Back in the 1990s when the beaches were relatively cleaner, it was a major attraction for kids and elders alike to take a nice dip in the sea. All pics/mid-day archives
The major beaches in Mumbai are Girgaum Chowpatty, Juhu Beach, Dadar Chowpatty, Gorai Beach, Marve Beach, Versova Beach, Madh Beach, Aksa Beach, and Manori Beach. Most of the beaches are unfit for swimming, except Girgaum Chowpatty and Juhu Beach
Look at the way Marine Drive has changed over the years! The drive is a 'C'-shaped six-lane concrete road along the coast. Marine Drive is situated over reclaimed land facing west-south-west. A promenade lies parallel to this road. It is also known as the Queen's Necklace because, if you see at night from an elevated point anywhere along the drive, the street lights resemble a string of pearls in a necklace.
A dog sits unmindful of waves at the Juhu Chowpatty. Juhu Beach is located on the shores of the Arabian Sea. It stretches for six kilometres up to Versova. Juhu beach is a popular tourist attraction and is also a sought after destination for shooting films.
The Kingfisher sailing competition was held in the year 1995-96 at the Girgaum Chowpatty
BMC shift the boulder at Marine Drive to clean the outlet. many Bollywood artists of the 50s era lived along the coast of Marine Drive
Visitors throng at the Juhu beach. Juhu now is a home to many Bollywood celebrities and it is also home to many business elites.
What is beaches without kolis? The Kolis-fisherfolk-of Mumbai are a distinct community.
Manori beach: Manori is a very popular weekend destination among the people of Mumbai. Manori is very popular among cyclists due to is pleasant climate, beautiful surroundings and minimum traffic.
The beaches in Mumbai have always been a spot of attraction for citizens and tourists alike. With time, things have changed. Here are some images of Mumbai beaches that will take you back to the 90s
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