The coastal region of India are having some of the most spectacular roads, run along with the Arabian sea and Bay of Bengal. Apart from these marine drives some of the Indian cities also have scenic roads along with the water bodies like Lake view road Bhopal and Riverside Drive of Lucknow. Marine Drive of Mumbai and Kochi are two most spectacular roads in India, Patna will also have its own Marine Drive along with upcoming Ganga Expressway.
The famous marine drive is a 3km long 6 lane concrete road along with a natural bay of Arabian Sea. Mumbai Marine Drive is C shape road links Nariman Point to Babulnath. It is one of the major attraction of Mumbai city.
The picturesque location of Kochi Marine Drive is walkway streets along with the backwaters of Kochi Lake. Marine Drive is important tourist destination in Kochi and a major hangout place along with fast food joints and Coffee Bar. The 1.75 km long walk path stretches from Jankar Jetty to the Ernakulam Boat with other attractions Rainbow Bridge and China Net Bridge.
The beautiful lake view road of Bhopal is called as marine drive of Bhopal. Lake view Road in Bhopal is run along with one of the best lake of India known as upper lake having an island on it. Marine Drive of Bhopal is 2-3 Km long lake side road connect new market area with lalghati.
Marine Drive of Lucknow is run with the bank of river Gomti,a tributary of the Ganges River. Gomti Nagar area of Lucknow is one of the most favorite place to live with highrise building and breath-taking architecture. Marine Drive Lucknow also host a musical fountain show every evening.
Vizag Marine Drive is a 40 km long road along with the long beach line of the Bay of Bengal. The beach side road run through the Kailashgiri to Vizag along with green Eastern Ghats at one side and Bay of Bengal at other.
Beach Road of Chennai is also known as Kamarajar Salai runs alongside the famous Marina beach. The Kamarajar Salai is a six-lane arterial road of Chennai runs parallel to the beach till Santhome. There was a plan 9.7-km elevated expressway along the beach connecting the lighthouse with the East Coast Road.
The Beach Road of Pondicherry is a 1.5 Km long road runs parallel to the Promenade beach. Beach Road is one of the most popular tourist attraction of Pondicherry along with other four main beaches.
The most beautiful East Coast Road is a State Highway built along with the coast of the Bay of Bengal and connect Chennai to Cuddalore via Pondicherry. East Coast Road is well known for its scenic beauty and wonderful drive through the nature along with sea.
The National Highway 17 is regarded as one of the most beautiful highway in India, run along with western coast of India and parallel to majestic western ghats. National Highway 17 at Maravanthe run between the sea and river, the only of its kind in India. Maravanthe beach and the Souparnika river creates and spectacular scenery along with the both sides of road.
The Puri to Konark road by the side of Bay of Bangal is called as Konark Marine Drive. Puri Konark Marine Drive is one of the best picturesque location of the cities along with temples and beaches.