Bhuleshwar Market in Mumbai
Some Facts about Bhuleshwar Market
- Bhuleshwar area alone has over 65 temples. There is probably no other area in entire Mumbai city which enjoys unique distinction of owning so many temples. Although, most of the temple buildings are in depleted conditions, nevertheless they are integral part of city’s historical legacy.
- And amongst these countless temples is the historic Mumbadevi temple, from which Mumbai city derived its name. So, in a way the roots of Mumbai city are very deeply entrenched in the landscapes of Bhuleshwar market.
- The name Bhuleshwar also has very unique meaning. Bhuleshwar is actually coined from the word Bhoolna, which actually means to ‘Forgot’. But, what can you forgot here one might ask? Actually word ‘Bhoolna’ is reference to innumerable congested lanes here. Even veteran residents of Bhuleshwar area many a times forget their routes or are lost out while walking thorough these congested lanes.
- Bhuleshwar Market is also home to some of the oldest buildings of Mumbai city. These buildings are more than 100 years old and needless to say are in very depleted condition. However, these depilated buildings lend a very vintage and aesthetic feel to the entire area & literally makes you feel that you are living in a different era altogether.
In case if you want to spice up your taste buds with Gujarati cuisine, then do visit the famous Rajdhani Restaurant in the adjacent Mangaldas Market.
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