About Kalbadevi, Mumbai
Predominantly Muslim area, Kalbadevi is enclosed by laundry-draped chawls and lies towards north of Crawford Market. Famous for the untidy lanes with the regular hustle and bustle, it is home to various popular markets like Zaveri Bazaar (jewellery), Mangladas Market and the Chor Bazaar.
The Chor Bazaar deals in antiques, used products, duplicate items and assorted junk. The market has different area dealing with typical products. The Mutton Street in Chor Bazaar specializes in antiques and ingenious reproductions of popular brands. The Dhabu Street has a market which deals with leather goods only. The Zaveri deals in jewel and has everything in its store, starting from imitations to ornaments made of gold, silver and precious stones. One can find jewelries with latest trends and designs in the numerous shops. The Mangal Das Market which deals in all type of clothes and garments and is an integral part of the fashion capital of India.
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station is around 4 km and Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is around 20 km north. Mumbai Central Railway Station is the nearest major railhead.
Kalbadevi boasts of several places of tourism interest including The Chowpatty beach, Hanging gardens, Mumbadevi temple, and the all time favourite Marine Drive.