After witnessing the sunset at the Anthirapally Waterfalls, we drove to our next and final destination for the evening which was the Marine Drive Kochi. It is a scenic boulevard in the town of Kochi. Built in order to fence the backwaters it has become a popular retreat for young and old alike.
Marine Drive has also emerged as the economically flourishing area of Kochi which makes it a tourist attraction. Several shopping malls have also lined up in that area making it a must visit for fashion followers. The presence of malls has converted that area into shopping centre spot in Kochi. The causeway has two constructed bridges; one is called the Rainbow Bridge and the other as Chinese Fishing-Net Bridge. All the night unfolds the area of Marine drive starts buzzing with laughter and activity of visitors that throng the place. Many activities take place at the Marine Drive. One can even take advantage of various boating services offered at Marine Drive that row us the tourists spots such as oil tanker cubicle, the Kochi shipyard, Bolgatty Palace, Mattanchery - a Jewish synagogue, Jews Street, the Vallarpadom Terminal and many more to mention.
We also witnessed a flash mob arranged to spread awareness for pedestrian safety near marine drive. Rains add a magical touch to the place and the lights look splendid at night. You can even notice photographers with huge lenses capturing the lights of the two bridges in their DSLR’s. We chose to sit on the pavement for some time and witness the beauty of the marine drive. We chose to get some shopping done in one of the malls and also had dinner at the food joint present in the mall.
Thus, Marine Drive Kochi makes a beautiful crown for the Queen of Arabian Sea, Kochi. This trip to Kochi was indeed very refreshing and a much needed break from our daily routines. Thanks to my friends I could enjoy the offerings of the town whole heartedly. Kochi has a lot to offer for nature lovers and vintage historical place lovers alike. Kochi must find a place in the bucket list of all visitors that want to visit Kerala.
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