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Rank4 out of 446 attractions in Mumbai
Marine Drive may be a picturesque promenade in Kochi, Kerala, India. It engineered facing the backwaters, and may be a widespread resort for the native people. Ironic to its name, no vehicles area unit allowed on the walk. Marine Drive is additionally associate economically thriving a part of town of Kochi. With many searching malls it's as a crucial centre of searching activity in Kochi. Major alimentation joints, as well as Marrybrown, DiMark, coffee house area unit gift on the walk. The read of the setting and rising sun over the ocean mouth, and therefore the gentle wind from the Vembanad Lake has created Marine Drive a crucial holidaymaker destination in Kochi. Hundreds of individuals both natives and tourists throng the walk throughout the evenings. The walk starts from the tribunal Junction and continues till the Rajendra Maidan. There are many boat jetties on the walk. The walk has two contemporarily created bridges, the Rainbow bridge and the Chinese net Bridge.
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Marine Dive is One of India's most posh areas a must visit at night to see the lighted Mumbai. Also a very famous location for movie shoots has had the lights of Munna Bhai MBBS and Don shot here. It has a beach(chopati) near to it which has amazing street food giving us another reason to visit this area.
One of India's most posh area a must visit at night to see the lighted Mumbai. Also a very famous location for movie shoots.
After I was done (not literally, just for the day :D ) with marine drive, I took a taxi (like how it is auto , they have sharing taxis) and went towards Gateway of India! Again, its not far.. Just some 15 minutes away. I stayed there for a while and clicked pictures. There is Taj hotel as well. Plus there is one Elephanta caves you may go if you want, they will charge 250 Rs. and will take you towards that through a ferry or kinda boat and you must dedicate 3-5 hours for that because it will take 1 hour to go and another 1 hour to comeback and now it depends on you how much time you wanna spend there also depends on for how much time the ferry wala wants you to be there! I dint go to elephanta caves because I dint hv that much time, but hey! here are some pics for Gateway of India:
If you are visiting Mumbai then this is one hell of place to just grab a drink and have a chat with your buddy. It was already 9 by then. So we headed to Marine Drive. Spending the late evening time at Marine Drive was 1 of the "Things to Do" on my checklist. And this was it to mark it checked! Words are not enough to explain the beauty and peace that place has. Also the romantic feel of the place. Though this time it wasn't appropriate. We sat there for a while, facing the Arabian Sea, with the cool breeze caressing our tired faces. Soon we were refreshed and decided to stroll along the drive. We had a quite good time watching around, you know what I mean. After a series of quite giggles we decided to leave and headed back home. It was late by the time we reached home and went off to sleep. After the full day of tiredness we couldn't make it up for the next day roaming plan. We spent the whole day with Laxmi Kaki and family. And eve we left for Pune with a bunch of memories in our hearts and photos in our cameras
Our last stop of day 2 was Marine Drive, a 3.5km long boulevard in South Mumbai. A palm lined promenade lays next to a 6 lane concrete road which runs along the coast around anatural semi circle shaped bay. It links Nariman Point to Babulnath and Malabar Hill. At night when viewed from any elevated point along the drive the street lights give the illusion of a string of pearls. This is where it's alternative name, the ' Queens Necklace ' originates from. We enjoyed our early evening stroll here, it had a lovely atmosphere with people out walking, jogging and sitting on the promenade walls chatting and socialising. It seemed to be a favourite of young couples out for a romantic evening, there was lots of hand holding and canoodling going on. Following our rip off taxi tour the previous day we decided to find our own metered taxi's for the third days sightseeing of North Mumbai. We would have preferred to use a rickshaw but these are banned inside the Coloba area so a taxi was the only option. Elco Pani Puri Centre Much to our fellow diner's amusement Andy and I couldn't get the hang of punching the hole in the top without completely crushing the Puri's. We were making such a mess of it the waiter took pity of us and swiftly prepared each one for us. It was a fun and tasty food experience; I'd highly recommend not leaving Mumbai without giving it a try!
While going back, it was passing through Marine Drive. I deboarded the bus, sat their for sometime with the ocean, the shore, the love birds and that beautiful serene environment. A day well spent, a happy day!
There can be no fitting conclusion to your Mumbai sojourn than at this place, which defines the feeling of this city perfectly. The Queen's Necklace at the Marine Drive is where you should ideally end up on Sunday night with your friends by your side and unlimited conversations to tend to. This is the pinnacle of Mumbai.I promise you that if you follow this itinerary, you will go back with immense love for Mumbai in your heart. Do write about your Mumbai experiences, we'd love to hear from you!Cheers!
2. Marine Drive Beach
And at the end of the day, what else is required when there is a huge Arabian Sea around you – Marine Drive. The breeze which revitalize you again for the new dawn.
After covering elephanta caves, i made my way back to marine drive to see sunset. And on my way there, i fulfilled my third wishlist for this trip. I got my VADA PAV. Now i can leave mumbai with inner peace. When i reached marine drive this time, it was completely different sight in terms of crowd. A stretch that long, and no place to sit facing sea. There were friends, families, couples, guy groups. I was just one girl, sure it won't ask for too much space to squeeze in ;)
From CST i came walking till i could see marine drive & then i got a 180• view of it. I walked as long as my heart desired. Its a very long stretch. I then sat down and had my brunch. How awesome is that!
Who doesn't know Marine Drive!?
The beach is quite dirty, and the drive from here to Colaba is good. You can see the Wankhede Stadium from outside.
Marine Drive is a 4.3-kilometre-long boulevard in South Mumbai in the city of Mumbai. It is a 'C'-shaped six-lane concrete road along the coast, which is a natural bay. The road links Nariman Point to Babulnath and Malabar Hill. Marine Drive is situated over reclaimed land facing west-south-west. A promenade lies parallel to this road. Marine Drive is also known as the Queen's Necklace because, if viewed at night from an elevated point anywhere along the drive, the street lights resemble a string of pearls in a necklace. In 2012, the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai announced that the entire road would be resurfaced, 72 years after it was originally laid.
2:30pm - Marine Drive (Chowpatty): THERE! I sit down by the edge and take several deep breaths. I've finally reached the planned final destination and I can't feel more blissful. I've finally walked for almost 65 km through the city, and finished what I had started 7 hours 45 minutes earlier.
The place that people identify Mumbai with. A really long stretch that welcomes everyone from lovers/ walkers/ sky gazers/ silence seekers. The place can fit any mood. It can liven up a happy day. Or the long stretch of water can make one think deep about one’s life.
Good spot for a stroll or a just to sit and relax by the sea
Marine Drive is the jewel of Bombay. You can experience the entire city in front of you by just sitting lazily at Marine drive enjoying the cool breeze and the sea. Sunset at Marine Drive is the most beautiful sunset you can witness in Mumbai. The skyline bursts with beautiful mauve, cream, orange and yellow shades.
A drive of stones, the sea in front of you and the city all around..thats Marine Drive!
Marine Drive and Nariman Point Sea is the most fascinating for Mumbai peoples and Marine Drive( also known as Queen’s Necklace) is the life blood of Mumbai.In the evening it is fully lighted and the view of the sea is breath taking. It will be crowded all the time. If you will walk from marine drive then at the end you will reach Nariman point. It is Mumbai’s premier and worlds 15th costliest business district. Some call it as “Manhattan of Mumbai”. Its a must visit place. Also, a prime location for shooting of Bollywood films. Entry fee: NIL Recommended length of Visit: Unlimited How to Reach: Get down at Church gate Station(Take the road which leads to Ambassador Hotel) Tips: After Sunset or Early Morning.(Spend the night here)
Drive by or sit on the ledge of Marine Drive, one of the popular hubs of Mumbai-kers. If you've had a long day, or just feel to lazy to roam around, Marine Drive is the perfect place to breathe in the salty ocean air, and just relax. The Queen's Necklace, or the city skyline, lights up like a thousand dazzling lights, as the city buzzes with life at night. Though it gets a bit crowded throughout the day, early morning is the best time to find some space.
As the sun sets over the Arabian Sea, the lights come up on Marine Drive (a.k.a. "the Queen's Necklace").The first thought that comes to my mind when someone says Mumbai is Marine Drive ( its a clash b/w Shahrukh Khan and Marine Drive for me ). The ambiance around this place is intoxicating and addictive. once you are hooked you will find it almost impossible to detach and move away. Marine Drive is a 4.3-kilometre-long boulevard in South Mumbai. It is a 'C'-shaped six-lane concrete road along the coast. A perfect place for your evening stroll, sit and watch the tides go back and forth with a cup of coffee easily available on the promenade.