When the Gateway of India was built, it symbolized the City's openness to visitors. The terrorists who attacked Mumbai in November 2008 approached by small boats and docked here.
The tall building in the background is the tower wing of the Taj Mahal Hotel, constructed in the 1970s. From the tower, arched balconies offer sweeping views of the harbor.
Jointly, the Taj Hotels are known as the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower.