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Spend a Sunday at the Bombay High Court!

Updated: Oct 25, 2021

~Parishka Gupta

Maharashtra tourism has recently opened the Bombay High Court for tourists in association with the Tourist Guide Association

The magnificent Bombay High Court is now open for a lovely heritage walk! Announced and out into action by the Directorate of Tourism, the Bombay High Court will be open for tours on weekends from 10am to 2pm, wherein the duration for one heritage walk will be an hour. Three heritage walks will be organized on Saturdays and Sundays in English, Marathi and Hindi. The entry fee is Rs. 100 for Indian visitors and Rs. 200 for foreign visitors.

The Maharashtra government has taken this step of opening the majestic court to tourists in an attempt to increase awareness about the plentiful history and heritage of the court. The Bombay High Court was one of the three courts established in the Presidency Towns by Letters patent granted by Queen Victoria.

Dating back to 1878, the Bombay High Court is an intricate architectural marvel that was built in seven long years. It’s significant Gothic Revival style architecture including the gracefully arched windows, extensively decorative interiors and high ceilings bagged the court the ‘World Heritage Site’ title in 2018.

Everyone detests courts. But the Bombay High Court stands to do things differently!

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