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#83 of 458 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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One of the Oldest Monuments in old cityBy Hitesh S on 16th May 2019
5/5

Big history with the place, bilt by britsih in 18 century, work as town hall in eighteens, now a hugh international iberary, nominal fee, excellent photoshoot. worth visit.

An old eraBy dmplbksh90 on 07th Apr 2019
4/5

This place is heaven for those who love old buildings. The place was started building in 19th century and even today the building stand still. This shows excellent planning and quality of work in...

Beautiful LandmarkBy BBimbo on 10th Mar 2019
5/5

I took some of my family to this area & they could not believe how beautiful & well maintained these buildings were. Finally, people are taking care of them. Well done, they are a treasure.

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