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Malabar Hill, Mumbai

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One of the city's most stately and expensive residential areas, Malabar Hill is located at the northern end of the Backbay, offering fantastic views of the sea. The Kamala Nehru Park and the Hanging Gardens offer spectacular hilltop views of the city. It is also a much favored spot for the endless lovesick couples of Mumbai. Towards the southern end is the temple of Walkeshwar, the Sand Lord. According to legend, Lord Rama rested here for a while on his way to rescue his wife, Sita. He constructed a Lingam of sand at the temple. The original temple has given way to a much newer structure. Just below the temple is the Banaganga Tank, another legendary structure. Located right at the end is Raj Bhavan, the erstwhile headquarters of the British Government. It is now the residence of Maharashtra's governor. At the foot of Malabar Hill's eastern side is the Babulnath Mandir, one of the many popular temples.