Marine Drive or Queen's necklace

Marine drive, also called queen's necklace is the most beautiful places in Mumbai. Here is an entire history and photos of Marine drive

Marine Drive

Marine drive

Here is a picture of the beautiful Marine drive. The Marine drive is also called by the name of Queen's Necklace.
Length of the marine drive - 3km
Material - C shaped road constructed by using concrete
number of lanes - 6
Marine drive joins - Nariman Point to Malabar Hill
Marine Drive is built on a natural bay formed at the Arabian Sea.

History of Marine Drive


The area near the Marine drive was called as Sonapur earlier. The name of the road is actually 'Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Marg'. It came into existence long ago during the British era.
The marine drive is also called as the Queen's necklace. This is because in the night, the street lights resemble as pearls and the shape of the road is like a necklace. The sight looks very pretty. Hence, it is famous as the Queen's necklace.

How to reach Marine Drive

The nearest railway station is the Marine Lines Railway station. The Marine drive road is just connected to this railway station.

Marine drive sea area

Marine drive from Churchgate:
The distance is about 0.5km. It is walking distance. Take a taxi from Churchgate and take a round of the marine drive. The view is amazing.

Marine drive from CST:
If you are travelling from the central railway station, you will stop at CST. The distance is about 2km. It is walking distance. Take a taxi from CST and take a round of the marine drive. The view is amazing. The taxi will charge around Rs. 50 for the entire round.

Nearest bus stop near Marine drive:
CST bus depot. The distance of the Marine drive from CST bus depot is around 1.5km. You can take a taxi from the CST bus depot.

Real estate prices at Marine Drive

Marine drive, typically the Nariman Point area is one of the costliest real estate around the globe. It stands fourth in the world in terms of real estate price. The real estate price at Marine Drive is about 1lakh per square feet. The highest real estate properties are as follows:
1. London, Westend
2. Hong Kong
3. Tokyo, Japan
4. Nariman point, Mumbai, India
5. Moscow, Russia

Important buildings near Marine Drive

1. Mantralaya
2. Vidhan Bhavan
3. 0beroi Hotel
4. Hotel Marine Plaza
5. Inox

Photo gallery of Marine Drive

To view some of the photos of Marine Drive, click at the following link
Photo gallery of Marine Drive

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