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Rajabai Clock Tower, Mumbai (Bombay)
(4.3/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
Modeled after Sir George Gilbert Scott’s Big Ben and covered with ornate carvings, Rajabai Clock Tower boasts exquisite stained glass windows. Wealthy broker Premchand Roychand (founder of Bombay’s stock exchange) built the clock in 1869 to help his blind mother Rajabai know when it was dinner time, with the bells chiming every evening at the precise time. Today, the clock chimes every 15 minutes. A square shape at ground level, the 85 m (280 ft) high tower transforms to an octagon as it rises, with a spiral staircase inside (closed to visitors due to several accidents). Enter the gallery on the first floor to admire the tower’s ornate figurines. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Mumbai (Bombay) holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Rajabai Clock Tower and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • This is being maintained well and does help as a landmark in the area. There are cricket fields nearby so makes for an inviting neighborhood to walk around in. 
  • You can see this from the raod fro a quick view, it looks a bit like Big Ben. Its an atraction so no problem if you dont see it. 
  • This is part of the Mumbai University and definitely worth seeing on a walk along the oval maidan along with the High Court. 
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  • One of Mumbai's iconic towers. Can't miss this on your walk at Oval.
  • The clock tower of Mumbai. Beautiful building and premises. A part of the Mumbai University.
  • The tower is beautiful at night time. A really amazing monument to see in South Mumbai!
  • A great monument in bombay. Tribute to British architect. Makes feel in London.
  • Good place to watchout. Should have clock on all 4 sides. Nevertheless looks good.