Fort in Mumbai or Fort area in Mumbai is one of the most distinguished areas of Mumbai for more than one reason. It is also home to many famous art-houses, shopping destinations and restaurants.
Fort area covers from Dockyard in the east to Azad Maidan in the west; Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus in the north to Kala Ghoda in the south. The area is indeed very large and covers almost entire Colaba area of South Mumbai.
At the very heart of this immensely large area lie two most important financial institutions of our country, one is Bombay Stock Exchange and other is headquarter of Reserve Bank of India.
The BSE or Bombay Stock Exchange building especially enjoys huge fascination among tourists. Speaking further about BSE, it is the oldest stock exchange of Asia, i.e. Asia’s first stock exchange was built in the very own Fort area of Mumbai.
The BSE building is the most visited spot in Fort
Apart from these two Government owned institutions, Fort is also home to plethora of branches of private banks and headquarters of many MNCs, including headquarters of Tata Group.
Shopping and food at Fort Mumbai
Fort’s shopping and food carnival activities are concentrated mainly at Dadabhai Naoroji Road or more popularly known as D N Road. Books, Pirated CDS and DVDs, cloths, imitation jewelries and many more popular items. But the stuff that is sold most here is pirated CDs and DVDs, especially software & game CDs & DVDs.
This popular shopping precinct is located under the roof of many historical gothic buildings. It’s like history and shopping coming together at one place. Colaba Causeway. Colaba Causeway is one place that every diehard shopper of Mumbai and especially South Mumbai literally swears by.
Street shopping at Colaba
It sells wide gamut of stuffs that are traditionally associated with street shopping: , imitation jewelries, antique items, cloths, electronic products, footwear, beauty & cosmetic items, ladies bags, pirated CDs & DVDs and even books. If you’re commuting in fort area and you happen to be a diehard shopper, then you simply can’t miss this place.
Address: Perin Nariman Street, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001, India
Restaurants around Fort Mumbai
Punjab Grill - Kala Ghoda
Address: Shop 38, Building, 1, K Dubash Marg, Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001
Phone: 022 2284 5566
The Colonial Palate
Address: Shop 1 & 1A, Bake House Maharashtra, Chamber of Commerce Ln, Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001
MITRON At George, Fort
Address: 20, Hutatma Chowk, Mumbai Samachar Marg, opposite State Bank of India, Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400023
Phone: 099301 70570
Address: Victoria Terminus, Hazarimal Somani Rd, behind Sterling Cinema Building, Azad Maidan, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001
Phone: 022 2207 2492
Address: 134, B Bharucha Rd, Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001
Phone: 022 2270 3213
1441 Pizzeria Fort
Address: First Floor, Kalaghoda Building Bhadekaru Co-operative CHSL, 30, K Dubash Marg, Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001
Phone: 086550 21441
Address: Mint road, dayanand saraswati chowk,k 124, cama house, Maharashtra 400001
Phone: 088984 45533
Burma Burma Restaurant & Tea Room
Address: Kothari House, Allana Centre Lane, opposite Mumbai University, Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400001