Tardeo from Haji Ali Dargah
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Tardeo or Tardeo Road (IPA: [t̪aːɽd̪eːw]) is a residential and commercial locality of South Mumbai, from Nana Chowk to Haji Ali Junction. Tardeo Road is an important arterial road of the city of Mumbai.
The road is currently known as Javji Dadaji Road from Nana Chowk to Tardeo Circle with post code 400007 and Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya Road from Tardeo Circle to Haji Ali with post code 400034. Post codes 400007 are served by Grant Road post office and 400034 are served by Tulsiwadi post office.
It lies 23 kilometres (14 mi) from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. It is connected by railway through the Mumbai Central railway station as well as by buses operated by BEST, MSRTC, and NMMT. Tardeo houses the Regional Transport Office of Mumbai city.
It also has important commercial offices located in the AC Market Building and the Film Centre Building both on the Tardeo Road.
In 1999, Tardeo and the city of Mumbai witnessed the opening of its first full-fledged shopping mall Crossroads, converted from an old pharmaceutical plant belonging to 'Roche'. The mall was an instant success and it attracted loads of people from all corners of the city, however the mall eventually contributed to traffic and pollution in the area. Now Crossroads is known as Brand Factory. Old dilapidated mills and structures are now being demolished by property developers to build residential high rises, similar to other areas of Mumbai.
Tardeo Road also have Mumbai's costliest oval-shaped skyover bridge. It is designed as a cable stayed bridge, it hangs on a single column placed in the middle of the 650-metre-long (2,130 ft) skywalk.
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