Marine Drive is also known as Queen's Necklace because of the C Shaped view at night and glow street lights and skyscrapers lights as pearls.
Marine Drive Mumbai, also known as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Marg, is a three-kilometer-long road that connects Nariman Point and Malabar Hills. It is a six-lane inverted 'C'-shaped road in southern Mumbai that runs along the Arabian Sea coast. Every day, locals and tourists come to visit Marine Drive to take a break from their mundane lives and breathe some fresh air. Marine Drive has always been a popular location for filming. Important scenes from Bollywood films such as Luck (2009) and Munna Bhai M.B.B.S (2003) were filmed here.
How to reach Marine Drive
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is the closest airport to Marine drive Mumbai. It is only 22.3 kilometres away from Marine Drive. When you arrive at Mumbai Airport, you can take a local rail or a taxi to your destination.
Marine Drive is very close to the Churchgate railway station. It is within the walking distance of around 1 kilometer.
Mumbai is well connected by roads from all parts of the country and even all forms of transports are available if you want to see the beautiful Mumbai.
Things to do at Marine Drive Mumbai
1. Chowpatty Beach and Street Cuisine
Chowpatty Beach, also known as Girgaum Chowpatty, is located at the northern end of Marine Drive and is noted for its line-up of local eateries and street food. Chowpatty Beach is one of the city's oldest seafronts. On the beach, one can also participate in water sports.
2. Hanging Gardens
The hanging gardens, also known as Pherozeshah Mehta Gardens, are terraced gardens on top of Malabar Hill. The greatest site to observe sunsets and get a beautiful perspective of the entire Marine Drive.
3. Nilambari Open Deck Bus Tour
The Nilambari Open Deck bus tour takes you around all of the important sights in South Bombay, including Marine Drive Mumbai. This tour is a Maharashtra Tourism project.
4. Taraporewala Aquarium
Taraporewala Aquarium is India's oldest aquarium and home to several marine and freshwater fishes. The Department of Fisheries is responsible for its maintenance. When visiting Marine Drive, make sure to visit this unique aquarium. The aquarium began to attract more tourists after it reopened in 2015 following the restoration.