is the last neighborhood within Mumbai
and derives its name from the Marathi word Sheev which means boundary. Sion
is home to several famous neighborhoods and has witnessed rapid development over the last few years.
is well-connected to various areas in the city, including Dockyard Road
. Areas like Dharavi
, GTB Nagar
are also well-linked to it along with the Bandra
Complex, which is one of Mumbais biggest business destinations. The BEST bus network is a connectivity lifeline in the area along with private buses.
The Chuna Bhatti railway station lies only 4 kilometres away from the locality while the Central terminus lies 11 kilometres away. This can be accessed through the Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar Road. The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is located approximately 15 kilometres away from the area and can be accessed through the Western Express Highway
The area is home to numerous premium projects built by leading developers. Property rates have gone up in the area with better connectivity and improved social amenities. The locality is one of Mumbais most desirable residential destinations.
Social Infrastructure Sion
offers great connectivity to several reputed educational institutions, including the American School of Bombay, SIES High School, Padmabhushan Vasantdada Patil Pratishthans College of Engineering, Dhirubhai Ambani International School, KJ Somaiya College of Engineering, GNVS Institute of Management and the Trinity High School.
Leading hospitals in the area include the Hinduja Hospital, Ashvini Hospital, Pikale Hospital, Tarachand Bapa Hospital, Lilavati Hospital & Research Centre and the Asian Heart Institute & Research Centre. Major banks like HDFC Bank, Dena Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, State Bank of India, Canara Bank and Syndicate Bank have their branches in the locality. Shopping malls like the Chroma Mall, High Street Phoenix, SC Shopping Centre, RM Shopping Centre and Atria The Millennium Mall are all easily accessible from the locality. Other recreational areas near the area include the Gateway of India, Shivaji Park
, Dadar Club, Dadar Beach and Kala Ghoda.