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Address: Walkeshwar Rd | Malabar Hil, Mumbai, India
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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One of Bombay's holiest sites is this group of rundown temples that...

One of Bombay's holiest sites is this group of rundown temples that surround a pool of water considered to have healing powers.

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Visually un-appealing but good insight into Mumbai's history

There's nothing visually appealing about this tank. If you're in Mumbai for a few days, skip it. However, if you have time have time and a good guide, try and pay a visit... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love this place. It's very small, but so serene. Through alleys you leave the busy city of Mumbai behind you, and you arrive at this quiet place called the Banganga tank. It's great for some peace of mind, and to escape the city for an hour or so.

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India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's nothing visually appealing about this tank. If you're in Mumbai for a few days, skip it. However, if you have time have time and a good guide, try and pay a visit. "Khaki" does some very interesting walking tours in the area. They'll show you architectural traces of Mumbai's colonial past in some of the most ugly looking building... More 

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Pune, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

It's an old pond, for the old Walkeshwar Temple, which is now not maintained much. Surroundings are not that great.

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Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Located in the middle of the concrete jungle of south mumbai this is an old holy destination for followers of Lord Rama. The pond is popular for a religious dip and the steps iconic. Often foreign dignitaries are taken on a tour of this destination. But maintenance is low and the place quite dirty.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

The steps surrounding the pond remind us of the ghats of varanasi or haridwar . You can start from one end and go in parikrama visting each building or house as you go. Almost each building has a small temple in it. The wooden carvings on doors and pillars in some of the temples are truly unique. I heard that... More 

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MUMBAI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

This pond banganga is located in south of mumbai accessible by road. If you are taking a taxi it will go straight to the pond.Or else you can take a taxi from grant road station west side or bus from the station west side to the walkeshwar bus depot and walk for around 5 minutes to the pond. This pond... More 

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Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Banganga is located at Walkeahwar and is very popular tourist destination. This place is considered as very auspicious by Hindus and many religious rituals are conducted here.

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

One of the nice historical and holy place in Mumbai to visit. One can know the history of Lord Ram and this place.

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Chandigarh, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

It is a part of Walkeshwar Temple near Malabar Hill. The place has the old and rustic feel to it. I visited the place for a photography session. Right place for capturing historic and temple pictures

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Thank Karan002
Mumbai
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

An ancient lake lined with ghats on all sides and having multiple entrances lies in the middle of the upmarket concrete jungle in Mumbai. The steps are under restoration and little messy currently. Serene lake formed by the water springs on he bank of Arabian Sea. Must visit site.

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