Kandivali

Kandivali

Kandivali, also known as Khandolee, is a locality in North Mumbai and the 20th railway station between Churchgate and Borivali and on the western railway path. Kandivali falls in between Malad and Borivali.

History

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 built with Malad Stones somewhere between 1860 and 1930. However, now, most of these have been demolished, and new highrise buildings have been constructed.

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, which is 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 Landmark 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 style.

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 quite beautiful, peaceful, well maintained, and kept really clean.

Address – Mahatma Gandhi Rd, Kandivali, Parekh Nagar, Kandivali West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400067.

3. Akurli Mata Temple

Situated on Akurli Road, Kandivali East, Mumbai. This is a beautiful temple located in Kandivali east. It has a peaceful ambiance. This is a very old 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

1. Thunga Hospital

2. Lifeline Multispeciality Hospital

3. Oscar Multispeciality Hospital

4. Vivanta Multispeciality Hospital

5. Siddhi Nursing Home

Schools in Kandivali

1. Ryan International School

2. Lawrence High School

3. Thakur Public 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

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