Chennai is one of the prominent metros of India that has seen a rapid rise in both leisure and medical tourism in the past years. There are several tourist attractions in Chennai and they demand your time to explore them all. Chennai tourist places are more of fun and spiritual.
Chennai is home to Asia’s largest beach the Marina beach however Elliot’s beach at Besant Nagar is where the niche crowd gathering happens. The beach at Mabalipuram and the noted Covelong beach for its fort and cove built by the Nawab of Carnatic are a must visit.
Fort St.George, Garrisons Church, Santhome Church, are all standing examples of the monumental architecture during the British regime. The Kapaleeshwarar temple in Mylapore, The Vadapalani temples, Parthasarthy temple in Triplicane are all important places of worship in Chennai and attracts locals and visitors .
Guindy National park is the smallest park in the country yet houses endangered deer, foxes, monkeys and snakes. The Guindy snake park with its largest collection of snakes and major source of antivenom serum has attracted several interstate school and college tours. The Most sought out Vandaloor Zoo has attracted many for offering Elephant safari, bike rides, animal houses and aquarium.
Chennai being a metro has seen massive facelift in the recent years. Spencer’s plaza used to be the largest shopping mall in the city however now with several gigantic malls booming in several corners of the city Chennai has widespread options to shop till you drop dead. The Phoenix mall, Express Avenue, Skywalk Ampa Mall, Abirami mall are to name a few shopping destinations where you can find locals and tourists flocking throughout the year. During the festivities these malls are crowded with people from different backgrounds and countries.
Dakhshinachitra is a heritage centre that showcases the rural lifestyle and the works of artisans and is open to viewing at a meager entry fee. Mayajaal is a theater and gaming complex away from the bustling city and the drive to Mayajaal is equally a beautiful experience. MGM Dizee World, VGP Universal kingdom, Queensland, Kishkintha, EVP water world are the amusement parks that attract tourists from all corners of the world.
Chennai tour package has a mélange of places that can provide you peace and calm as well as fun filled entertainment. From high end discotheques, bars and lunges to eateries Chennai is a commercial hub that has in store several old world charms too that make for an attractive holiday destination.