Landmarks of Civil Engineering

Also: Landmark buildings

The Bellasis Road

A causeway built privately, Bellasis Road was nevertheless the prime factor in the development of Byculla.

The Hanging Gardens

These terrace gardens, built over one of great water reservoirs of the city, are considered to be one of Mumbai's attractions.

The Hornby Vellard

A large-scale work of reclamation, this walled off the sea in what was called the Great Breach, and created most of central Mumbai.

The lakes

The man-made lakes around Mumbai have been designed to catch and utilise the monsoon rains for the city.

Marine Drive

One of icons of Mumbai, this graceful arc of road along Backbay is also called the Queen's necklace.

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