The gateway to the south and the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu, Chennai is a vibrant metropolitan city that is famous for its old-world charm and modern-day efficiency. Boasting a rich history, Chennai has served as an important administrative, military, and economic centre for many centuries, and had human habitation since the stone age. Chennai is well worth poking around for its museums and temples, savouring deliciously authentic South Indian delicacies or taking a walk along Asia’s longest urban beach– Marina Beach. Chennai is more than just another city, it is a melting pot of tradition and culture, the reverberation of Carnatic music, hymns from the temples, the fragrance of jasmine and the plethora of vivid colors are all whats gives this city its unique identity. Chennai offers a myriad of interesting sights ranging from magnificent temples, churches, and a majestic beach to explore and to get immersed in its rich heritage and culture.
Some of the major attractions in Chennai are Kapaleeswarar Temple, St. Thomas Cathedral Basilica, Marina beach, Fort St. George, High court building & Flower Market at Old Madras.