is one of Mumbais most prominent neighborhoods, Mahim
railway station is a major transport hub on the Western railway network. Its name is derived from Mahimavati which means miraculous. Other names for the area are Mejambu, Maijim and Mahikawati.
Causeway is a major connectivity lifeline in the locality and connects it to the northern suburbs of Mumbai
. This link road runs till Bandra
in the north of Mumbai
. The Causeway also links the L.J. Road and Swami Vivekanand Road
in addition to the Aslo General Arunkumar Vaidya Marg.
Real estate in Mahim
is quite expensive owing to massive development here. Multiple apartment complexes and residential clusters have been built here by reputed builders.
Reputed educational institutions in the locality include the Canossa Convent High School, Mumbai
Saraswati Mandir English Primary School, Lokmanya Vidya Mandir Primary & High School, St. Michaels High School, Victoria High School, R C Mahim
School, St. Xaviers Technical Institute and Ruparel College.
The Paradise Cinema and Shitladevi Temple are major landmarks in the area while the Hinduja Hospital also lies in close vicinity. The Mahim
Fort is a major attraction here along with the Swami Vivekanand Garden. Other hospitals in the neighborhood include the Pikale Hospital and S.L. Raheja Hospital.