Chowpatty Beach in Mumbai

Chowpatty Beach Overview

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One of Mumbai's star attractions, Chowpatty Beach is located on the northern side of Marine Drive. Officially known as Girgaum Chowpatty, this public beach serves as a favourite picnic spot among locals and tourists. Lapped by the waters of the Arabian Sea, this beach is perfect for spending moments of repose with friends and family.

Chowpatty Beach has been an important centre for many celebrations over the years, including Ganesh Chaturthi. During this festival, thousands of devotees gather at the beach to participate in the immersions of the Lord Ganapati idols in the Arabian Sea. Another popular festival that is held here is Ramlila, which lasts for a period of 10 days. Processions, energetic dance performances and beating of the drums are an integral part of this festival.

The beach is lined with many restaurants and street vendors, where you can savour street food like bhelpuri, pao bhaji, sev puri, batata puri, fresh green tender coconuts and chaat. This place offers many leisure opportunities to visitors of all ages. Take a barefoot stroll on the golden sands or admire the sunrise and sunset sitting as you laze around on the beachfront.

  • Photo Opp

    Chowpatty Beach is a beautiful place to click candid pictures of yourself and your loved ones. You can capture some amazing shots at the time of sunrise and sunset.
  • For Kids

    It is an excellent place for children where they can enjoy different rides and food. From Ferris Wheels to merry-go-rounds, pony rides and monkey shows, there are many fun activities for kids to enjoy at the beach.

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Location

Marine Drive, Girgaon, Mumbai, 400007, Maharashtra