About World Trade Centre, Mumbai
Mumbai’s World Trade Centre (WTC) is an iconic commercial complex located in the heart of the city at Cuffe Parade. It is one of the tallest buildings in the city with a 32-storey tower called Centre-1, or M Visvesaraya Industrial Research and Development Centre (MVIRDC), which provides office spaces and a state-of-the-art business Centre. Presently, the Centre-1 building is home to the Reserve Bank of India, BHEL, MIDC and Coal India, among others. The centerpiece of WTC is the Arcade, consisting of a world-class exhibition venue called Expo Centre, along with many retail banks, state emporiums, shops, showrooms, fine dining restaurants and a sprawling garden lawn. The highlight of the Arcade is the 360° panoramic view of the Arabian Sea it offers. For business travelers, there are quite a few hotels near World Trade Centre, Mumbai providing best-in-class services and facilities.
Shopping and Dining in and around World Trade Centre, Mumbai
The Arcade Shopping Centre within WTC provides ample retail options for shoppers with many state emporiums, branded showrooms and stores. Colaba Causeway, located at a 15-minute drive, is truly a paradise for shopping enthusiasts. Other shopping options within 6 km are Sumitra Market, Metro Plaza, Oberoi Shopping Centre, Fashion Street, Crawford Market and Mangaldas Market.
Hotels near World Trade Centre are surrounded by some of the best dining places in Mumbai, such as Bayroute, Flamboyante, Trattoria, The Konkan Café and Thai Pavilion. For party lovers, Wink and Hammer & Song are the perfect places to enjoy good food, drinks and some great music.
Places to Visit around World Trade Centre, Mumbai
All major tourist attractions in South Mumbai are easily accessible from Cuffe Parade hotels around WTC including the Gateway of India (2.6 km). Taraporevala Aquarium, Marine Drive, Flora Fountain, Hanging Gardens, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Walkeshwar Temple, Banganga Tank and Veer Mata Jijabai Bhosale Udyan & Zoo are all within 10 km radius of the Centre.
How to Reach World Trade Centre, Mumbai
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is the main air gateway to the city for domestic as well as foreign travelers and offers direct access to Mumbai hotels near WTC via taxi. Those who wish to come to the city by train can book a ticket to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (4.3 km), from where special 2 buses run directly to the WTC. BEST buses are also available for the building from the suburbs of Andheri. Nearest local train station to the complex is Churchgate (3.9 km).
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