Bandra is a suburban village lgocated in West Mumbai, India. The Bandra railway station is located on the Western line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway. The suburb has a long seafront, with promenades located along Carter Road, Bandstand and Reclamation. Several Bollywood actors live along the Bandstand Promenade, Carter Road and in the Pali Hill areas. The population and culture of Bandra is quite cosmopolitan in nature. During the period of Portuguese and British colonization, it consisted of mostly Christians, but Bandra is now home also to sizeable Hindu, Parsi (Zoroastrians), and Muslim populations.
Places of interest :
- Jogger's Park: Jogger's Park is a small seaside jogging track where joggers of Bandra congregate. The pretty little park, next to the Otter's Club, was where Bombay's first comedy club (laughing club) was launched.
- Bandra Reclamation
- Mount Mary's Basilica
- Castella de Aguada, a 17th-century fort at Land's End, the southernmost point of Bandra
- Bandstand Promenade
- Bandra-Kurla complex
- Carter Road Promenade
- Bandra Fort
- Colonial-era bungalows, Bandra's unique architectural heritage, which is being threatened by ongoing development.