Bandra Worli Sea Link
Tourist Destination / Place
Bandra-Worli sea link is a bridge connecting two parts of Mumbai city is Bandra and Worli. The Sea Link is unique in its modern architectural features. The Sea Link is not just a convenient way for travellers but an architectural wonder.
Districts / Region
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Unique Features / Exclusivity
Bandra-Worli sea link was built in 2009. It has been the most convenient and fast route connecting 2 cities of Mumbai, Bandra in the western suburbs and Worli in the southern suburbs respectively. It is built by the Hindustan Construction Company. The sea link is around 5.8 km long. It has a total of 8 lanes on it.
Sea link is constructed at the mouth of river Mahim or popularly known as Mithi. The bridge gives a beautiful sight of three forts in the region as Bandra, Mahim and Worli, all reminding us of the medieval history of Mumbai.
BandraWorli Sea Link is the first cable-stayed bridge. It is a unique bridge of its kind to be constructed in open seas in India. Concerning the underlying geology, the pylons have an intricate geometry. The main span over the Bandra Channel is one of the longest spans of concrete deck attempted. We can note the balancing of the engineering complexities located with the aesthetics of the bridge. The use of seismic arresters in the infrastructure of this project was a major challenge. It is noteworthy that fishermen and their fishing techniques were studied while building the bridge. Though it is not allowed to stop on the bridge, the beautiful view of the bridge can be seen from DadarChowpatty, Bandra fort, Worli Fort and Mahim Beach as well as the fort.
The BandraWorli sea link is on Mahim bay. Mithi river is connected to Mahim bay.
Things To Do
One can enjoy BandraWorli sea link view. There are various interesting places and activities like shopping and enjoying various food items on both sides of the bridge.
Nearest Tourist Place
- Bandra fort. (700 M)
- Worli Fort (270 M)
- ShriSiddhivinayak Temple (3.6 KM)
How To Travel To Tourist Place
By Air , Rail, Road (Flight, Train , Bus ) with distance and required time
- By Flight : Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj airport is the nearest international airport. (8.9 KM)
- By Train : Bandra is a station on the Western Railways of Mumbai. The nearest railway station to Worli is Mumbai central.
- By Bus : State bus service available from Mumbai central bus depot.
Special Food Speciality And Hotel
Mumbai is famous for seafood. One can also enjoy various street junk food and cuisines in restaurants. Vadapav is a famous snack among tourists and locals.
Accommodation Facilities Nearby & Hotel/ Hospital/Post Office/Police Station
There are many restaurants nearby that serve basic meals along with snacks and various cuisines.
Worli police station is the nearest police station on the south side of the sea link. (2.5 KM)
Lilavati Hospital is the nearest hospital on the western side of the sea link.
Visiting Rule and Time, Best Month To
It is not allowed to stop on the bridge. This is a tolled road which has strict speed limits.
Language Spoken In Area
English, Hindi, Marathi.