Chennai old Madras Popularly regarded as the "Gateway to the South India, Chennai once a fishing village, now the capital city of Tamil Nadu. Chennai is a hot Tourist destination in the Southern India.
Chennai is well known for its culture and Hospitality, Chennai is airy, spacious with verdant green and beaches. Tourist spots in Chennai
include, historic temples, Ancient churches which are believed to be of time of apostle long beaches. The temple of Triplicane and another in Mylapore one of the most visited tourist spots in Tamil Nadu.
Major Tourist spots of Chennai (Tamil Nadu)
Fort St. George
Fort St. George oldest church in India and the major tourist attraction of Chennai,
which was built by the British during 1640 AD. The church was named St George in memory of the patron saint of England. What make the church a tourist hub
is The fort houses St. Mary's Church and fort museum. St. Mary's Church. St George church is the oldest Anglian Church in India
The Marina Beach
Marina Beach in Chennai is the longest tourist beach
in the country and the second largest in the world. The wide sandy foreshore of Marine beach makes it favourite spot for tourists
from across the globe.
What make the Marina beach a memorable tourist spot in Tamil Nadu
is the memorials and statues, morning walk, joggers' track, lovers' spot, aquarium, etc.,
Kapaleswarar Temple, temple built during the pallava period (8 th century). The temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, the temple Gopuram is the best example for Dravidian Architecture. This temple has some most beautiful sculptures; along with the bronze idols of 63 Saivaite Saints (Nayanmars) which adorn the outer courtyard are rare specimens
Major Tourist attraction of Tamil Nadu
- Sri Parthasarathy Temple
- Guindy National Park
- MGR Film City
- Birla Planetarium
- Valluvar Kottam
- The Government Museum
- San Thome Cathedral Basilica