The Victorian and Art Deco Ensemble of Mumbai

The Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai is a collection of 19th-century Victorian neo-Gothic public buildings and 20th-century Art Deco in Mumbai buildings in the Fort precinct, Mumbai, India, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2018.
This collection of the Victorian Gothic buildings and Art Deco buildings are set around the Oval Maidan, a large recreational ground that was once known as the Esplanade. The east of the Oval is flanked by the Victorian Gothic public buildings and the western side is flanked by the Art Deco buildings of Backbay Reclamation and Marine Drive. This nomination aims to safeguard a total of 94 buildings.
The 19th century Victorian Gothic buildings that lie to the east of the Oval are mainly the Mumbai High Court, The University of Mumbai and The City Civil and Sessions Court. This stretch also houses one of the landmarks of Mumbai, the Rajabai Clock Tower. The 20th century Art Deco buildings flank the western stretch of the Oval and consist mainly of privately owned residential buildings and the Eros Cinema among others.
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