Why was Mumbai CST called Bori Bunder? Bet you didn’t know that! Read on!
You know it as one of Mumbai‘s most iconic structures. Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus or Mumbai CST is perhaps one of the few UNESCO World Heritage Sites that is of actual use to the masses. More than three million people use this train terminus that also serves as the head quarters of Central Railways every single day. Even though the neighboring Gateway of India whose silhouette has come to be synonymous with the city, it is the Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus building that welcomes the immigrants and hopefuls to the city.
You probably know that CST was once called Victoria Terminus, named after the reigning queen of England. But did you know that the site where Mumbai CST now stands was once just a storehouse?