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#81 of 508 things to do in Mumbai

Asiatic Library (Photo Courtesy: Vrlobo888)

The Asiatic library in Soutn Mumbai is one of the heritage sight seeing places of Mumbai. Dating back to the time of the Britishers (Opened on November 26, 1804). The library has over a hundred thousand books out of which 15,000 are classified as rare and valuable. It also has priceless artifacts, ancient manuscripts (mostly on paper but some on palm leaf.), collection of over 10000 coins and 1000+ maps.

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Heritage Site, Institute (Colonial Heritage, Library)

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Asiatic LibraryBy Dr Piyush R on 09th May 2022
5/5

A colonial structure in Mumbai, one of the oldest library in town. Has a beautiful facade and is one of the major tourist attractions, many posing for pictures and even a lot of videos and Instagram...

AsiaticBy KiritK on 06th Nov 2019
4/5

The majestic facade of the building gives the area the Royal touch n is photographers choice for Photo Shoots n also during night time lighting adds to the decor

Unique By 716sachink on 09th Oct 2019
5/5

The Asiatic Society Library is located in South Mumbai and has historical significance. It was built by the British in the 19th century and it’s architecture is magnificent. It has been well...

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