Mazagaon (Matsya Gram ) in Sanscrit ( The fishing village)

Tour Number

Activity Level

624326


Categories

Adventure / Active, Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage

Details

Kid Friendly: No. please note in India Mumbai its ok for kids to sit in the back seat without a harness or child car Seat.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 2

Language(s)

explanation

Hindi (fluent), French (basic), English (fluent)

Explore local places ( 4 to 5 hours).


The original Inhabitants were thought to be Tribals , Agari (salt-workers) and Koli (fishermen) Tribes. Mazagaon, also Mazgaon (Portuguese rule Mazagão), It is one of the 7 little Islands of the then , Mumbai . This small Rocky island was first colonized by the Portuguese Jesuits in the 16th century it has a beautiful well kept Heritage a Portuguese style village that has a 150 year old cross( with a story ). The inhabitants were Roman Catholics. with the British gaining it from the Portuguese , Churches are proof of the Christian population at that time. The Gloria church, St Anne's Church are a few highlights , a small community of Chinese , a Chinese Temple Indian Hindu temples. The only Jew run Marathi school, dock that manufactures War ships , a Ferry wharf that brings tons of fish into the city . A museum established in 1872 , with the city's cultural heritage a rare collection of Fine and Decorative Arts , a Cafe, Shop are what you will explore and experience .

Itinerary

Here you will spend some exciting 4 hours on a private guided tour with me exploring
A Portuguese style village
The famous churches
A Chinese Temple
Jew run Marathi school
Dock that manufactures war ships
Mumbai's first Victoria and Albert Museum
A yard that decommissions ships

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection

Duration: 4 hours

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Transportation

Private Air conditioned Clean car

in case of more people I can make a customized tour and travelers can contact me about details, and price.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Estimated Local Cash Needed

3000 INR - for personal expenses

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs

Other: museum tickets

Restrictions

I am a knowledgeable guide to this city ,not a licensed guide as yet. Will not be able to guide you only inside of the historical monuments.

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    Tour Price

    180 USD(for up to 2 people) (duration: 4 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    624326


    Categories

    Adventure / Active, Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage

    Details

    Kid Friendly: No. please note in India Mumbai its ok for kids to sit in the back seat without a harness or child car Seat.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 2

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Hindi (fluent), French (basic), English (fluent)

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