Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Maharashtra. It
is one of the most beautiful buildings in Mumbai city.
It is situated in about 50 acres of land, and
surrounded by sea on three sides. The Raj Bhavan complex at Malabar Hill
has a mile long stretch of thick forests, a sandy beach and several lush
lawns. The most significant fact about Mumbai Raj Bhavan is that it
breathes a century and a half of history.
The Mumbai Raj Bhavan has a precious collection of
beautiful carpets, paintings, exquisitely carved doors and elegant
French style chairs and sofas with intricate portraits on them.
Visitors to the Raj Bhavan have often been curious to
know about the history of the buildings and of some of the items kept
here. This section will prove to be valuable for lovers of art and