Photography is a creative endeavour which I have acquired through my observation ability and one of the best subjects for photography is architecture.
The Gateway of India, a brilliant landmark that marks India’s chief ports was built during the 20th century, is a major tourist attraction that lies at the end of Chhatrapati Shivaji Marg (Street) by the Arabian Sea at Apollo Bunder – in the Colaba district of Mumbai, India.
The structure is a basalt arch; the 4 turrets are the prominent feature …
… and the structure is 85 feet high.
The central dome is 83 feet above the ground at its highest point …
… and is 48 feet in diameter.
This grand edifice is built in yellow basalt and indissoluble concrete designed in the Indo-Saracenic – an architectural style with elements from native Indo-Islamic and Indian architecture combined with the Gothic revival and Neo-Classical styles favoured in Victorian Britain.
The city of Mumbai, a union of seven islands, is situated on the Arabian Sea coast of India and is a chest of treasure.