A must for anyone interested in the cosmos beyond.
One of the best museums in the country, built in
1857. Connemara Library-which has one of the
largest collections of books in India is situated
in the same complex.
The Astalakshmi Temple is a must-visit spot near
Fort St. George
A major place of British architecture, built in
circa 1654, this houses various govt depts now.
Popular memorial to the father of the nation-
Gandhi. Also visit Rajaji Memorial close by.
The Guindy National Park displays a huge variety
of animal life in a relatively small area.
Founded in 1936 by Rukmini Devi Arundale,
Kalakshetra has established itself as the premier
centre for the Indian traditional dance form-
This all while temple stands out even in Chennai -
the city of Temples.
2nd longest beach in the world lined with statues
that have become landmarks in their own right. MGR
Memorial and Anna Square-dedicated to two popular
Thamizh leaders are situated nearby.
Built in 1606 St. Thomas is believed to be buried
in this Basilica.
Visit this green oasis of calm set against the
bustle of Chennai city. The library is a godsent
for scholars of Indology.
Thousand Lights Mosque
Built in 1800 by Umdat-Ul-Umah this mosque has
become one of the major landmarks of Chennai city.
This major tourist attraction is a memorial to
poet Valluvar the author of the hallowed "Thiru
Kural". The auditorium is one of the largest in
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