|Shore length1||4 km (2.5 mi)|
|1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.|
The shore of Back Bay includes the famed Chowpatty Beach of Mumbai. Other landmarks are the office district of Nariman Point, which is an extension of the Back Bay Reclamation; Marine Drive, which is a promenade road along much of the foreshore, that is colloquially called The Queen's Necklace, and has been 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.
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- "The Backbay Reclamations". TIFR. Retrieved March 1, 2013.
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