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Chennai Travel Guide

A present-day metropolis with a clear apparent horizon Chennai, capital of Tamil Nadu in India and situated in Coromandel Coast, is a cultured, elegant and civilized city and is popularly conceived as the Gateway to the Indian subcontinent of South India. Earlier it was known as Madras. The people of north India generally perceives that the entire south Indians as 'Madrasis', so much was the influence of Madras in Indian culture.

Chennai, 350-year-old continuing much of its traditional charm and heritage, is a popular destination where the landscape of the past blends effortlessly with recent history. In Chennai, one can see long busy sandy beaches, parks, sculptures and historic landmarks. The city of Chennai is a vivacious, dynamic city ever growing, evolving, expanding and changing in accordance with modern period every year. Chennai has in its account some nice places to offer for shopping. In fact, Chennai is a Customer's delight. There are a lot of tourist places and shops worth visiting.

Here conventional art forms like dance and music are the way of life and it grows trains and flourishes marvelously. Vulnerability in classical music mainly Carnatic, vocal as well as instrumental, and the exhibition and creativity of the enforcing Bharatnatyam dance are followed with enthusiasm. It is not a curiosity if one could find a school of dance and music in nearly every part of the city.

The lovingness of the hospitality of Tamil culture is well popular the world over. Generally, early waking up and comprehension of religious rites into the day-to-day living is part of life. The thresholds are decorated with kolam - patterns made from rice powder or white stone powder for decorative as well as religious purposes. It is accustomed to celebrate the several religious festivals with pomp and show. Chennai is a genuine mixture of various cultures; Chennai has some charming monuments, temples, mosques and churches dating back to many centuries. It is a Tourists' paradise, with a lot of attractions and vibrant activities all around the city.


Nizhal Thangal

St George's Cathedral

Parthasarathy Temple

St Mary's Church

Periaapaalayath Amman Temple

St Peters & St Paul Orthodox Chapel

Annai Velankani Church

St Thomas Orthodox Cathedral

Subramanya Bharathi Museum

Puttaparthi Sairam Temple Sundaram

Theosophical Society

Qurasani Mosque

The Weaver's Centre

Raghavendra Temple

Thirumalai Thirupathi Devasthanam Temple

Luz Church

Ratnagirishwarar Temple

Thousand Lights Mosque

Madhya Kailash Temple

Ripon Building

Vadapalani Murugan Temple

Madras High Court

Rukmini Devi Museum

Valluvar Kottam

Madras Museum

Santhome Cathedral Basilica

Varasidi Vinayakar Temple

Marina Beach

Second Avenue

VGP Golden Beach

Marundeeswarar Temple

Shirdi Sai Temple

Visvaroopa Baktha Anjaneyaar Temple

MGM Dizzee World

Shirdi Sai Temple

Vivekananda House

MGR Film City

Sringeri Saradha Peetam Temple

Wallajah Mosque

Mundakaneeyaman Temple

Sri Santhana Srinivasa Perumal Temple

When to Go

Museum Theatre

Sri Uttara Guruvayurappan Temple

How To Reach

National Art Gallery

St Andrew's Kirk Cathedral

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