The tourist exploration tour should necessarily run through the Mani Bhavan palace. In the first part of the 20th century the palace was owned by Mahatma Gandhi, a famous politician, freedom fighter and nationalist. The palace has still preserved the atmosphere of the past ages. It is a scale museum keeping a collection of private articles and photos of Mahatma Gandhi. Regarding cultural establishments of the city the Prince of Wales Museum is well worth visiting. Its exposition is of great interest.
Museum excursion will stun and impress genuine art connoisseurs as among the showpieces presented in the museum one will find ancient engraved plates and paintings, statues and antique furniture. The first floor of the ancient palace hosting the museum is taken with a science exhibition. Among religious sights and landmarks of Mumbai the St Thomas Cathedral is of great interest. The construction of the cathedral was started in 1676 and lasted for more than forty years. The cathedral became the first English church in the city. The premises of the church are the last destination of British soldiers and civilians, who lived in Mumbai. For Great Britain residents the ancient church is still the most significant landmarks and pilgrimage destination.
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