Posted by : Sandeep February 16, 2012

Chennai capital city of Tamil Nadu is previously known as Madras. It is 31st largest metropolitan city in the world.City is big hub for the IT companies and has famous for tourism for the historical and religious places as well as many other attractions are also there in and around the city.

National Art Gallery

It is situated at the pantheon road,Egmore.It’s a beautiful gallery preserving the artifacts as representation of cultural aspect of the city. Building was designed by Henry Irwin.There is a good collection of old paintings and sculptures including Tanjore paintings on glass; Rajput and Mughal miniature paintings; Deccan paintings from 17th century; and handcrafts, metalware, and ivory carvings from 11th and 12th century.

MGR Film City

MGR film city
MGR film city
Image credit:The Hindu

MGR film city is recently built place by Tamil Nadu government in 1994 in memory of MG Ramachandran, popular film actor and longtime Chief Minister of Tamilnadu.Tamil Film Industry which is second (next to Mumbai) in film production.The film city has artificial set of indoor and outdoor shooting locations, replicas of village,urban,police station etc.

Marina Beach

Marina beach
Marina Beach
Image credit:Srinivasan G

It is popular beach in Chennai runs for 12 km and is the second longest beach in the world.Marina is primarily sandy, unlike the short, rocky formations that make up the Juhu Beach in Mumbai.The aquarium is at the beginning of the beach, is another important attraction near the beach. His famous work Thirukkural has been inscribed on stone in the front hall corridors of the chariot. The memorial is said to have the largest auditorium in Asia with a capacity of 4000 people.

St. Thomas Mount

Located near the neighbourhood of Guindy and Chennai International Airport.
St.Thomas the apostle of Christ is believed to have visited India between 52 and 72 AD. He is believed to have died in the area called St Thomas Mount.

Parthasarthi Temple

Built in the 8th century B.C. by the Pallava Dynasty and dedicated to Lord Krishna, this temple was renovated in the 16th century by the Vijayanagara dynasty and continues to be in active use today.

Government Museum Complex

The Government Museum at Chennai is one of the finest museums in India. It has sections devoted to anthropology, botany, geology, numismatics, sculpture and zoology. The relics from the 2nd century AD Buddhist site 'Amaravati' and the souvenirs of the prehistoric South India are the most prized assets of the museum.

How to reach 

By Air: 

Chennai has it's own international airport where both domestic and international flights arrive.

By Rail:

There are three railway station in Chennai: Chennai Central, Egmore and Tambaram which are well connected to the major cities of India. 

By Road:

Chennai is also well connected to the all major cities of Tamil Nadu state.

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