Marine Drive Overview

Ranked 1 of 769 sightseeing in Mumbai

Marine Drive is a skilfully laid-out boulevard, stretching along the coastline of Arabian Sea in South Mumbai. Built in an inverted C shape, this 3 km long concrete road connects the Nariman Point to Malabar Hills. Officially, it is named as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road. It is also known by sobriquets like ‘Queen’s Necklace’ as it appears to be a string of pearls, when viewed from a height during night.

This boulevard is popular as a sunset point among people, especially travellers. The road is lined by palm trees, which make it, appear like a beautiful walkway that is perfect to take a stroll. Besides, the road also houses plenty of hotels alongside that have the highest real estate prices in India in today’s time. To the north is the Chowpatty Beach, which is famous among Mumbaikars and travellers for local fast food.

The nearest local station to the Marine Drive is the Churchgate Station. Tourists can either walk to the road from the station or take up taxis, auto rickshaws, buses or even a tanga.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Sunset
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Abhinav Kumar

Abhinav Kumar5.0/5

276 reviews

The Marine Drive

The beautiful coastal road of Mumbai is perfact place to chill out with friends, family or alone. The place is crowded from the evening time to midnight. You can gaze the beauty of Arabian Sea and the spectacular sunset from here. Nearest railway station is Church gate and Marine Drive. You can use m-indicator application on your Mobile phone to find the best suitable route and timings of the local train. Marine is around 2 kilometres of curved coastal road Drive having pedestrians footpaths and sitting areas.

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Chetana Siddagangaiah

Chetana Siddagangaiah5.0/5

64 reviews

Awesome relaxing place

I visited Mumbai some time back with friends, on a weekend. We stayed in colaba and visited few places. Marine Drive is one of them. It is exactly as I had seen on. We took a long walk and spent a whole evening there. Its an awesome place to relax . The gateway of India was close by at a walkable distance to our hotel. We visited Elephanta caves, Haji ali Dargah, SiddiVinayak temple, Lalbag Ganesh and Juhu Beach.

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  • Awesome relaxing place
  • Awesome relaxing place
  • Awesome relaxing place

Ashok Gupta

Ashok Gupta4.3/5

25 reviews

Queen's Necklace

The Marine Drive is also known as the Queen's Necklace because, the street lights resemble a string of pearls in a necklace, if it is viewed at night from an elevated point anywhere along the drive. The road links Nariman Point to Babulnath and Malabar Hill. One can enjoy local food on stalls specially bhel Puri while moving on the road side. The night view from any of the building is great.

Bobby Yadav

Bobby Yadav4.6/5

8 reviews

Marine drive is one of the famous site in Mumbai,

Marine drive is one of the famous site in Mumbai, India it is situated in Mumbai along the coastline of Arabian Sea. As the best most traveller goal in Mumbai,

Rashid K

Rashid K5.0/5

4 reviews

Nice experience over there. Clean and rainy weather gave wonderful experience. Children have enjoye

It was wonderful experience over there. Cloudy and mild raining made it like we are in London. Clean and cold environment. We have enjoyed the time over there.

Tarun chugh

Tarun chugh5.0/5

3 reviews


I usually travel solo for work still in love with Marine drive as I usually travel here at late night. the street never sleeps and have too much crowd but still all are busy with themselves and are so much relaxed and into a pleasant mood, this is a place to relax and long walk and Chowpatty at an end to fulfil your foodie vibes.

Bomi manekshaw

Bomi manekshaw3.9/5

10 reviews

Marine Drive Promenade

It is such a beautiful site to take a run in the morning for the fitness freaks or a long leisurely walk during sunset preferably with people you love. It can become a bit dirty with waste sadly thrown into the water.

Vishal wadhwani

Vishal wadhwani4.3/5

33 reviews

Queen's Necklace

The gorgeous Marine Drive is rightfully called as the Queen's Necklace. Its an ideal place for a morning / evening walk and soak in the sea breeze. This stretch is also the lifeline for South Mumbai, and one of the key roads wherein thousands of vehicles pass by everyday. See it in the night and its not short of a queen's necklace.

Mridul saikia

Mridul saikia4.6/5

4 reviews

Marine Drive is a rather walk-way worth the name

Excellent for walking along the wide side-walks in the early morning and evenings when the lights are on. It is indeed queen's necklace. Walk and relax in the soothing breeze of the Arabian Sea.

Ankit Vadhera

Ankit Vadhera3.2/5

11 reviews

Excellent Experience

HAd one of the finest evenings at Marine Drive. The place is very soothing and one can have an amazing time gazing through the cool water waves. Great place to chill around with friends and family. A must visit in Mumbai trips.

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