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Event Details

Date

21 February 2020


Time

06:00

Start location

The Catholic Gymkhana, Marine Drive, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400002, India

Organisers

Sanjay Sarvankar
sanjay.sarvankar@informa.com

Simone Shinde
simone.shinde@informa.com

Walk description

Marine Drive is around long Promenade in South Mumbai in the city of Mumbai, India. The promenade were constructed by late philanthropist Bhagojisheth Keer and Pallonji Mistry. It is a 'C'-shaped six-lane concrete road along the coast of a natural bay. At the northern end of Marine Drive is Girgaon Chowpatty. This is a popular beach famed for its Bhel puri (local fast food). Many restaurants also line this stretch of the road. and the adjacent road along links Nariman Point at southern tip to Babulnath and Malabar Hill at northern tip, a wealthy neighborhood of the city, also home to the Governor of MaharashtraMarine Drive is situated on reclaimed land facing west-south-west. Marine Drive is also known as the Queen's Necklace because, when viewed at night from an elevated point anywhere along the drive, the street lights resemble a string of pearls in a necklace. The promenade is lined with palm trees. Marine Drive is the preferred connecting road between the central business district located at Nariman Point and the rest of the city. Many Sports Clubs are also situated along the stretch of Marine Drive, including members-only clubs like the Cricket Club of India, adjoining the Brabourne Stadium, and Garware Club House, adjacent to the famous Wankhede Stadium, as well as others like the Mumbai Police Gymkhana, P. J. Hindu Gymkhana and Islam Gymkhana.

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WALKERS

79

TOTAL DISTANCE

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