Best tourists Attractions of Chennai
Chennai is not only about superstars , hot weather and idli sambars. It is a huge economic, cultural and tourist centers in south India. It is popularly visited by tourists around the globe. Additionally, Chennai is rated as the safest city in the county and has the largest collection of unique and elegant heritage buildings, beaches, monuments.
Marina Beach is a natural beach, flowing along the bay of Bengal gracefully, it is the longest natural beach in India and is stretched out to a distance of 13 km. Additionally, it is the second largest beach in the world. Every day the beach is crowded with more than 30000 visitors. The beach has statues of political leaders like Anna, MGR, Gandhi etc. you can enjoy the mesmerizing landscape and picturesque sight. You can also walk in the shoes and enjoy a cool breezy walk with your kids and family. Fill your tummy with appetizing sundals, bajjis, fish fries. The place has fun-filled games for kids like toy gun shooting,
throwing balls etc. Don't forget to bring in your beach bucket to build a sand castle with kids.
1.Carry sunscreen lotion , water bottles and sunglasses to safeguard yourself from the sun.
2. Carry an additional pair of clothes for your kids, but swimming is not allowed in the sea and it can be dangerous due to the tides.
2. Marundeeswarar Temple
Marundeeswarar Temple is a Shiva temple located in Tiruvanmiyur. Lord Shiva is praised as God of Medicines. The temple was build in back 7th – 8th century by the Chola Kingdom. The place is worshiped by people with the disease and all who face various health issues. The devotees are given prasadam, made our ash, water, and milk. It is believed that it cures all the ailments of the individual. The temple remains open from 9am to 8 pm. There is no entry fee.
1. Keep the temple area clean and avoid speaking on the mobile phone.
2. Taking pictures are not allowed inside the temple premises.
3. MGR Film City
MGR Film City was built in the year 1944 as a beautiful structure in the loving memory of the beloved actor and leader MG Ramachandran. The place is located at Taramani and covers approximately 70 acres of land. It is an very popular tourist hub to catch a glimpse of a popular Tamil actor and directors. There is a film school, indoor and outdoor shooting location, a real-life replica of the village and urban areas, divine places, post office, police station, prison, gardens etc where Kollywood shoots take place.
1. Don’t forget to take your camera. Click lovely pictures and create memories.
4. Arignar Anna Zoological Park
It is a prominent picnic spot in Vandalur and loved by kids. it is a beautiful place where you can discover lots of flora and fauna. The zoo is located at a distance of 32 km from Chennai and is one of the largest zoos in entire South East Asia. The place is a hub for different species of animals like brown bear, lion, tiger, elephant, king cobra, python, viper.There is also a little Jurassic part which kids love. Apart from that kid can take joyful Elephant rides.
1. Avoid feeding anytime to animals as it can hurt them and is also not safe your you.
2. Smoking and drinking alcohol are strictly not allowed inside the park.
5. Valluvar Kottam
Valluvar Kottam is magnificent temple chariot like-monument which is built to honor Thiruvalluvar, he is a famous classical Tamil poet and saint. Thiruvalluvar is the creator Thirukkurals, it is one of the best works of Tamil literature.Valluvar Kottam is famous for its architecture, creative layouts and a perfect destination to click pictures.
1. avoid visiting the place during noon, the temperature can make the experience worst.
2. The best time to visit Valluvar Kottam is during evening and morning hours, preferably before 10 am.