September 17, 2021

8 Best Places to Visit in Chennai

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Top Tourist Attractions in Chennai

Chennai is the capital of Tamil Nadu, which is located on the Bay of Bengal in eastern India. Fort St. George, which was erected in 1644 and is now a museum, depicts the city’s history as a British military stronghold and East India Company commercial station when it was known as Madras. Kapaleeshwarar Temple, which is decorated with carved and painted gods, and St. Mary’s, a 17th-century Anglican church, are also religious landmarks. Chennai, formerly known as Madras, is the largest cultural and commercial centre in the southern United States. Several Hindu temples, churches, and museums may be found in the city. Chennai offers it everything for visitors, from its white-sand beaches to its delectable cuisine.

Best Places to Visit in Chennai

  1. Marina Beach
  2. Government Museum
  3. Art Gallery Main
  4. Fort St. George
  5. St Mary’s Church
  6. Wellesley House
  7. Namakkal Kavingyar Maaligai
  8. Valluvar Kottam

Best Time to Visit in Chennai


How to Reach Chennai

By Air

The Chennai International Airport is 7 kilometres from the city centre.

By Train

Chennai has two major railway stations. The city’s biggest station, Chennai Central, connects to other major cities as well as numerous smaller towns around India, whilst Chennai Egmore connects to destinations mostly inside Tamil Nadu.

By Road

The Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminal (CMBT) is one of Asia’s largest bus stations, with connections to all of Tamil Nadu’s main cities.

Animesh Sharma

Animesh Sharma loves to travel to domestic and international places. He likes to explore unexplored and offbeat travel places in India and abroad.

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