Kandivali, also known as Khandolee, is a locality in North Mumbai, the 20th railway station between Churchgate and Borivali, and on the western railway path. Kandivali falls in between Malad and Borivali.
Its railway station is one of the oldest and was built in 1907, almost 100 years back. It had many Heritage style buildings which were constructed with Malad Stones somewhere between 1860 and 1930. However, most of these have been demolished, and new highrise buildings have been built.
It is said that during the plagues around 1900, people migrated from Bandra to Kandivali, and ever since, they have continued to stay here.The Church of Our Lady of Assumption, located off M.G. Road, was constructed in 1630 and was one of the old churches in Mumbai. This was later demolished, and new construction was built for the church.
Top 10 Landmarks in Kandivali
1. Growel 101 Mall
It is situated off the western express thruway in the western suburb-Kandivali; Growel’s 101 Mall has an optimal blend of styles. It has a Retail, hypermarket, High-end eateries, food court, and a 4-screen multiplex.
The shopping center has retailers like Croma, PVR, Pantaloons, Big Bazaar, Starbucks, Burger King, and Mc Donald’s, among other worldwide and public brands.
2. Shree Kala Hanuman Temple
The temple is 150 years old. Saturday’s are usually crowded and will take around 30 mins for darshan. The temple is beautiful, peaceful, well maintained, and clean.Address – Mahatma Gandhi Rd, Kandivali, Parekh Nagar, Kandivali West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400067.
3. Akurli Mata Temple
It is situated on Akurli Road, Kandivali East, Mumbai. This is a beautiful temple located in Kandivali east. It has a peaceful ambiance. This is an ancient Temple which is dedicated to the goddess Akurli.
4. Shree Ayyappa Vishnu Temple
5. Statue of Swami Vivekananda
6. Sanjay Gandhi National Park
7. Our Lady of Assumption Church
8. Samta Nagar- One of the oldest colonies.
9. Mahindra and Mahindra company
10. Charcop Industrial estate
Multispeciality Hospitals in Kandivali
2. Lifeline Multispeciality Hospital
3. Oscar Multispeciality Hospital
4. Vivanta Multispeciality Hospital
5. Siddhi Nursing Home
Schools in Kandivali
2. Lawrence High School
4. Lokhandwala Foundation School
5. Children Academy
6. Kapil Vidyanidhi International school- ICSE
7. Indian Education Society School
8. Holy Family High School
9. Hilda Castelino High School
10. St. Joseph High School