Marine Drive in Mumbai
Marine Drive, which is officially called as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road, is one of the most scenic stretches with a length of 4.3 km in South Mumbai that connects Nariman Point to Babulnath and Malabar Hill.
This ‘C’-shaped six-lane concrete road along the coast is an ideal place to relax in the evening. Several people visit here in the evening just to sit down or to take a walk with enjoying the beauty and calmness of its serene surroundings. Every day several people visit here for a relaxing walk to escape from the hustle and bustle of busy life in Mumbai. You can stay on the drive and enjoy the view, especially the stunning sunset here. Even though the sea is clean and spacious, never be tempted to get in the sea when the tide is out, an open sewer is in the middle.
Marine Drive is possible one of the best known road in Mumbai. This 3 kilometer of boulevard has curves around the coast with Girquam Chowpatty beach at the northern end. As the name ‘Queens’s necklace’ indicates, the string of sparkling lights here looks like a row of jewels and you can view this beautiful scene from the rooftop Dome bar at the Intercontinental marine drive Mumbai hotel sipping on a sunset cocktail.
This beautiful beach, which is stretching for over three kilometers, is the perfect place for love struck couples as well as boisterous children. This beach arrange you an ideal location for enjoying your time without a worry in the world, while the vehicles are flowing in unending streams.
Marine drive, the wonderful beachfront is nestled between two extremes. While you can see the bustling jungle of concrete and wood, Nariman point on one side of the Marine drive, the other side is the green and beautiful Malabar Hill. This astonishing beach, which is swept by wind, is therefore one of the most wonderful attractions of the city of Mumbai. Please visit here, if you want to take in some fresh air by forgetting all your worries and issues of daily life.
All you can do here is simply laze you time away. But, there is no scarcity for vendors, who are selling their wares and starting from local delicacies to artifacts in Marine drive. Small food stalls that serve amazing special local food items like bhel puri, pani puri, vada pav and pav bhaji are the other attractions of this beach.
If you plan to visit Mumbai, don’t miss to visit Marine Drive the beautiful promenade lined with palm trees along the road and to take in a breath of fresh air and view the sunset.
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