Churchgate

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Churchgate
Neighbourhood
The original gate which led to the present day St. Thomas Cathedral in 1863 was later dismantled.
The original gate which led to the present day St. Thomas Cathedral in 1863 was later dismantled.
Churchgate is located in India
Churchgate
Churchgate
Churchgate is located in Maharashtra
Churchgate
Churchgate
Churchgate is located in Mumbai
Churchgate
Churchgate
Coordinates: 18°56′N 72°49′E / 18.93°N 72.82°E / 18.93; 72.82Coordinates: 18°56′N 72°49′E / 18.93°N 72.82°E / 18.93; 72.82
CountryIndia
StateMaharashtra
DistrictMumbai City
CityMumbai
Government
 • TypeMunicipal Corporation
 • BodyBrihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (MCGM)
Languages
 • OfficialMarathi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
400020
Area code(s)022
Vehicle registrationMH 01
Civic agencyBMC
Mumbai in the 1860s with Church Gate visible in the background.

Churchgate (Marathi pronunciation: [t͡ʃəɾt͡ʃɡeːʈ]) is an area in South Mumbai. During the eighteenth and up to the mid-19th century, Mumbai was a walled city. The city walls had three gates, and Churchgate, named after St. Thomas Cathedral, Mumbai was one of the gates. The gate was situated near the present day location of Flora Fountain. In the mid-19th century, the city walls were torn down to aid in the expansion program.

Churchgate is also a major railway terminus on the Western line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway.

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Some tourist spots in the Churchgate area are:

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