Chennai, the capital of Indian state of Tamil Nadu, is one of the four major metros in India and has a lot to offer tourists who come to explore its vivid landscape.
Tourist Spots in Chennai
Some of the places which deserve a visit on a sightseeing tour of Chennai include:-
- St. George
- Marina beach
- George Town
- High Court Complex
- Corporation Complex
- Government Museum
- National Art Gallery
- Kapaleshwara Temple
Shopping Attractions in Chennai
Shopping in Chennai is a pleasurable experience for anyone as the city has a mix of both traditional shopping stores as well as sophisticated shopping malls which include: Spencer Plaza, Shopper’s Stop, GeeGee Emerald Plaza, Raahat Plaza and Burma Bazaar to name a few.
Eating Out in Chennai
Some of the popular hang-out joints in Chennai where tourists get to savour the best of food and wines in Chennai are listed below:
- Shanghai Club
Hotels in Chennai
ITC Park Sheraton, Le Royal Meridien, Taj Coromandel, The Park are some of the five-star hotels that offer the best of comforts and conveniences to transient tourists. In addition there are plentiful budget hotels in Chennai.
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Preferred Airlines to Chennai from UK
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Airports in Chennai
Chennai boasts of an international airport with three terminals:
- Anna [International passenger operations]
- Kamaraj [Domestic passenger operations]
- Meenambakkam [Cargo Operations]
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Best time to Visit Chennai
Tourists are advised to book their tickets to Chennai during the month of December when the weather is just right to explore this city in all its glory.
Transport in Chennai
Chennai has a well-developed transport infrastructure and one can easily get around the city by using its extensive public transport system. In addition to buses, one can easily get metered taxis to reach any part of the city.