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About Chennai

Chennai, previously known as Madras, is a city of the southern state of Tamilnadu in India. A major transport hub of the region, it is well linked to the rest of India by bus and train, making it a lesser known but effective jumping-off place for a tour of the subcontinent. A port of entry to India for years, it was also one of the earliest outposts of the British East India Company which established its toehold at Fort George in 1639. A busy, full city, Chennai’s restaurants serve rice based tail cuisine and performances include the native Bharatanatyam dance.

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Marina Beach
3.8/5
29 Reviews
Beach
Marina Beach is situated in Chennai, India. Go south from St. George Fort, cross the bridge over the Goum River and there is the beach. The coast winds its way to the mouth of the Adair. There are many vendors around the beach. It is a beach that the locals love very much. Many people come here during the holidays. It is a good place to relax, travel and spend the vacation.
Fort St. George
3.8/5
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UNESCO World Heritage-Cultural Site  
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Historical Site
Fort St. George is located in Chennai, a seaside city in southern India, and is the glory of Chennai. The name of the castle is named after St. George, who is the saint of England. The castle also includes the Church of the Virgin Mary and the Castle Museum. The Church of the Virgin Mary is a very old Anglican church in India. The church cemetery is also very long in Britain. The castle museum displays a large number of rare items, such as weapons, coins, clothing, medals and some prehistoric ancient weapons, which are very old.
Ananthaa Padmanabha Swaamy Temple
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Kamakshi Amman Temple
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Full-Day Temple Tour of Kanchipuram from Chennai
3/5
1 Reviews
Available for Tomorrow Onwards
FromSGD159.50
Day Trip to Mahabalipuram from Chennai with professional guide and lunch
FromSGD185.90
Private Day Tour: Gingee Fort - Troy Of The East From Chennai
FromSGD571.50
Private Day Tour To Mahabalipuram From Chennai
FromSGD569.90

Chennai Weather

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14 Jul 2020
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15 Jul 2020
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16 Jul 2020
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Friday
17 Jul 2020
27°
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