Shivaji Park Mumbai
It is great venue for gatherings of the freedom fighters and after independence was the focus of the Samyukta Maharashtra Chalval, the struggle that led to the formation of presents Maharashtra in 1960.
Different features at Shivaji Park Mumbai
Swatantryaveer Savarkar SmarakThis is a national memorial that has been built in the memory of Swantryaveer Savarkar which is a place where a large number of people gather to talk and spend a quality time in a nice surrounding. It has spread over a area of 6650 sq ft having a statue of Veer Savarkar and it is surrounded by beautiful garden and fountains giving a magnificent look to the surrounding.
Then there is open space purposed for meetings, workshops, exhibition and it is large area which can hold a number of persons at a time. Then it accomplish a boxing club for training of boxing, a mountaineering club to assist the spirit of adventure activities, rifle club, school of martial arts for training of karate and gymnastics, and Sainik Shiksha Kendra for giving training for NDA entrance examinations.
Samarth Vyayam MandirIt is a physical education institution inside Shivaji Park that has been functioning since last 73 years. It concentrates on many indigenous games as well as many sports like Kho-kho, kabadi, yoga etc. It offers a very nominal training fees Rs.5 per month. It has produced about 1000 national sorts champion and some of them have received “Shree shiv Chatrapatti State Sports Award”. Many students of this institution represents the country in many international sports event.
Shivaji Park GymkhanaIt is a very famous place in Shivaji Park and a favorite place for youngsters, sport lovers and also elderly peoples. The Maharashtra cricket club was offered a small plot of land in Shivaji Park and it was called as Dadar Hindu Gymkhana and later on it was renamed as Shivaji Park Gymkhana. Many sports activities are carried out here like cricket, table tennis, carrom, karate, football but cricket is one of the main attraction as it has given our country a large number of test players like Chanda Patankar, Ramakant Desai, Sunil Gavaskar, Sandeep Patil. The institution also gives many facilities to the tennis players.
Mahim Juvenile Sports ClubMahim Juvenile Sports Club is especially known for providing the best sporting facilities for the young. The club has been regularly conducting cricket tournaments for the under-privileged kids and also at the school levels. Apart from cricket, tournaments on regular basis are held for football, hockey and other sports.
Eateries at Shivaji Park MumbaiA large number of eateries are also present in Shiva Park and have been called heaven for food lovers. There are a variety of restaurants with variety of foods like Nebula for Punjabi food, Gypsy for fast food, then one for Chinese food, franky corner, Pani Puri, bhel puri.
Shivaji Park, Dadar west, Mumbai