Connemara Public Library
Connemara Public Library at Chennai is one of the four ‘deposit libraries' in India which entitles them to a copy of every publication in India. The library began in 1861 as part of the Madras Museum and in 1896 Lord Connemara, the then Governor of Madras Presidency, opened it to the public.
Fort St George
Fort St George is an important and marvelous landmark in Chennai. In Tamil Nadu political leaders aim to reach this Fort, as the Secretariat and Legislative Assembly are housed here. This beautiful edifice is situated on the eastern side of the city, on the shores of the Bay of Bengal.
Valluvar Kottam
Valluvar Kottam is an auditorium, with a capacity to hold 4,000 people, built in remembrance of the poet-saint Tiruvalluvar, located in Chennai. Verses of the poet Tiruvalluvar are emblazoned on the pillars around the auditorium and a major draw here is the 101-feet high temple chariot structure
Vivekananda House
Vivekananda House, also known as Ice House, is a shrine and target of pilgrimage for the admirers of Swami Vivekananda. It is in this house that Swami Vivekananda stayed for six weeks in 1900. Built way back in 1877 or much earlier, the two-story house is a masterpiece of Victorian architecture
Elliot's Beach
Elliot's beach is a beach of calmness and beauty, which cannot be forgotten by any visitor. This is a paradise of beach lovers. Elliot's Beach is spread along the coast down south from Marina. It is also the night beach for Chennai youth. This beach is comparatively quieter and an ideal place to go
Marina Beach
The famous Marina Beach, the pride of Chennai, is second longest beach in the world and has a wide sandy foreshore. One can see statues of heroes from Tamil culture to Samadhi of great leaders like Anna and MGR here. Walk along the Marina in the evening to cool off and eat crispy sundal
Ashtalakshmi Temple
Ashtalakshmi Temple is a highly revered shrine situated in Besant Nagar, on the shores of Bay of Bengal. The architecture of the temple is unique, with the deities installed in four levels. It looks different than the other South Indian temples as it a modern construction, less than 25 years old
ISKCON Temple
ISKCON Temple is located in the Injambakkam region in Thyagaray Nagar of Chennai. The temple is one of the many popular worshipping places established by the ISKCON society in the region of India. It is a blend of tradition and modernity to give the artistic style
Santhome Cathedral
Santhome Cathedral is a historical ancient pilgrim centre built during the period of the 14th to the 15th century A D by the Portuguese. The cathedral, near Chennai beach, got its name from St Thomas, the doubting discipline of Jesus Christ. A museum is located in the grounds nearby.
Thirumalai Thirupathi Devasthanam Temple
Thronged by millions of people daily, the world famous Shri Venkateshwara Temple is placed very high at Tirupati in Thirumalai. This is most celebrated abode of Lord Vishnu and located on the seventh peak of Venkata Hill known as Venkatachala of the Tirumala Hillocks and lies on the southern banks
Dash 'N Splash
Dash 'N Splash amusement park is located 30 km from Chennai city, on the national highway no.4 leading towards Bangalore. This park is indeed an amazing spot, providing a number of water reservoirs as well as shaded location giving you total refreshment.
VGP Golden Beach
VGP Golden Beach is situated at the East Coast Road, in Chennai city. Basically, the resort is essentially an amusement park which is stationed closest to the Chennai city. The resort hosts a wide variety of amusement activities which includes go-kart, dashing car, water chute, super trooper
MGR Film City
The Government of Tamil Nadu manages the MGR Film City, established in 1994 in memory of MG Ramachandran, popular film actor and longtime Chief Minister of Tamilnadu. Covering 70 acres at Taramani in Chennai, the MGR Film City was a popular tourist spot and the setting of several South Indian films.
Ampa Skywalk
Ampa Skywalk is a shopping mall in Chennai. With three floors of retail space, it has outlets for major clothing and apparel brands, a 7-screen multiplex, games zone and a food court serving multi-cuisine dishes. The mall has an eight-level parking lot. The parking lot can accommodate 1,000 cars and 1,000 two-wheelers.
St. Thomas Mount
St. Thomas Mount, Parangimalai is a small hillock located in Chennai, located near the neighborhood of Guindy and very close to Chennai International Airport. A serene and beautiful relic-filled church built in 1523 by the Portuguese stands on top of this 300-foot hillock.
Kapaleeswarar Temple
Kapaleeshwarar Temple is a temple of Shiva located in Mylapore, Chennai in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The form of Shiva's wife Parvati worshipped at this temple is called Karpagambal .The temple was built around the 7th century CE and is a good example of Dravidian architecture.
Queens Land
The park is located by the Chennai-Bangalore Trunk Road between Sriperumpudhur and Poonamalle. The park is open from 10 am to 5:30 pm on weekdays and 10:00 am to 6:30 pm on weekends and government holidays. It is closed on Mondays for maintenance, with the exception of holidays.
Arignar Anna Zoological Park
Arignar Anna Zoological Park also known as the Vandalur Zoo, is a zoological garden located in Vandalur, a suburb in the southwestern part of Chennai. The park, with an objective to be a repository of the state's fauna, is credited with being the second wildlife sanctuary in Tamil Nadu after Mudumalai National Park
Guindy National Park
Guindy National Park is a 2.82 km Protected area of Tamil Nadu, located in Chennai, South India, is the 8th smallest National Park of India and one of the very few national parks situated inside a city. The park is an extension of the grounds surrounding Raj Bhavan, formerly known as the 'Guindy Lodge'.
Birla Planetarium
B. M. Birla Planetarium is a large planetarium in Chennai providing a virtual tour of the night sky and holding cosmic shows on a specially perforated hemispherical aluminium inner dome. It is located at Kotturpuram in the Periyar Science and Technology Centre campus which houses eight galleries
Parthasarathy Kovil
The Parthasarathy Temple is an 8th century Hindu Vaishnavite temple dedicated to Lord Krishna, located at Triplicane, Chennai. It is one among the 108 divyadesams or holy abodes of Lord Vishnu. It was originally built by the Pallavas in the 8th century by king Narasimhavarman