Amazing aerial shot of the Gateway of India: Years after the 26/7 terror attacks, a multi-hued Gateway of India at Apollo Bunder sits at the city’s southern tip watching over its residents. The monument is constructed in Indo-Saracen style which is architectural excellence and remains one of the most visited destinations of Mumbai. Picture/Rane Ashish
Amazing aerial view of Shivaji Park: Shivaji Park, a lone patch of green, sits like a vortex of a dormant volcano of urbanisation, waiting to erupt. Situated in Dadar, Shivaji Park is the largest park in Mumbai. It is of historical and cultural value because of political and social gatherings. Shivaji Park has nets for cricket, a court for tennis, ground for Mallakhamba and many more. Location courtesy/ Kohinoor Square. Pic/Rane Ashish
Amazing aerial view of Mumbai Monorail track at Kalachowki: The Mumbai Monorail tracks cut a smile around Kalachowki.
Amazing aerial shot of Chembur's Panjrapole Naka: This picture of Panjrapole Naka near Shivaji Maharaj Chowk at Chembur seems to echo the festive sparkle. Pic/Rane Ashish. Location courtesy/ Eden Garden
Amazing aerial shot of the Haji Ali Circle: This top shot of the Haji Ali Circle near Heera Panna Shopping Centre captures one of the best juxtapositions of calm and mayhem, with the tranquil water of the bay on one side and the busy road with its traffic on the other. Location courtesy/Heerapanna building, Mahalaxmi
Amazing aerial view of Walkeshwar: A cluster of buildings leads up to Raj Bhavan, the state governor’s official residence in Walkeshwar, facing the calm Arabian Sea. An affluent area in south Mumbai, Walkeshwar is at the north-western end of the Marine Drive loop. It is most famous for Walkeshwar Temple, Banganga Tank and Jain temples. Pic/Rane Ashish
Amazing aerial shot of the Khada Parsi statue at Agripada: From 40 feet off the ground, the Khada Parsi statue at Agripada looks like it sits at the eye of a traffic storm. The statue was inspired by a fountain (of goddess Ceres) in Concepción, Chile, which was also restored in 2014. The Khada Parsi statue was commissioned by Manockjee Cursetjee in memory of his father Shet Cursetjee Manockjee. Pic/Rane Ashish
Amazing aerial view of a waterway on the Arabian Sea: Beyond traffic and local trains, a waterway on the Arabian sea is waiting to be discovered. It is hard to talk of Mumbai without mentioning the sea. But it is as difficult to spend time by its iconic waterfront when you're juggling life with erratic work hours. Pic/Rane Ashish
Amazing aerial shot of the Bandra Reclamation flyover: This dizzying panoramic view of the Bandra Reclamation flyover captures the dirty paradox of Indian inequality. Bandra Reclamation is one of the favourite destinations of Mumbaikars, who often go here to see the sunset near the sea link. While some go with their families, the spot is also a popular haunt for couples.
Amazing aerial shot of the Bandra-Worli Sea Link: The Bandra-Worli Sea Link cuts commute time by 20 minutes, and has been a knight in shining armour to all those tired souls stuck in traffic. It has even made it to the list of technological marvels in Mumbai. This top shot taken from the Sports Field Building, Worli, captures the breathtaking expanse of the Bandra-Worli Sea Link at night. Pic/Rane Ashish
Amazing aerial view of the Barfiwala Flyover Bridge: Moving vehicles on the Barfiwala Flyover Bridge in Andheri West form a psychedelic effect of lights and motion
Amazing aerial shot of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus: The city's busiest railway station, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, lit at night, makes VT look like Gotham. The terminus design based on late medieval Italian models has stone domes, turrets and pointed arches that resonate the traditional Indian palace architecture
Amazing aerial view of Mumbai's Dadar TT Circle: Shot atop the El Prado building, one road leads to Plaza Cinema on Tilak Bridge, while other heads towards south Mumbai. Yet another road leads the way to Wadala bus depot. Location courtesy/ El Prado building Dadar TT. Pic/Rane Ashish
Amazing aerial view of Byculla's Hancock Bridge: An aerial shot of the Hancock Bridge, a 20th-century engineering marvel that is also popularly known as the S-Bridge due to its sharp curves. The bridge was initially built in 1879 and then underwent reconstruction in 1923 before it was completely demolished in January 2016 for another reconstruction. Location courtesy/ Planet Godrej, Byculla West
Amazing aerial shot of bridge leading to International Airport: The bridge leading to International Chhatrapati Shivaji Airport, Sahar, in Mumbai looks like a grand prix circuit. But it promises bumpy rides ahead, when it ends at Western Express Highway, Vile Parle.
Amazing aerial shot of Lower Parel, Lal Baug: This top shot, which captures Lower Parel, Lalbaug and the Byculla flyover, shows how vibrant the city looks at twilight. Location courtesy/Ashok Towers. Pic/Rane Ashish
Amazing aerial shot of the Queen's Necklace: The golden-yellow glow of the Queen’s necklace fades into white with the installation of LED lights. But nocturnal Mumbai continues to be a city that never sleeps. The Queen's necklace along Marine Drive is the favourite hangouts for people of all ages and from all walks of life
Amazing aerial shot of Thane's Majiwadi flyover bridge: The Majiwadi flyover bridge in Thane looks like an airport runway at night.
Amazing aerial view of the monorail track across Eastern Freeway at Wadala: Who's got the swag? The monorail track cuts across the Eastern Freeway at Wadala like a flash of lightning. Location courtesy/ Odyssey Building, Wadala. Pic/Rane Ashish
Amazing aerial shot of Grant Road: Another bird's eye-view of the city by the night. This time we focus the gaze of our camera lens on the busy crossroad of Grant Road. What looks like a giant Ferris wheel is the Nana Chowk skywalk, officially known as the Nana Shankar Seth Skywalk.
Amazing aerial shot of the Powai Lake: The man-made Powai lake may have suffered at the hands of reckless urbanisation, its waters left unfit for human consumption, but it continues to be the Walden Pond for residents looking for some quiet time. Location courtesy/ Solitaire Building
Amazing aerial view of the night-time traffic at Dadar's NC Kelkar Road: Traffic spreads like wildfire, from Sena Bhavan (on the right), passing Plaza Cinema junction at the centre and exits on to Tilak Bridge. Location Courtesy: Kohinoor Square, Dadar
Amazing aerial night-time view of Mumbai's Mahalaxmi Racecourse: The picture, taken from a high-rise building, captures the Mahalaxmi Racecourse illuminated by the floodlights. The perpendicular road connects Mahalaxmi to the Saat Rasta junction. Pic/Rane Ashish
Amazing aerial shot of the VAG Metro corridor: Our infrastructure projects seem to be in the middle of a Tic Tac Toe game, trying to score first moves in horizontal, vertical and diagonal fashion. Here, the VAG Metro corridor passes over the Jog Flyover on Western Express Highway, Andheri East
Amazing aerial shot of the Western Express Highway: Doesn't this top shot of the Western Express Highway taken near Oberoi Mall junction at Goregaon East make the empty main road and its adjoining perpendicular lane look like a bow and arrow? Location courtesy/ The Westin Mumbai Garden City
From Marine Drive to Shivaji Park, Hancock Bridge to Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, enjoy Mumbai from above with these captivating aerial photographs. All pictures/ Rane Ashish
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