‘Peaceful’ is a word that best describes Vikhroli, an eastern Mumbai suburb. Located towards the north-east of the city, this suburb is renowned for the beautiful ‘Godrej’ residential complex. Furthermore, it consists of a train station that lies along the ‘Central Railway Line’. This suburb is also well connected through the ‘Eastern Express Highway’ to spots such as Thane, Dadar, Chembur, and Vashi. In addition, this suburb comprises of ‘Asia’s largest residential colony’ known as ‘Kannamwar Nagar’.
a. Essential facts about Vikhroli:
Some of Mumbai’s finest residential areas such as Raj Legacy, Lok Gaurav, Godrej colony, Parksite colony and Surya Nagar, are located in this suburb. In addition, it comprises of many Municipal buildings (about 28 in Parksite colony), and Bombay Municipal Corporation (BMC) buildings. Furthermore, as of today there are number of buildings such as ‘Mayfair Hillcrest’ (built by Mayfair Group) that are under construction.
b. Railway Stations available at Vikhroli:
This suburb comprises of just one railway station, and consists of ‘3 platform with 6 lines’. In addition, for those intending to travel towards the western suburbs from this suburb, the best option would be to travel using the Ghatkopar Metro Station.
c. Popular Places located at Vikhroli:
There are couple of popular places located in Vikhroli. They are as follows:
- Sambhaji Maidan:
Is a ground in this suburb that provides for a magnificent Panoramic View’ of the ‘setting sun’. It serves as an ideal hangout spot, and is named after ‘Maratha King’ Shivaji’s eldest son Sambhaji.
- Soonabai Pirojsha Godrej Marine Ecology Centre (SPGMEC):
It is a marine centre that helps explore ‘mangroves’ located in this suburb. It also provides for ‘Awareness Programs’ on issue such as Biodiversity Conservation, Mangroves as Bio resources, Combating Global Climate Change, Butterflies around us, Birds in Mangrove Environment, Solid Waste Management, and Medicinal plants.
d. The Pin Code of Vikhroli West and East:
‘400079 and 400083’ are the Pin Codes of Vikhroli West and East respectively.
e. The restaurants, pubs/bars, and hotels around Vikhroli:
There are a number of restaurants, pubs/bars, and hotels that can be found in Vikhroli. To find restaurants please click this Google Map link. To find pubs/bars please click this Google Map link. To find hotels please click this Google Map link.