Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Bombay High Court, Mumbai University to be open for tourists as part of Heritage Walks during weekends

Iconic Bombay High Court and Mumbai University buildings will now be open for tourists as part of Heritage Walks during weekends as the Maharashtra Tourism Department yesterday inked an agreement with respective authorities.

The Maharashtra Tourism Department signed a heritage tour Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Bombay High Court and Mumbai University to allow tourists to visit these iconic buildings on non-working days — Saturdays and Sundays. On the occasion of the World Tourism Day, the MTDC said, the tour will be conducted by TOGA (Tourist Guide Association) guides. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray launched a revamped multilingual website on Maharashtra tourism.

It is available in nine languages, including English, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Telugu, French, Japanese and Spanish. Speaking on the occasion, State Tourism, Environment and Protocol Minister Aaditya Thackeray said, the emphasis on policy reforms and infrastructure development will put Maharashtra at the forefront of the world tourism map in the next few years.

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