About Flora Fountain

Flora Fountain, also known as 'Hutatma Chowk' since 1960, is one of India's Heritage structures. Built in 1864, Its a famous tourist spot located in the city of Mumbai. The name 'Flora' is derived from the name of the Roman Goddess of Flowers. Its situated right in the middle of the fort business center where you find a lot of buildings, housing banks, insurance companies, and other corporate offices. The Flora fountain is sculptor made from Portland stone and is coated with white oil paint. This magnificent statue of the Roman Goddess is installed right at the top of the structure, which makes the fountain even more beautiful. People who come to Mumbai usually do have this place on their list of sights to see.

Must See

  • Sculpted architectural
  • Heritage monument

How to reach

If you are traveling by train the closest would be Chatrapati Shivaji Terminal as it is the main railway station. The Bombay Central, Churchgate, Dadar, and Kurla are other prominent railway stations closest to the Monument.

By road, you can hire taxis or reach the destination, as the area is well-connected by road. Public buses are also available. Another way to visit the Flora Fountain is to board an open-air tourist bus to give an aerial view of the iconic fountain and the city's unique distinctive historical, aesthetic and architectural identity depicted in the largest representations of the grand neo-Gothic style, which is operated by The Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) 

Tips

  • It's virtually impossible to admire the Flora Fountain during the day except in passing due to the heavy traffic and continuous parade of office goers, hawkers, and the general public.
  • The best time to see would be at night when it is lit up and with less commotion around you.
  • For all book lovers, you can discover many books which you want nearby. All helpful books from Novels to textbooks to reference books. You will find it all on the open street book store like a stall, not a shop.
  • Many institutes, such as the famous Bombay University, Bombay Stock Exchange and Gateway of India border the Flora fountain, in addition to other interesting places.
  • Apart from sight-seeing, one can also spend time shopping for local delights in this place.
  • The fountain is illumined at night and offers the most exquisite view to tourists. Rajahbai tower, St. Thomas Cathedral and the Asiatic Society of Bombay
  • In the streets, local foods are available. 
  • Don't smoke inside the spot. 

Visit Time

Sunday: 07:30 a.m. to 06:30 p.m.

Monday: 07:30 a.m. to 06:30 p.m..

Tuesday: 07:30 a.m. to 06:30 p.m.

Wednesday: 07:30 a.m. to 06:30 p.m.

Thursday: 07:30 a.m. to 06:30 p.m.

Friday: 07:30 a.m. to 06:30 p.m.

Saturday: 07:30 a.m. to 06:30 p.m.

 

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