Things to Know About Nariman Point Promenade Mumbai

“Having a Queens Necklace like looks in evening and night, Nariman Point Promenade is a 4.2 Km long stretch at extreme end of south Mumbai. A beautiful semi circular sea front with ample rock seating, It is one of the top tourists attractions and a leisure point for every Mumbaikar too. Lets understand few things one should know and are best about this promenade along with few videos visuals..”

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Nariman Point

Nariman Point

  • ‘Khursheed Framji Nariman’ was a Municipal Corporater of then called Bombay, who planned and initiated the promenade development and so is the name given after his.
  • Nariman point is located in South Mumbai and is actually a name referred as one of the famous Commercial locations in city with great sea front.
  • It is 5 Minutes walking distance from Churchgate Railway Station and 15 Minutes from CST station.
    Beautiful skylines and heritage structure far till you see is what one observes and captures in their lenses when at Nariman.
  • The promenade starts at extereme end of Mumbai with nearest and starting railway station being Churchgate. It ends at Girgaum Chowpatty at Charni road, just 2 stations towards north.
  • It takes 49 minutes walking and 9 minutes drive time to reach Nariman point from other end, i.e Chowpatty beach.
  • Beautiful aerial videos, pictures and view is possible from Marine lines bridge that connects the promenade to major markets of Mumbai on other side (East) of railway station.
  • A special tourist location spot at Hanging garden is under construction that is specially made to get Aerial view of Queens Necklace and this promenade.
  • Famously this promenade is known as ‘Queens Necklace’ in Mumbai (See Video Below) because of the yellow glittering street lightings that looks like the promenade wearing a necklace from one end to other.
  • Best time to visit this attraction is all 12 months. Yes, Nariman point is beautiful and is visited by many locals daily and since a tourist attraction, foreigners are seen major in travel season.
  • Monsoon high tide days are much awaited at this promenade. Youngsters, Kids and many adults enjoy the giant splashes during rainy days (See Special Monsoon Videos).

  • Stones at Nariman point : Those are actually heavy tetrapod stones which saves the shore from strong currents. Hiding the promenade walls makes the forces of water currents and ineffective to break or wash away below sands.
  • It is also south Mumbai’s One of the best known lovers point, Nariman point is not just a leisure place for elderly and group of friends to hangout, One can see couples dating and spending quality time romancing.
  • A great place to say love is in the air of Mumbai.
  • This is one of the best place to enjoy sunset in Mumbai
  • Worst part being no public toilets / wash rooms at this 4.2 Km promenade.
  • Although not allowed, Chai Wala (Tea Sellers) and Coffee, Packed Bottled Water, Toy sellers are seen walking around and selling stuff.
  • Nariman Point is one of the best selfie points of Mumbai.
  • Its a great place to have a long walk, Morning and Evenings observes daily joggers in good numbers.
  • Looking for best cycling locations, This is one of them.
  • Promenade is a pride for SOBO (South Bombay) residents as there are no malls etc available here. Its a commercial location known for best heritage structures, street shopping etc.
  • According to latest rules by BMC, If your Pet dog poops around and you leave the same without cleaning Collecting that shit, Official Clean up marshals deployed watching around may fine you Rs.500. That poop is very costly now, So keep Mumbai Clean.
  • A great place for night lovers who like riding bikes, cycles as the long ride along with fresh air with pollution all settled is a great plus to one’s health.
  • Nariman point promenade has some of the famous buildings and structures along road side. Few of them are CCI Building, Hotel Oberoi, Hotel Trident, NCPA theatre. The list goes till other end at Chowpatty which has Police Gymkhama Cricket Ground, Taraporewala Aquarium, Chowpatty itself with lots of eateries.
  • All the 2 to 3 storey buildings one sees are decades old and are listed as heritage structures which restricts it from being under redevelopment knife.
  • Diwali Night and also New Year 31st Night attracts more crowd to the shore to enjoy fire crackers show. Not the special shows like one in Dubai and other countries, But fun to be there and enjoy many aerial fire crackers at a glance at wide open sea front with thousands of citizens around.
  • Ample road side car parking space is available. You can park your car at any place adjacent on road and enjoy the sight. Remember to Park it correctly.
  • Victoria rides (Tonga Horse Ride) charging Rs.150 to Rs.200 per ride is a horse drawn carriage which is decorated with lights is one of the famous thing to do. After declaring animal rides illegal, these rides are not / rarely seen now.
  • Extreme end of Nariman point is a must visit if never before, It is another scenic and picturesque location from where colaba area is seen. Its the real end of Mumbai and also a beautiful place for pictures and selfies. Many Bollywood movies had their shoots here.
  • For fun, entertainment and adventure, Segway Rides were started which are no more seen now.

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