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Marine Drive in Lucknow

Gomti Nagar an IT and commercial hub, is a well-planned locale in Lucknow. This place is punctuated with residential and commercial buildings. Since it is on the embankment of the Gomti river which flows along the city, the whole milieu is picturesque and appealing. It has many recreational parks, and lures people immaterial of their age. This place is well connected through railway, buses. Commuting within this space is not a major ordeal since local taxis, autos and rickshaws are in plenty.

marine drive

The Marine Drive, a magnificent and spectacular strip along the Gomti river, is impressive. It is a favourite hangout zone for the younger lot. In the evening, one can see many locals and tourists strolling along the place. The cold breeze, the mesmerising scenic beauty is beyond doubt catching up as a favoured zone.

Lucknow Marine Drive Route

One is certainly thrilled to watch a group of bikers who zoom past in patterns. Owing to its long stretch, many passionate bikers have been trying out stunts, little aware about the wonder called ‘LIFE’. The pathways have garden benches, for visitors to just sit, relax and enjoy the beauty around.

Sunseting view in Gomti Nagar

The sunset at Marine drive brings out the exceptional scenic splendour of this place. There are many residential flats at this stretch whose USP remains the view it offers. The whole stretch has got ornamental plants, along the pathway. As the darkness takes over, this place dazzles with the brilliance of lights dotted all along the drive way. The night comes to life with the young crowd partying, music, one can also see a of momentous occasions like birthdays being celebrated too.

Gomti Musical Fountain Park

Just a kilometre away is the Gomti Musical fountain Park. This place is famous for its musical and dancing fountain show. It is worth watching the fountain change colours and dance to the rhythmic numbers. It has been a crowd puller. The show is between 7.30 pm to 9.00 pm while the park is open from 11.00 am to 9.00 pm.

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The Dr. Bheem Rao Ambedkar park a place with exquisite plan, it has massive stone sculptures, the 18-feet-high four-faced Buddha statue made of white marble is ornate to the truest sense. The statues here are almost life like, such is the detailing. The sprawling lush green gardens appeal to the sore eyes, a much awaited reprieve from the concrete jungles we live in. The banks of the river is beautified, and lined with garden benches, aesthetically placed.

Marine Driving Route

A drive through around this locale is an experience in itself, with breath-taking architecture, high raise buildings and imposing roads. It meets up with the global standards in terms of the well thought-out and executed development. The Government has expended billions of money to build this zone.
There are many malls and multiplexes the Marine Drive in Lucknow, few of them being the River Side Mall, East End Mall and Fun Republic. Many hotels and restaurants also making your dining experience memorable, few of them being Tunday Kababi where you can try out the kebabs Lucknow is famous for, Mc Donalds and Pizza Hut, and the famous Taj Hotel.

Next time you are in Lucknow, make sure to take a stroll through the grand marine drive. This flamboyant stretch along the river is set to leave you spell bound.

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