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007 / Marine Drive greets a monsoon night

101 years after it was laid out, Bombayís Marine Drive remains one of Indiaís most iconic roads. This graceful arcs sweeps along Mumbaiís southern shores, linking the residential and recreational neighbourhoods of Walkeshwar and Girgaum with the business hub of Nariman Point. Much of the boulevard is lined with stately art deco buildings, many hosting some of the cityís most expensive apartments. They look out to a wide public promenade where people from all walks of life congregate at all times of the day and night making it a veritable festival of human existence. At night, twinkling lights make Marine Drive look like a string of pearls, earning it the nickname, the queenís necklace.

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  • Copyright: Prayash Giria (prayash) Silver Note Writer [C: 3 W: 1 N: 13] (40)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2013-06-12
  • Categories: Daily Life
  • Exposure: f/0.7
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2016-09-05 11:57
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