Linking Road, Mumbai

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A shop selling belts on Linking road

Linking Road is a road which extends from Bandra Talkies to Santacruz West, Mumbai and is the third largest shopping district in India in terms of revenue and footfalls, behind T.nagar in Chennai and Connaught Place in New Delhi.

History[edit]

Roadside pavement shops at Bandra Linking road.

Linking Road was one of the first arterial roads "linking" the far-flung suburbs of Bandra and Juhu during the 1940s. The oldest name of the road was Dadabhai Navroji Road.

Linking Road and Hill Road were two of the main shopping hubs in the suburbs of Mumbai. Over the years this shopping hub has stretched beyond its original length. The road starts from S.V Road in Bandra and continues to Khar, and extends beyond this towards Santacruz and Juhu in the north of the city. R.D National College is situated on Linking Road.

It is a shopping hub for every pocket size with everything from street stalls selling products for a bargain to niche stores and boutiques for specialized products to high end international brands. Is is the most expensive retail location in India.[1]

Over past decade linking road has gained popularity because its night life.[2]

In Santacruz, there is a famous Arya Samaj Mandir and on the end there is Juhu Garden, which has an aeroplane model.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Parab, Dinesh (19 November 2008). "Linking Road most expensive retail location in India". DNA India. PTI. Retrieved 18 April 2021.
  2. ^ "Nightlife Restaurants in Bandra West - Zomato". Zomato. Retrieved 22 June 2016.