of Hotels in Chennai
Location of Chennai
: Along The Coast Of Bay Of Bengal, Tamil Nadu
Chennai is Regarded
As : The Gateway To The South
Chennai is Hub Of
: South India's Film Industry
Chennai - The Gateway
To The Southern India
as "The Gateway to the South", Chennai is the fourth largest
city in India and
the capital of Tamil Nadu state. With a vast population of about
six million people,
Chennai is a city that is growing, expanding and changing vigorously.
Location of Chennai
Chennai has the
Bay of Bengal bordering its east, while the state of Andhra Pradesh
is on its northwest.
It has the Kanchipuram on its south and the states
of Kerala and Karnataka
on its western side.
called Madras, is comparatively a new city, about 350 years old.
The erstwhile villages
of Mylapore, Triplicane, Ezhambur (Egmore), etc., all now a part of Chennai,
have a recorded
historical past centuries older than Chennai. Chennai is a gracious
city that has a
clear skyline, long sandy beaches, parks, historic landmarks and tourist
make it a convenient entry point or base to start a tour of Tamil Nadu
and South India.
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Marina Beach - Golden
sand, good surf and a shimmering clean blue sea; this in a
nutshell is Marina
beach. This beach is counted among one of the longest beaches in Asia.
- On a vast expanse of over 250 acres on the banks of the
Adyar estuary lies
the more-than-a-century-old Theosophical Society,
amidst the woods,
marshes, gardens and waters.
- The Kapaleeswara Temple situated in Mylapore is very famous and
of devotees, especially during festival days
EXCURSIONS FROM CHENNAI
MGR Film City -
Known to the world over for its film industry, MGR Film City is a special
delight, which houses
various locations and settings for film shootings
and re-recording theatres.
Mahabalipuram - Located
at a distance of 58 km from Chennai, Mahabalipuram has
makes a site memorable; tradition, history, piety,
and current importance as a centre of tourism.
Crocodile Bank -
Located 42-m from Chennai is a farm where several species of
Indian and African
crocodiles and alligators are bred in captivity. This crocodile bank is
on the way to Mahabalipuram
and is run by Romulve Whittaker.
Tirupati - 84-km
from Chennai at the extreme south of Andhra Pradesh is Tirupati,
one of the most
important pilgrimage centres of India.
HOW TO REACH CHENNAI
Chennai, is an international
arrivel point and is well connected by Air from all the major
national and international
cities around the world. Regular train services also connect
directly with all the major cities and National Highway connect the
city with excelllant
road network from other capitals and major tourist places in India.
Kancheepuram - 75-km
Pondicherry - 162-km
Tirupati - 154-km.
Bangalore - 334-km