Best Places to Visit Near Marine drive Kochi

Marine Drive is a picturesque backwaters in Kochi, Kerala, India. Its popularity among tourists and the local populace has made Marine Drive an important hub of economic activities in Kochi. Marine Drive boasts of numerous shopping malls and that makes it an important center of shopping in Kochi.

Hundreds of people throng the Marine Drive walkway during the evenings to view the rising sun over the sea mouth, and feel the gentle breeze coming from the nearby Vembanad Lake.

The Marine Drive walkway starts from the High Court Junction and stretches until the Rajendra Maidan. Several boat jetties dot the walkway, which has two bridges- the Rainbow bridge and the Chinese Fishing Net Bridge.

The view of the setting and rising sun over the sea mouth, and the gentle breeze from the Vembanad Lake has made Marine Drive an important tourist destination in Kochi.

A popular hangout, this scenic stretch offers a spectacular view of the backwaters and the Kochi Harbour. Shopping malls, cinema halls, restaurants, cafes, supermarkets and the Rainbow Bridge are the attractions at Marine Drive, which is only 5 minutes away.

Cochin has a strong network of Kerala State Run Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus services that connects it to all the major cities in Kerala and with some of the major cities in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
The Cochin International Airport is well connected to major cities all across India and the world.
Railway Station:
Cochin is well connected to all the major railway stations in India. Most of the Kerala bound trains have a stop at either of the two railway stations in Cochin – Ernakulam Town Station and Ernakulam Junction Station.

Tourist Place to Visit in Ernakulam District, Kerala