Saturday, June 27, 2009
Flora Fountain - Mumbai
Mumbai’s one of the oldest monuments is Flora Fountain. Flora is the name of Roman Goddess of Flowers. Now the Flora Fountain is called Hutatma Chowk or Martyr’s Square. It was constructed in 1864 by the Agri-Horticultural Society of Western India. In this Fountain Roman Goddess Statue is surrounded by Artificial Water Flowing Pool. At night the statue is decorated with beautiful lights. It is a beautiful sight. The statue is crafted in a imported Portland stone.
Near the Flora Fountain- square vendors are selling thinks like Gadgets, nylon saris, ballpens, watches, Binoculars, etc. at cheap rates.
Flora Fountain is Mumbai’s landmarks and definitely deserves a visit. You can easily reach there by buses or trains or by autos. From Churchgate Railway Station it is just 3 minutes walkable distance only.