Marine Drive Mumbai is a perfect place for enjoyment and relaxation. It is actually an upturned 'C'-shaped six lane concrete road, which lengthens to 3 km along the coastline and is located in Mumbai south. This avenue connects Nariman Point with Malabar Hills. Situated over domesticated land, facing west-south-west, its coastline forms the part of the Arabian Sea.
Officially called Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road, Marine Drive was earlier identified as Sonapur amongst local Marathi populace. Palm trees are lined up along the road, presenting a picturesque view and nice walkway to take a stroll. At the northern end of Mumbai Marine drive lies the famous Chowpatty Beach where a wide variety of snacks and tasty food is available to the strolling visitors.
At nights, Marine Drive looks stunning illuminated, with lights and if seen from some elevated point beside the road, it appears like a necklace with street lights resembling a string of pearls. It is also known as Queen's Necklace. Babulnath and Malabar Hill are connected to the Nariman Point by the Marine drive.The popular hotels and restaurants lie in its vicinity. The governor's house, art deco building and the real estates are all popular houses on the Marine drive.
Thus, Marine Drive is a place that you cannot afford to miss while holidaying in Bombay.
How to Reach Marine Drive
The nearest railway station to Marine Drive is Churchgate that falls under the Western Railway. You can get down here and hire an auto or cab or get in bus to reach the place.