Mint, situated at Horniman Circle
, is a major tourist destination in Mumbai
. As the name suggests, it is the site of coin minting.
Built in 1829 by the British East India Company, the building conforms to the Grecian architecture. It was designed by architect, Major John Hopkins. This historic building bears testimony to the old world charm. It stands on a land reclaimed from the sea. The total area of the building is 60,000 square yards.
Prior permission from the Mint Master is required before visiting this building.