Month: October 2014

Mission Mumbai – A Street Walk Around CST Station & Hornimam Circle – Part 1

As I’m on my Mission Mumbai, I have started exploring places in Mumbai. It is quite interesting to know your own city in better way. This time I visited the area around CST (Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus) station and Hornimam Circle. The historical and one of the crowded stations of Mumbai.CST station is formerly known as “Victoria Terminus”. It is built in British time. It is a UNESCO world heritage site # 945. After exploring the CST station, I started to walk down to the street leading to Hornimam circle via Boza bazaar. Mostly of the footpath was occupied by the local market of clothes, bags, electronic items or jewelries. It took me around 20 minutes to reach Hornimam Circle. It is also known as Elphinstone Circle and is one of the venues for the famous Kala Ghoda festival. Hornimam circle is circular garden at the center of the place which is mostly surrounded by catchy office premises, shops and restaurants. After relaxing sometime in the garden; I had a look around the nearby area. I came across magnificent structures …

Celebrity Wax Museum at Lonavala

Location – Lonavala Attraction Type – Wax Museum Celebrity Wax Museum Timing and Charges Timing – 9.00 AM – 9.30 PM Entry Fees – Rs. 100 per person After spending a good time around Tiger point during my weekend trip to Lonavala. My friends and I went over celebrity wax museum. The Museum has wax statues of celebrities and famous personalities. Some of the statues are crafted so well as if they look like real ones, specially Prabhu Deva, A R Rehman and Anna Hajare. The Museum is small but well maintained. Visitors are allowed to take photographs but restricted to touch. Sunil Kandalloor, the man behind the wax museum.It is worth to see a great effort made by one man.(Celebrity wax museum is also called as India’s Madame Tussauds.) It is a good place to visit in Lonavala. It was fun to pose around statues and take photos.