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(Also known as Madras )

Tamil Nadu | India
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Chennai is categorised as Business and Transit


Marina Beach Promenade - Photo Courtesy Kamrajar Salai
Fisherman Andhra House (Photo Courtesy: Divya and Deepak)
St Andrews Church Chennai (Photo Courtesy: PlaneMad)
Tada Falls (Photo Courtesy: Shmilyshy)
A rocket model at the Science Park (Photo Courtesy: Googlesuresh)
Crane used in Railways (Photo Courtesy: Destination8infinity)
Our Lady of Lourdes (Photo Courtesy: PlaneMad)
Guidy National Park Entrance (Photo Courtesy: abhidg)
War Memorial Chennai (Photo Courtesy: PlaneMad)
Kumaran Kundram (Photo Courtesy: Kggouthaman)
Spotted Pelican (Photo Courtesy: McKay Savage)
Bears at the Park (Photo Courtesy: Challengethelimits)
MGM World (Photo Courtesy: Sankar Pandian)
Govt Museum Chennai (Photo Courtesy: L.vivian.richard)
Armenian Church (Photo Courtesy: Svs99n)
Marina Beach (Photo Courtesy: Prateek Karandikar)
Cable Car at the Park (Photo Courtesy: Vijay5050)
Sri Ramakrishna Math (Photo Courtesy: Bernard Gagnon)
Lord Jagannath Temple (Photo Courtesy: Ranjan Kumar Panigrahi)
Cholamandalam Artist Village (Photo Courtesy: Destination8infinity)
Vadalapani Murugan Temple (Photo Courtesy: L.vivian.richard)
Anna Centenary Library (Photo Courtesy: Sankar.s)
San Thome Basillica (Photo Courtesy: PlaneMad)
Sri Parthasarthy Temple (Photo Courtesy: Mohan Krishnan)
Kapaleeshwarar Temple (Photo Courtesy: Mohan Krishnan)
Marina Beach
Crocodile Bank (Nivalink Trip Dated - 2 May 2009)

Reasons to Visit
  • Located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal, Chennai is a metro city of India and the largest in South India.
  • Chennai's economy has a broad industrial base in the car, technology, hardware manufacturing, and healthcare industries.
  • The city is India's second largest exporter of software, information technology (IT) and information-technology-enabled services (ITES).
  • Chennai is a gateway for guests from South East Asian (Malaysia, Singapore etc.) and SAARC (Srilanka etc.) countries to visit destinations in South India.
  • Chennai is a major railhead and Airport and has connectivity with almost all major cities in India.
  • Chennai is known for its classical dance (Bharatanatyam originated in Tamil Nadu) shows and Hindu temples.
  • Chennai is access point for destinations of South India / Andamans for an International traveller.
  • Old city area of Mylapore is where heritage walks are conducted which would interest an experiential traveller
Know It
  • Chennai is a metro-city like any other when it comes to traffic and population density. Leisure tourists typically use Chennai as access point and move immediately to nearby quieter destinations like Kancheepuram or Mahabalipuram or stay for a night before moving on.
Recommendations
  • Destinations offering Heritage Walks in India"Chennai offers many thematic trains along the exploration lines of old city craft, Colonial heritage, Rural heritage etc. "
  • Port Cities of India"Chennai Port is the second largest port of India after Mumbai and the largest port in the Bay of Bengal"
  • Airports and Access Points for Destinations in Tamilnadu and Pondichery"Chennai Airport and Railway Stations are popular arrival point for many Tamil Nadu Itineraries and nearby getaways of Mahabalipuram, Kanchipuram and Pondicherry. "
  • Popular International Traveller Hubs in India"Arrival Hub for International travellers into India for Heritage destinations of Tamil Nadu and Tirupati Balaji Temple. International travellers use Chennai for as a transit base before heading towards Andaman Islands"
  • Metro and Major Cities in India"Chennai is gateway to heritage circuit of Chennai. Chennai is home to many heritage walks and around Chennai there are many day visit areas such as Kanchipuram (Temples, Craft), Pulicat Lake (Bird watching), Mahabalipuram (Beach, UNESCO heritage temples, Craft centre, Crocodile park, Theme Park). Chennai is a major IT/ITES and Manufacturing hub of South India and therefore frequented by business travellers."
Access Information

Chennai has 55 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

CategoryCount
Mid-segment9
Premium32
Luxury14
Type of HotelsCount
Hotel54
Self Catering1

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1 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Chennai

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Short Break (4-6 nights)1

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Short Break

  • Aarupadaiveedu Circuit - Six Abodes of Lord Murugan (4 Nights)

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Chennai has 22 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Airport Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Chennai Airport and Chennai OutskirtsRs. 1778
Pickup/Drop between Chennai Airport and MahabalipuramRs. 3778

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Day visit Chennai to Kanchipuram and backRs. 3778
Day visit Chennai to Pondicherry and backRs. 3778
Day visit Chennai to Tiruttani and backRs. 3778
Half Day Chennai Sightseeing and backRs. 1778
Mahabalipuram Day visit and backRs. 3778
Pulicat Lake Day visit and backRs. 3778

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Chennai and Drop to ChengalpattuRs. 3778
Pickup from Chennai and Drop to KanchipuramRs. 3778
Pickup from Chennai and Drop to KaraikalRs. 7223
Pickup from Chennai and Drop to PondicherryRs. 6112
Pickup from Chennai and Drop to RanipetRs. 4389
Pickup from Chennai and Drop to TirupatiRs. 7584
Pickup from Chennai and Drop to TiruttaniRs. 3778
Pickup from Chennai and Drop to TiruvannamalaiRs. 6945
Pickup from Chennai and Drop to TranquebarRs. 8056
Pickup from Chennai and Drop to VelloreRs. 5123

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Chennai Central Railway Station and Chennai OutskirtsRs. 1778
Pickup/Drop between Chennai Central Railway Station and MahabalipuramRs. 3778
Pickup/Drop between Chennai Egmore Railway Station and Chennai OutskirtsRs. 1778
Pickup/Drop between Chennai Egmore Railway Station and MahabalipuramRs. 3778

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Chennai has 20 Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.

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Experience12
Guide Services2
Walking Tours6

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List of Service Add Ons for Chennai

Experience

Services Rates Starting From
A day in the CountrysideRs. 10000
A Spicy Trail through Colonial ChennaiRs. 12000
A Trail Full of SpicesRs. 8500
A Trail through Chennai’s CultureRs. 8500
A Trail through Chennai’s dance sagaRs. 9000
A Trail through Colonial EraRs. 5500
A Trail through South Indian CultureRs. 8000
A Trail through the History of ChennaiRs. 6000
History, Dance and Bazaar TrailRs. 13000
Spice and History TrailRs. 12000
Trail through Chennai’s Culture and CuisineRs. 10000
Trail through Chennai’s History, Customs and Dance FormRs. 13000

Guide Services

Services Rates Starting From
Audio Guide for ChennaiRs. 250
Audio Guide for MahabalipuramRs. 250

Walking Tours

Services Rates Starting From
A Trail full of MysteriesRs. 3500
A Trail of JewelsRs. 5000
A walk through MylaporeRs. 3500
The Bazaars of GeorgetownRs. 3500
Walk through Chennai’s Christian HistoryRs. 3500
Walk through Colonial ChennaiRs. 3500

5 Travel Ideas listed for Chennai. Click here for reviewing them.

Destination Ideas

  • Aarupadai Veedu – Six Abodes of Lord Murugan
  • Bird Watching in Pulicat Lake
  • East Coast Road (ECR) Experience
  • Heritage walks and exploration through Storytrails
  • Mahabalipuram Heritage Getaway

For expert insights and recommendations - email to expert@nivalink.co.in

  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Government Museum (1851) known as Madras Museum, is one of the oldest and largest in India. It is particularly rich in archaeological and numismatic collections. It has a large collection of Roman antiquities.
    Museum
    Archeological Museum, Heritage Museum
    2
    The Parthasarathy Temple is an 8th century Lord Lrishna temple and one of the 108 Divya Desam temples. The Parthasarathy Temple is one of the oldest temples in Chennai.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Divya Desam
    3
    St. Andrews Church in Egmore is a Protestant church built to serve the Scottish community in Chennai in early 19th century. It is still one of the impressive structures of the area.
    Church
    Protestant Churches
    3

    Sri Ramakrishna Math at Chennai is the first branch center of the Ramakrishna Order in Southern India setup in 1897 by Swami Ramakrishnananda, one of the direct disciples of Ramakrishna. Sri Ramakrishna Math is a centre for sprituality and visited its disciples all over the world.

    Institute
    Spirituality
    4
    Marina Beach is an urban beach in Chennai overlooking Bay of Bengal and is reportedly second longest beach in the world running an incredibly 13 kms. Its a popular hangout place for locals and tourists.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
    5
    125 year old traditional style temple of Lord Murugan right in middle of Chennai in Vadapalani area.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Murugan
    5
    San Thome Basilica is a Roman Catholic minor basilica in Chennai built in the 16th century by Portuguese and rebuilt again with the status of a cathedral by the British in 1893. It was designed in Neo-Gothic style and even today is one of the most impressive structures in Chennai.
    Church
    Portuguese Church, Roman Catholic Church
    6
    The Kalikambal Temple is an ancient Hindu temple in Georgetown area dedicated to Goddess Kamakshi and Lord Kamateswarar
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple
    6
    It is a bustling commercial area of the city and a range of wholesale markets are located here. Sowcarpet is one of the oldest neighborhoods of the city with narrow streets and vintage buildings.
    Shopping
    Old City
    7
    One of the largest libraries in India and perhaps Asia. A centralized air-conditioned library spread over 375,000 sq. ft built over 8 floors. It hosts five lakhs books covering wide range of subjects to serve the information needs of the public, academic and corporate community.
    Institute
    Library
    7
    Cholamandal Artists Village is the largest artists commune in India. Their work is reguarly shown in galleries across the country and few even abroad. it has over a dozen resident painters and sculptors who also run the Artists Handicrafts Association, a cooperative which manages the village and sale of works through the permanent exhibition at the complex which includes paintings, sketches, terra-cotta/stone/metal sculptures, batiks and handicrafts etc. made by the artists living the village.
    Arts Crafts Culture
    Craft Village, Art Gallery
    9
    Guidy National Park is spread over 3 sq km and home to 400 blackbucks, 2,000 spotted deers, 24 jackals, a wide variety of snakes, geckos, tortoises and over 130 species of birds, over 60 species of butterflies and spiders each, a wealth of different invertebrates. This is a popular visit option for families with kids.
    Zoo
    Nature Park
    9
    Railway Museum in Chennai has steam locomotives, ooty heritage train coaches and several other British Raj coaches / engines in display.
    Museum
    Rail Museum
    9
    B. M. Birla Planetarium is a large planetarium in Chennai having shows on a specially perforated hemispherical aluminium inner dome. It is located in the Periyar Science and Technology Centre campus which houses eight galleries, namely, Physical Science, Electronics and Communication, Energy, Life Science, Innovation, Transport, International Dolls and Children and Materials Science, (ICF)
    Museum, Institute
    Planetarium, Science Museum
    9
    The Armenian Church, Chennai is an 18th century monument and one of the oldest churches in India. It is renowned for its bell tower of six bells.
    Church
    Roman Catholic Church
    9
    Huddleston Gardens is spread over 260 acres and is home to migratory birds, fruit bats, snakes, jackals, wild cats, mongooses, hares and a variety of spider. Trees include the rare mahogany and other trees from across the globe. The garden also has a 450-year-old banyan tree with roots covering incredible 60,000 sq m
    Gardens, Natural Wonders
    Tree, Eco Park
    10
    Anantha Padmanabha Swamy Temple is a traditional Lord Vishnu temple in Adyar area of Chennai.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Vishnu
    10
    Guindy snake park is situated right next to Guindy National park complex and is home to a wide range of snakes such as adders, pythons, vipers, cobras and other reptiles.
    Zoo
    Snake Farm
    10
    The Varasiddhi Vinayakar Temple is a renowned Lord Ganesha temple in Besant Nagar near the Beach.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Ganesha
    11
    Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine at Perambur is a 100+ year old replica of the Basilica at Lourdes in France.
    Church
    Roman Catholic Church
    11
    St. Thomas Mount is 17th century church set on a small hillock in Guindy area close to Chennai International Airport. Syrian Christians of India trace the origin of their church to the Apostle of St.Thomas, understood to have attained martyrdom here in Chennai. A shrine dedicated to Our Lady of Expectation (Mother Mary) was built in 1523 on top of the mount where it is believed that the altar of this shrine was built on the spot where St.Thomas death may have occurred
    Church
    Syrian Catholic
    12
    Madras War Cemetery is a war cemetery and a memorial created to receive Second World War graves. The cemetery contains 856 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War.
    Historic Site
    War Cemetaries
    15
    Kapaleeshwarar Temple is a 7th century Lord Shiva temple in Mylapore area and an example of Dravidian architecture. Kapaleeshwarar Temple is one of the most visited ancient temples in Chennai.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    16
    Saibaba Temple at Mylapore is a well visited temple in Mylapore area. Locals as well as pilgrim tourists arrive here in large numbers on Thursdays and weekends.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Saibaba
    16
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    VGP Universal Kingdom is a amusement park / waterpark on outskirts of Chennai on ECR nearVGP beach. The park is built for children, youngsters and families offering several rides for a half or full day programme.
    Theme Parks
    Waterpark, Amusement Park
    20
    Lord Murugan temple just off NH-32 at half an hour drive from Chennai, situated on a hilltop offering excellent views of the area. Special Pujas are coducted on Fridays.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Murugan
    21
    The Jagannath Temple is located in Kanathur just off ECR on outskirts of Chennai. The Jagannath Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu as Jagannath and having a similar attributes as the renowned Jagannath Puri temple in Orissa.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Jagannath
    25
    Dakshinachitra is a Craft village on east coast road where one can purchase authentic handcrafts from artisans.
    Arts Crafts Culture
    Craft Village
    30
    Arignar Anna Zoological Park (also known as the Vandalur Zoo founded in 1855) is the first public zoo in India. It is spread over 1,490 acres of area including 220+ acres for rescue and rehabilitation centre. The park is the largest zoological garden in India. The zoo houses 2,500+ species of flora and fauna including 1,500+ species of wildlife, birds, reptiles, amphibians, insects etc.
    Zoo
    Nature Park
    31
    Muttukadu Lake is a scenic spot in backwaters for tourists. Here boat house is set up and boating is offered to guests.
    Rides
    Boating
    35
    The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology (MCBT) is a reptile zoo and herpetology research station on outskirts of Chennai and is the first crocodile breeding centre in Asia. It was established with the aim of saving three Indian endangered species of crocodile, the marsh crocodile, the saltwater crocodile and the Gharial (Alligator). The CrocBank grounds are covered by coastal dune forest providing a haven for native wildlife, including large breeding colonies of water birds and a secure nesting beach for Olive Ridley sea turtles. The centre is the biggest crocodile sanctuary in India and is home to over 5000 crocodiles.
    Zoo
    Crocodile Bank
    40
    Pulicat Lake Bird Sanctuary is a famous 481 kms Protected area on Tamilnadu - Andhra Pradesh border. Pulicat Lake is the second largest brackish-water eco-system in India after Chilka lake in Orissa and renowned for its population of Greater Flamingos in Winter.
    Activity
    Bird Watching
    55
    Vallam Reserve Forest lies at a short distance from Chengalpattu and is renowned for its Birds, Ambhibians, Leopards and reptlies.
    Activity
    Walking, Bird Watching
    59
    Mahabalipuram is home to 7th - 9th century monuments of Pallava kingdom which are now a designated UNESCO world heritage site. The monuments include Rock Temple, Lord Vishnu Temple, Arjuna Penance, Varaha Cave temple. Its a popular stopover on inbound heritage circuit and day visited from chennai.
    Heritage Site
    UNESCO Heritage Site, Heritage Temple
    60
    Varadharaja Perumal Temple is a renowned Lord Vishnu temple in Kanchipuram and is one of the 108 Divya Desams, temples of Vishnu believed to have been visited by the 12 poet saints or Alwars.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Vishnu, Divya Desam
    62
    Tada is a relatively little known tourist destination. It is known for its waterfall (Locally called as Ubbalamadugu Falls), hillocks and greenery. It is ideal for hiking, trekking and picnics. The distance from Chennai is about 2 hours and therefore best visited alongwith Pulicat lake as part of a day trip.
    Natural Wonders
    Waterfall
    82
    Tiruthani Murugan temple is located at Thiruttani on a hill having 365 steps.It is one of the Arupadaiveedu, the six holy abodes of Lord Murugan.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Murugan
    84
    Sri Kalahasti Temple is a 500 year old temple and one of the important ancient Shiva Kshetras (Shiva Temples) of Southern India and popularly known as Dakshina Kailasam. Srikalahasti is popularly known as "Dakshina Kaashi". The area is also the origin of the popular textile painting art called kalamkari. It is a major pilgrim centre in itself and thousands of pilgrims visits the temple to have darshan of the almighty Sri Kalahasteeswara and Sri Gnanaprasunambika Devi
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    120
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Queensland is an Amusement cum waterpark spread over 70 acres offering water rides and amusement options.
    Theme Parks
    Waterpark, Amusement Park
    27
    MGM World is an amusement park at 30 kms from Chennai on ECR at Muttukadu area. MGM is one of the oldest and most renowned amusement parks in Chennai.
    Theme Parks
    Amusement Park
    30

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Average Day / Night Temperature of Chennai,Tamil Nadu,India

January
29°C / 24°C
February
30°C / 24°C
March
33°C / 25°C
April
35°C / 28°C
May
37°C / 30°C
June
36°C / 29°C
July
36°C / 29°C
August
35°C / 28°C
September
35°C / 27°C
October
32°C / 27°C
November
31°C / 25°C
December
29°C / 25°C

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Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Airport13 kms from T Nagar, Airport is home to couple of luxury hotels that are good for transit travellersTransit3
EgmoreCity Centre area next to the Egmore railway station at 20 kms from Airport.Business2
KirpaukOne of the first commercial areas to arrive to entering from Bangalore, at 8 kms from T Nagar and 15 kms from AirportBusiness2
Mount RoadAnna Salai formerly known as Mount Road, is an arterial road in Chennai, home to many offices and situated at 8 kms from Airport.Business11
MylaporeMylapore at 3 kms from Marina beach is one of the oldest residential parts of the city and visited for 7th century Kapaleeshwarar Temple and Ramakrishna Math. Business2
NungambakkamCommercial heart of Chennai and around with US Embassy is situated.at 15 kms from AirportBusiness/Holiday4
Old Mahabalipuram RoadHub of new IT / ITES companies that have come up 15 kms from Airport and 10 kms from T NagarBusiness7
Ponamalle High RoadSituated right at the edge of the city and first point of arrival while arriving from Bangalore / Tirupati at 15 kms from AirportBusiness3
T NagarRenowned commercial area with hotels, restaurants, malls and shopping centres.Business/Holiday7
VadalapaniSituated in Western part of Chennai, between Ponamalle High Road and airport at about 10 kms from Airport. It is known for its film studios and the Vadapalani Andavar Temple.Business3
ECR - East Coast roadEast Coast road is a coastal road. one that links Chennai - Pondicherry via Mahabalipuram. Getaway-
AdyarAdyar is an area in South East of Chennai, part of which overlooks the Bay of bengal. Adyar is renowned being home to The Leela Palace Chennai, only seafacing luxury hotel in ChennaiTransit/Business5
VelacheryVelachery is an area set around Governer's house and Guindy National ParkBusiness4
EgatturEgattur is set at about 50 kms from Chennai and Kanchipuram where SIPCOT industrial area is located.Business1
Landmark NameDescriptionLandmark Type
Adyar Cancer InstituteAdyar Cancer Institute is a cancer speciality hospital. This hospital has 423 beds. This hospital was built in June 1954. Hospital
Ampa SkywalkAmpa Skywalk is located on Poonamallee High Road. This mall was opened in 28 September 2009 and is owned by Ampa Housing Development Pvt. Ltd. This mall has different stores, food court and a 7 screen multiplex. Shopping Malls
Apollo Hospital ChennaiApollo hospital was established in 1983. This hospital is a multi-speciality hospital and has over 60 departments. This hospital is the flagship hospital of the Apollo Group.Hospital
Bergamo MallBergamo is located in Nungambakkam area in Chennai. This mall was opened in August 2012. It is considered to be the first luxury mall of Chennai.Shopping Malls
Chandra MallChandra Mall is located in Virugambakkam, Chennai. This mall was opened in April 9, 2011 and belongs to Chandra Builders. Shopping Malls
Chennai Central Railway stationChennai Central Railway Station is the main railway station of Chennai. It lies in Southern Railway Zone and is the headquarters of southern railway. This station has 15 Platforms and was established in the year 1873. Railway Station
Chennai Citi CentreChennai Citi Centre is located at Mylapore area in Chennai. This mall was opened in March 3, 2006. This mall has over 400 shops and around 100 dining options.Shopping Malls
Chennai Egmore Railway StationChennai Egmore Railway Station is one of the two important stations of Chennai City. This station has 11 platforms and was opened in 1908.Railway Station
Chennai International AirportChennai International Airport is the Third Busiest Airport of India and has 2 Terminals - Anna International terminal which handles International Flights and the Kamaraj Domestic terminal which handles Domestic Flights.Airport
Chettinad Super Speciality HospitalChettinad Super speciality Hospital is located in Kelambakkam area. This hospital has over 150 beds and is equipped with all ultra modern equipments.Hospital
Coromandel PlazaCoromandel Plaza is located in Navalur area of Chennai. It is the first mall on the Old Mahabalipuram Road.Shopping Malls
Doveton HouseDoveton House was built by Benjamin Roebeck in the year 1798.Others
Elliot BeachElliot Beach is located in Besant Nagar. This beach is named after former Governor of Madras, Edward Elliot.Tourist Attraction
Express AvenueExpress Avenue Mall is located in Royapettah area of Chennai. This mall was opened in 26 March 2010 and belongs to Express Infrastructure which is a subsidiary of The Indian Express Group. This mall has largest gaming arcade in South India and houses over 210 stores.Shopping Malls
Fortis Malar HospitalFortis Malar Hospital was established in 1992 is located in Adyar area of Chennai. This hospital was formerly known as Malar Hospital. This hospital is a 180 bedded super-speciality hospital.Hospital
Gandhi StatueGandhi Statue is located marina beach which is one of the prime location of Chennai city.Others
Government General HospitalGovernment General Hospital is also known as Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital. This hospital has 3,000 beds and is managed by the Tamil Nadu state government. This hospital was started in 1664.Hospital
Hindu Mission HospitalHindu Mission Hospital is a 220 bedded multi-specialty hospital. This hospital was opened in Dec 1982. This hospital is located on National Highway in Tambaram area. Hospital
Kapaleeshwarar TempleKapaleeshwarar Temple is located in Mylapore. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Pilgrimage
Light HouseLight House is a famous landmark on the Marina Beach in Chennai. This light house was opened in January 1977. Others
Madras Medical MissionMadras Medical Mission(MMM) is a 256 bedded super speciality hospital. Hospital
Marina BeachMarina Beach is a natural urban beach in the Chennai. This beach is the longest natural urban beach in the country of 13kms stretch. Tourist Attraction
MGR Film CityM.G.R film city is located in Taramani area. This film city was established in 1994. This city was named after late Chief Minister M. G. Ramachandran.Tourist Attraction
MIOT HospitalThe Madras Institute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (MIOT) is a 500 bedded multi-speciality hospital located in Manapakkam. The hospital was founded in February 1999 by P. V. A. Mohandas. Hospital
Parthasarathy TempleParthasarathy Temple is located at Triplicane area. This temple is dedicated to God Krishna. Pilgrimage
Phoenix Market City ChennaiPhoenix Market City mall was developed by Phoenix Mills Limited and inaugurated in the year 2013. This mall is located in Velachery main road. It houses more than 250 stores.Shopping Malls
Pondy BazaarPondy Bazaar is also known as Soundarapandian Angadi which is the market area located in T. Nagar.Others
Ramee MallRamee Group is located in Anna Salai at Teynampet. This was built in in March 2012 and belongs to Dubai-based Ramee group.Shopping Malls
Ripon BuildingRipon Building is the headquarters of Chennai Corporation. This was built in 1913. This building is located near the Chennai Central Railway Station.Others
Sir Ivan Stedeford HospitalSir Ivan Stedeford Hospital is a 200 bedded multi-speciality hospital. This hospital was established in 1966 and is located on the Avadi - Ambattur Trunk Road.Hospital
Spectrum MallSpectrum Mall was formerly known as Grand Venus Mall. The mall is located in Perambur area. This was the first mall built in North Chennai. This mall was developed by Ganga Foundations.Shopping Malls
Sri Ramachandra Medical CentreSri Ramachandra Medical Centre is a multi-speciality hospital with 692 beds & 171 Intensive care units. This hospital was inaugurated in 1985. Hospital
St. George's CathedralSt. George’s Cathedral was built in 1815. This was previously known as Church of England.Pilgrimage
Sundaram Medical FoundationSundaram Medical Foundation was founded in 1994 by the late Dr. Santhanam Rangarajan. This hospital is a multi-speciality hospital located in Anna Nagar.Hospital
The Forum VijayaForum Vijaya Mall is located in Vadapalani, Chennai. This mall was inaugurated in 2013 and belongs to Prestige Group.Shopping Malls
The Rajiv Gandhi MemorialThe Rajiv Gandhi Memorial is dedicated to former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and is built where he was assassinated at Sriperumbudur, India.Others
The Victoria Public HallVictoria Public Hall was built in 1888. This hall now belongs to Corporation of Chennai.Others
Airport in Chennai
  • Anna International Airport ( MAA ) , Chennai
Railway Stations in Chennai
  • Chennai Beach ( MSB ), Chennai
  • Chennai Central ( MAS ), Chennai
  • Chennai Egmore ( MS ), Chennai
Recommended travel connections to Chennai from Major Cities.

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