About Matunga East
Matunga East is a developed area in Central Mumbai. It is mainly a residential colony with vibrant retail markets. The locality has a cosmopolitan character with sizable Gujarati, South Indian, Parsi, and Jain communities. It is a posh area with a mix of Builder floors and independent housing. The locality houses the Central Excise and Customs Colony. A few of the key projects in the area are Hubtown Harmony, Kesar Horizon & Pratibha.
The area is well connected by road, railway and monorail. The three railway stations connected to the Mumbai Lifeline (Local) are Kings Circle Station on the Harbor Line, Matunga Station on the Central Line and Matunga Road Station on the West Line. The area is just 10 kilometers away from the Mumbai International Airport. Several bus routes operated by BEST and Mumbai Monorail Vdara station connect it to the rest of the city.
The area has top schools like Don Bosco School, Matunga Premier School, etc. The area has many nursing homes, hospitals and pharmacies, etc. One of the major retail markets is Matungas Street Market, Gandhi Market and Dadar TT Circle Market. The place has branches of all major regional banks. The best-known streets are Lady Jehangir Road and Baba Saheb Ambedkar Road. It has many parks and clubs including Five Gardens and Gymkhana Club Matunga. The two main places of worship are Murabai Temple and St. Mary's Church.
Educational institutions are the most important drivers of employment in the region. Nearby employment centers within 2-5 km are Matunga West, Wadala and Dadar.