Closely located to Marine Drive is The Gateway of India. Built in the Indo-saracenic style, the Gateway of India is meant to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Mumbai (erstwhile Bombay).Gandhi returned to India from South Africa through this very arch. To get the best view of the Gateway, get a table by the window at the Sea Lounge at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel opposite. The Sea Lounge is a quintessential and a must on the itinerary of a first-time visitor. Experience the old buses, variety of pubs, restaurants,along the colaba causeway near The gateway of India.