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Destination Details Chennai

 

Destinations » TAMILNADU » Chennai

Chennai Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu is one of the main cities in south India. Chennai has much worth exploring and with the facility of abundant transport operations; accessibility to other parts of the country becomes easy. The thirteen kilometers of marvelous Marina beach that wears a festive look on weekend evenings adds more beauty to the Chennai city. The state secretariat of the St. George Forte in Chennai is a splendid building. The variety of British and French antiques and other commemorations in the museum are popular amongst tourists. The first English church in Chennai, St Mary's Church gives peace to mind and soul. A tour to Chennai would introduce to some of the important places like, the 8th century Parthasarthi temple of the Pallavas dedicated to Lord Krishna and the Kapaleeswarar Temple of Lord Shiva. In Chennai, there are the Guindy National Park and the Snake Park where one can have adventure with lots of fun. Important landmarks in Chennai include the Santhome Cathedral, Birla Planetarium, Elliot Beach, Valluvar Kottam, National Art and Government Museum, Anna Zoological Park, Kalakshetra and the Theosophical Society. Close to the city of Chennai are the port cities of the Pallavas known as Mamallapuram or Mahabalipuram. The crocodile banks, Covelong beach, Muttukkadu, Thirukkalukundram, Vedathangal bird sanctuary are the other places of interest in Chennai. The main festivals of Chennai include the Arubathimoovar festival, in which a colorful procession is carried out thru the streets. Dance festival of Mamallapuram, Kanthuri festival, Pongal and Navratri are the other festivals celebrated in the Chennai city. The cuisine of the city is almost the same as that of the other cities of South India.But the non-vegetarian Chetlinad cuisine is hot, spicy, and delicious.
   
 

How to reach

 
  By Air

By Air

  Madras has two airport terminals situated at Meenambakkam, 15 kms away from the city. Indian airlines operates domestic flights to all important cities also to major international cities.  
  By Rail

By Rail

 
  Madras is an important railhead in south India and has 3 railway stations  
  By Road

By Road

 
  Madras is well connected with major centres in India by road.  
     
 

Places to Visit

 
  Marina beach  
  Marina beach is one of the longest beaches in the world stretches to about 11 kms.  
     
  Kabaleeswar temple  
  This ancient Siva temple is situated off near Mylapore and has typical Dravidian style Gopuras.  
     
  The Art and Bronze Gallery  
  The Art and Bronze Gallery: where one can find few examples of the Tanjore school of painting.  
     
  Snake Park  
  Snake Park: A tour of this fascinating park will reveal that more than 40 species of common snakes besides crocodiles, chameleons, monitor lizards and tortoises can be seen here.  
     
  Fort Museum  
  Fort Museum: It is at Fort St George, the first British fort build around 1653 by the British East India Company. The padlocks, old uniforms, old prints, palanquins, paintings of the governors are displayed here.  
     
     
 
 
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