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5 Spectacular Roads for Long Drives Across India

Marine Drive Mumbai

The cool soothing breeze coming from vast horizon of natural bay of Arabian Sea, organized traffic system, polished road is all that makes your drive on Marine Drive, utterly cherishing. A 3 km long, 6 lane concrete road, this C shape road connects Nariman Point to Babulnath. Officially called, "Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road". Situated at the foot of Malabar Hill. Marine Drive is also referred to as 'Queen's necklace', because the street lights make the road look like a string of pearls and create an illusion of a necklace, when viewed at night from any elevated point along the pathway of the drive. The scenic beauty of the perfectly lined palm trees offers its visitors an enthralling experience.

East Coast Road

A two lane highway in Tamil Nadu along the coast of the Bay of Bengal connects Chennai with Cuddalore via Pondicherry. 
The scenic views of the roaring sea waves make your drive utterly blessed. 
En-route you can see Marundeeswarar Temple, ISKCON Temple of Chennai along with stunning greenery-clad road side views.

Marine Drive Puri

Not so crowded, blessed with greenery, by the side of Bay of Bengal, the Puri to Konark Road is known as Konark Marine Drive or Marine Drive Puri. 
On one side of the road, the scenic vistas of the sea accompany your drive to create a soothing feel in your eyes, on the other side you can see beautiful temples carved with fine architectural touch.

Riverside Drive Lucknow

The city of Nawabs, Lucknow is dotted with awe-striking buildings and palaces. 
Observing those old antique houses while going on a long drive would let you feel delighted. 
In Lucknow, this highway runs along the bank of River Gomti and offers breathtaking sight of river view. In the evening one can witness a lively musical fountain show hosted on this route. 

Beach Road Pondicherry

This 1.5 km long road runs by the side of Promenade Beach and turns to be a favourite pass time spot for the tourists travelling to Pondicherry. 
One can also witness a few architectural splendors to capture with digital lenses. 

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