Marine is a beautiful and picturesque promenade in Kochi which faces towards the backwaters of Kochi. It's one of the famous must-visit places for tourists and local populace. It's 140 m walkway that stretches from the Jankar Jetty (north) to the Emakulam Boat Jetty (South). It is situated along the edge of backwaters that begins behind the Children's Park ending at the Shanmugham Road. It is surfaced with black-dotted, red-carpet ultra tiles. Wooden benches, cast-ironed, weather-proof seating on ash grey tiles offers utmost relaxation.
There are various shopping malls and fast food joints which attracts many tourists from all across the world. It's a major centre of economic activities in Kochi and visitors throng this place to view the glance of rising sun over the sea jaws. A few adjoining areas include the Public Ground, Federal Bank Building, the Kerala Trade Center (under construction), Skyline apartments, Pioneer Towers, Abad Bay Pride Mall, Alliance Residency, Hotel Taj Gateway, and DD Samudra Darshan apartment. These buildings and grounds are in between the marine drive walkway and the Shanmugham Road. There are two beautiful bridges along the walkway now where there is a plenty of country boats and motor boats parked for backwaters rides.
During night, twinkling lights of ships anchored
- The Marine Walkway
- The Rainbow Bridge
- The Kettuvallam Bridge
- The China Net Bridge
- GCDA Shopping Complex
- The Ashoka-Tharangini Apartments