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.

1.Marina Beach

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.

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29 Responses

  1. PoojaB says:

    I feel like visiting this place after a great review.

  2. Sonali Sonawane says:

    Thanks for sharing information about Chennai city, it’s very helpful.

  3. Loved the compilation of best places. Kinda handy info when I visit Chennai 🙂

  4. Ishieta says:

    lovely post… I have been to Chennai, however, except for the beach didn’t manage to visit anywhere, because frankly, we didn’t know about them. Hope to visit these on our next trip.

  5. Sinduja says:

    Great list… do add some more… There is hardly few sites that throw lights on awesome places here in chennai to visit.

  6. Judy says:

    Great compilation. I would love to visit MGR film city and Marina Beach

  7. Snehalata says:

    Truly next year I’m planning to go to Chennai and will surely read your post then

  8. wow,i am going to bookmark this page for future reference.. Will definitely keep these places in mind during my trip to Chennai.

  9. Jiya B says:

    I never been to Chennai but after reading your post I really feellike visiting chennai.

  10. Mrinal says:

    Wow! Although I have never been to Chennai, after reading your post I surely want to visit the Shiva temple, marina beach and film city 😍

  11. I have never been to Chennai but heard a lot about MGR cinema and Marine Beach. Will keep these tips handy whenever i visit the place.

  12. Varsh says:

    My last visit to Chennai was hurried. Next time I’ll try to see all these lovely places.

  13. Humaira says:

    Amazing and exciting post. Chennai is the great place to explore. Great thought.

  14. Charu says:

    I went to Chennai as a teenager and then as a working preofessional and saw a Rajnikanth movie in the theatre. It was an experience

  15. That’s such a good compilation of some great places from Chennai. I’m going to keep the in mind for my future visit.

  16. Bushra Khan says:

    I have really been keen about going to Chennai. especially for a beach visit

  17. Anamika says:

    Such an amazing list thanks for sharing. Wish to visit all the above place.

  18. Jhilmil says:

    I haven’t visited Chennai yet but happy it it has diverse attractions like beach and zoological parks also which can be fun for kids also.

  19. These Are The Best Places TO Visit In Chennai
    And VGP Is My Fav One
    Mahalakshmi temple Is best Too
    One Can See The Beach View From 7th Floor Of The Temple

  20. Prerna Sinha says:

    Thanks for sharing this post, have visited Chennai a couple of times but have not been able to visit these places, will surely visit when I go there next!

  21. Rakhi Parsai says:

    I have been to Chennai in my childhood days only and Marina beach was one place which has left a distinct memory for me. Its one of the cleanest beaches that I had ever seen. Would love to visit Chennai again with my daughter.

  22. Sumita says:

    After reading this I wanna visit this place

  23. Wow… I never went to Chennai but after reading this I wish to visit soon… Amazing places

  24. Manisha Garg says:

    Unfortunately I havent been able to explore much of Chennai but will keep in mind these places for sure 🙂

  25. Good list. It will be a ready hand reference for those who visit Chennai for first time. Thanks for sharing.

  26. Megha Jain says:

    Nice information about CHENNAI

  27. Shubhada Bhide says:

    These are such a beautiful place to visit. I will definitely add this to my bucket lists. Thanks for sharing this information.

  28. poornima m reddy says:

    i am curently in chennai, and surely will tray all the places u mentioned

  29. khushboo says:

    Marine Beach is my favorite place in chennai love going there.

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