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Marine Drive vs Bandstand: Which place is better than the other? must read

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Marine Drive vs Bandstand

Marine Drive and Bandstand is Mumbai’s two most popular tourist attraction for years. Both of these Sea site are situated along the Arabian Sea. Marine Drive is in Marine lines while Bandstand is in Bandra West.


About Marine Drive:

Marine Drive vs Bandstand

It is a ‘C’-shaped six-lane concrete road along the coast, which is a natural bay. Marine Drive is situated over reclaimed land facing west-south-west. A promenade lies parallel to this road. Marine Drive is also known as the Queen’s Necklace because, if viewed at night from an elevated point anywhere along the drive, the street lights resemble a string of pearls in a necklace.


About Bandra Bandstand:

The Bandstand Promenade is a 1.2 kilometer long walkway along the sea on the western coast of Mumbai. It is simultaneously a popular hangout spot, a jogging track and a park.


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Marine Drive vs Bandstand (4 Point Comparison)

 1. Couples Spot vs Family Hangout:

beauty of Marine Drive

Both of these are most visited locality of Mumbai. Both of these places are famous amongst the couples. Bandstand is Preferred by College Students while marine Drive is preferred by all age group. you can visit marine Drive with your family but you cant visit at Bandstand with your family.


 2. Reaching Out

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There is also an issue of getting auto-rickshaw for Bandstand. Auto drivers are just ready to loot you at Bandra station. While the issue continuous while returning from Bandstand.

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There is no such issue for Marine Drive. you can easily reach at marine Drive from Churchgate, marine Lines, or even from Charni Road Railway Station. Its a 5 to 10 Minute walk-able from above stations.

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 3. Timing of visit

Marine Drive at night

Marine drive looks awesome during Night. You can visit at Marine Drive all day. While Bandstand is a day light Spot. you cant see much people around Bandstand after 7 P.M. Marine Drive gets much crowd after 7 P.M.


4. Nearby Localities

If want to reach out at more places near Bandra Bandstand, if will have many places like Bandra Fort, Sea Link, Mount Mary Chur

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ch and walk of the stars etc. while there is fewer option around marine drive like Girgaon Chowpatty and Fish Aquarium.


Distance between Marine Drive and Bandstand:

Approximate driving distance between Marine Drive and Band Stand is 18 kms. It takes 21 minutes to travel from Marine Drive to Band Stand. Travel time refers to the time taken if the distance is covered by a car.

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