Byculla is an emerging area in South Mumbai. Situated along the Eastern Express Highway, it is surrounded by the areas of Parel, Chinchpokli, Mazgaon, Sewri, Nagpada, Agripada and Madanpura.
The size of the area is about 3.76 square kilometres. Byculla city is a very developed area of Mumbai. Traditionally, Parsis, Christians, Jews, Hindus and Muslims live in Byculla.
It has a zoo as well as a park and the Byculla market is the largest in South Mumbai and has good connectivity with all the important places in the city. The Magen David Synagogue of Byculla, the Jewish community's place of worship is a major tourist attraction. A residential area near Byculla has a famous hospital named "Prince Ali Khan Hospital". It is also recognized for Mumbai's first Y-formed bridge on Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Road, which splits further to Byculla east and west before the Clare Road intersection, forming a Y shape when viewed from the air.
It is one of the oldest 'developed' parts of Mumbai, home to rich and influential people and which shines through in the surrounding infrastructure. Some of the oldest and most famous schools, colleges and hospitals are located nearby. It is well connected to the Central Railway line of the Mumbai Suburban Railway as well as bus routes serviced by BEST.