Thursday, March 28, 2013

Thursday Challenge - Rich

 
Rich heritage. The Central Railway headquarters in Mumbai - UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Designed by Frederick William Stevens with influences from Victorian Italianate Gothic Revival architecture and traditional Mughal buildings, the station was built in 1887 in the Bori Bunder area of Bombay to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria.

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31 comments:

  1. What an amazing building!! Awesome capture for the day! Hope your week is going well!!

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  2. absolutely rich in heritage :D

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  3. Oh yes spectacular sight, the gold fretwork on the railing looks amazing. How old is the railway station Deepak?

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    1. Ref Wiki: Designed by Frederick William Stevens with influences from Victorian Italianate Gothic Revival architecture and traditional Mughal buildings, the station was built in 1887 in the Bori Bunder area of Bombay to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria.

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  4. A pretty building. Demanding architecture. As of the fabulous film. Hello there. Peter.

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  5. Reminds me of Hogwarts:) beautiful:)

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  6. What an amazing building! I've seen photos of it before, but this is one of the best. Fabulous architecture!

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  7. Awesome shot!

    http://rajniranjandas.blogspot.in/2013/03/the-mughal-wonders-of-lucknow.html

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  8. its got a gothic touch no? i love this part of mumbai. feels like a different place. The british buildings elsewhere (in delhi etc)is very different from this style.

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  9. definitely a marvelous piece of heritage and British legacy :)

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  10. I am going to put one of them in my blog . Lovely pic . Thanks for sharing.

    Travel India

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  11. Hari Om
    What a clear a stunning angle. This shot really emphasises the majesty. Love it!

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  12. one of the few good things british did ( although they had done it for themselves that time )

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  13. Yes, rich heritage indeed! Nice picture.

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  14. Beautiful architecture. Nice capture, very unique angle!

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  15. Wonderfully captured...... Architecture glory.......

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