Photos of Old Mumbai (Bombay)

Mumbai also known by its former name Bombay, is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the most populous city in India, and the fifth most populous city in the world, with a total metropolitan area population of approximately 20.5 million. Along with the neighbouring urban areas, including the cities of Navi Mumbai and Thane, it is one of the most populous urban regions in the world.[7] Mumbai lies on the west coast of India and has a deep natural harbour. In 2009, Mumbai was named an alpha world city.[8] It is also the wealthiest city in India,[9] and has the highest GDP of any city in South, West or Central Asia.

Believe it or not Mumbai City is beautiful in its own way.

If you some how hate it, the best way for you to discover its beauty is through Photos. There are many photographers who have captured the beauty of Mumbai city with their cameras.

Here are some rare and not easy to find pictures of Mumbai city back in the days.

Do share it with all Mumbai Lovers.


Flora fountain 1900


Dadar Station Photo


Rajabai Tower 1880 Photo


D.N. Road 1952


Metro Cinema 1947 Photo


P.M.Road Photo


Victoria Terminus (Now C.S.T) 1880

Must Watch Old Mumbai {1932} India

Excerpts from a show called “Gateway to India” by James Fitzpatrick

Old Mumbai Pictures