#FiveGardens : Walk 387

Date: 28-Feb-2021 | Time: 08:00:00 - 10:30:00

- INR 699/- PER PERSON (All inclusive)

Starting Point

St. Joseph Circle, Wadala, Mumbai

#FiveGardens : Walk 387

Date: 28-Feb-2021 | Time: 08:00:00 - 10:30:00

INR 699/- PER PERSON (All inclusive)

The plague of 1896 resulted in the formation of the City of Bombay Improvement Trust which was mandated with the creation of a more sanitary, more hygienic city. One of the initiatives of the BIT, as the Trust was called, was to shift populations from the congested areas of the city to the sparsely-populated areas north of the mill-lands of Parel and Lalbaug by creating new developments. And so the city’s first garden suburb, the Dadar-Matunga scheme was developed, the centrepiece of which was, and still is, the Five Gardens. On our brand-new heritage walk #FiveGardens, we walk around this centerpiece to discover stories of the city’s development hidden in its parks, gardens, streets, buildings and institutions.

Duration
2.5 Hours
Distance
2 Kms

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A junction of numbers
  • A building with a view that no longer exists
  • A shoemaking professor
  • A cart and a famous song
  • A Covid tree
  • A piece of Bombay in Arabia
  • Fibres from Harappan times
  • The moral police who failed
  • A village gathering ground
  • An ancient mathematician
  • The meeting place of two old men
  • And, of course, more than Five Gardens

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