Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya

Kala Ghoda is the art gallery hub of Mumbai, and the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya is its crown prince. Formerly known as the Prince of Wales Museum of Western India, it is as much architectural prestige as art and history delight, and was awarded the Grade 1 Heritage Building tag. Housing within its magnificent quarters is an almost century old is a collection of Indian art, which comes from different parts of India, Tibet and Nepal, and chronologically spans the time from Ancient India, like figurines from the Indus Valley. Artefacts made of precious stones, ivory, stone, porcelain and remnants of the days gone by adorn the museum. An afternoon here is sure to take you back to the ethnic marvel that India in particular and the South East Asia at large, has been.

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