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Colaba Guide

Mumbai , Pincode - 400005 , Maharashtra
Colaba has been derived from 'kola-bhat' meaning 'estates of the Kolis', who were the earliest inhabitants of this suburb. They were followed by the Portuguese, who named it Candil. The British took over in 1762 and called it Colio, which has today evolved into 'Colaba'. Originally, Colaba was made up of two small islands, together making up one of the Seven Islands of Bombay ruled by the Portugue ... read more