Marine Drive: Art Deco, spicy fast food, Chowpatty Beach

Marine Drive: Art Deco, spicy fast food, Chowpatty Beach

Walking along Marine Drive, you will gaze upon many Art Deco buildings, the most luxurious hotels in Mumbai, and the very popular Chowpatty Beach.

At nightfall, discover the superb panorama of Marine Drive road along the Arabian Sea. South of Mumbai, the 4.3 kilometre road connects Nariman Point to Malabar Hill and Babulnath.

The walk will take you to the popular Chowpatty Beach to the north and to the upscale area of ​​Walkeshwar. The route is dotted with many Art Deco-style buildings but also more luxurious hotels. Very lively, Marine Drive regularly hosts sporting, cultural, and religious events, as well as fairs. It is at Chowpatty Beach that the faithful come to immerse images and statues of Ganesh, the god with the elephant head, during the celebrations of Ganesh Chaturthi.

The beach is very popular on Sundays: Indians come with their families to enjoy its fair attractions and savour local specialties like bhel puri, puffed rice and flavoured vegetables spiced with sauces made with tangy tamarind extract.

Marine Drive
Marine Drive Jogging Track
Chowpatty, Girgaon
Maharashtra 400021