Worli Fort Tourist Attraction of Mumbai
Worli is a part of south Mumbai which is spread from Haji Ali to Prabhadevi. To the west Worli is bounded by the Arabian sea. The neighborhood of Haji Ali is in the south of Worli. To the north and east Worli is bounded by Prabhadevi and Mahalaxmi respectively. The Worli nearest railway station is Mahalaxmi. Due to a massive construction even the area of Lower Parel is referred to as Upper Worli.
Sightseeing in Worli Fort Mumbai Tourist Place
The Worli Fort is situated in the Worli area in Mumbai. When was Worli Fort built is a controversial question. The Worli fort is referred to as being built by the Portuguese mistakenly. But actually the Worli Fort was built by British 1675. So if someone asks when was Worli Fort built you can answer 1765. The Worli Fort is situated on the Worli hill in Mumbai. The Worli Fort is overlooked the Mahim Bay at the time when the city was just made up of seven islands. This fort was being used to lookout for ships and pirates enemy.
There are several Forts in Mumbai. The Worli Fort is one of the famous forts in Mumbai. The Worli Fort is completely is in ruins now. A slum has enveloped the edifice of Worli Fort, by making the Worli Fort a house of illegal activities like brewing of liquor within its confines. The care of the Worli Fort was impossible due to its inaccessibility, as the roads leading to it were completely blocked by illegal huntsmen but now that have been cropped years before, it is to be overlooked by the local persons for the care of electoral gain and bribes paid for which the illegal constructions are allowed.
A bell tower peeps out of ruins of Worli Fort and the other ramparts are used for drying clothes. Few historians have often called for the protection of the area but all of their efforts has been fallen down. Where the fort is located an NGO is claiming to have adopted. There should be some measures for the preservation of Worli Fort. The Government must also shake off its complacence for the preservation of Worli Fort.
The Worli Fort is presently in a heavily encroached and dilapidated condition. The approach road to the fort is also in very poor shape. People there use this Worli fort as a local gymnasium. The Worli region is a quite developed area and also a very important hub of city.
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