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Marine Drive, Mumbai, India – Insider Tips

Things to do in Mumbai Marine Drive

Known as the Queen’s Necklace with streetlights that sparkle at night like a string of pearls, Marine Drive curves along the Arabian Sea from Malabar Hill to the elite business center of Nariman point. Marine Drive offers many things to do when visiting Mumbai from swimming and sightseeing to relaxation, walking, and shopping.

Marine Drive at Night

Do not miss the sunset. Stop for a moment to take in the beautiful skyline views amongst the boulders, rocking sea, and sandy shore as the sun falls over the Arabian Sea. As night draws on, continue walking or pull up a seat to Marine Drive’s magnificent, picturesque views. The cool air is a refreshing welcome to the day’s heat and it is a great place to people watch or observes the city’s culture.

Marine Drive in the Day

The 2-mile stretch is one of the busiest roads in Mumbai. During the day, Marine drive is a great place to jog or walk while enjoying fresh air and the water horizon. With beaches on one side and restaurants and shops on the other, a stroll down Marine Drive is one of the best ways to discover Mumbai. A fun and lively stop on the Famous Marine Drive is Chowpatty Beach. Watch out for cars whizzing past as you enjoy the fresh air. Traffic is busy along this stretch that is an important artery for the heavy traffic riding from suburban neighborhoods into Downtown.

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