Nariman Point : An Overview
Nariman Point is Mumbai's premier business district. It was named after Khursheed Framji Nariman, a Parsi visionary & former corporator, who proposed to reclaim the land from the sea in the year 1940. The area is situated on land reclaimed from the sea and is situated on the southern end of Marine Drive. It houses headquarters of some of India's premier business houses.
It is widely regarded as the Manhattan of Mumbai and it boasts of a spectacular skyline. It is the main financial district of Mumbai and houses most of the banks, financial services and brokerage companies - both Indian and international. You can find all the airline offices, many consulates and high commissions of various countries here. It is also the location for the Vidhan Bhavan which is the political headquarters of the state of Maharashtra.
Nariman Point has the world famous Oberoi & Trident hotels, offering 5-Star deluxe hospitality to visitors.
With the recent addition of a CR-2 Shopping Mall, Food Court and Inox 5-Screen Multiplex, the area has acquired the amenities it was sorely lacking since inception.
A view of Nariman Point at night