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Tamil Nadu >> Chennai

Chennai


Location
Located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal
Temperature
40 c Summer/ 20 c Winter
Latitude : 13.060416    Longitude : 80.249634

Language : Tamil, English , Hindi
Chennai - Capital city of Tamilnadu.Chennai has an estimated population of 7.5 million (2007), making it the fourth largest metropolitan city in India and one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world.The city is served by an international airport and two major ports; it is connected to the rest of the country by five national highways and two railway terminals
Birla Planetarium
Birla Planetarium
Part of the Periyar Science and Technology Centre at Kotturpuram, this is a voyage of discovery for both the young and the old. This air-conditioned modern planetarium with a seating capacity of 236 brings to life celestial phenomenons that are replete with special effects. It also conducts courses in astronomy and night-sky observations for public on every second Saturday of the month.
covelong Beach
covelong Beach - Beautiful & Virgin Beach
Covelong Beach lies in a picturesque village on the State Highway that joins Chennai to the temple town of Mahabalipuram. This is one of the most beautiful and virgin beaches of India and adjoins a small but charming fishing village on the coast of the Bay of Bengal.
Crocodile Bank
Crocodile Bank - Crocodile Park
This crocodile breeding and research centre is run by Romulus Whittaker. Here several species of Indian and African crocodiles and alligators are bred in captivity.It is 40 km from Chennai.The reptiles are kept in their natural habitat in open pools and can be viewed from safe proximity. This farm breeds crocodile to augment the crocodile population of the wildlife sanctuaries.The crocodile Bank has about seven crocodilian species including three Indian types.
Guindy National Park
Guindy National Park
It is the main attraction of Chennai.Spending a day out in the lap of nature and wildlife is an amazing experience. To add to its natural beauty, the National Park has a snake park and a children's park.
Kapaleeswarar temple
Kapaleeswarar temple - Ancient shiva temple
The Kapaleeswarar Temple in Mylapore, Chennai is a very ancient temple. The original temple was submerged under the sea & the current temple structure was a later construction. The Moolavar is Kapaleeswarar & Amman is Karpagambal. There are separate sannadhis for several deities such as Vinayagar, Annamalaiyar, Murugar, Saneeswara. There are several other deities such as Durgai, Dakshinamurthy, Chandikeswarar located within the main Sannadhis of Kapaleeswarar & Karpagambal. The temple tank lies opposite the tower.
Mahabalipuram
Mahabalipuram - Shore Temple
Mahabalipuram, also known, as "Mamallapuram" is located 58-km, south of Chennai, nestling on the shores of the Bay of Bengal, offers many breath-taking monuments with Sculptural Panels, Caves, Monolithic Rathas (chariots) and Temples. The dreamy rock cut art is an amazingly extravaganza. For the more ecclesiastical tourists there are the temples besides the shores, rathas, Arjuna's penance that are exclusive to the region. A crocodile bank, snake venom extracting centre, schools of art and sculpture and a wide spectrum of resorts along the beach entice holiday-seekers all round the year.
Marina Beach
Marina Beach - One of the Longest beaches in the World
This is the Longest and loveliest beaches in the world. The Marina Beach is a beach situated along a 12 km shoreline in the city of Chennai, India along the Bay of Bengal, part of the Indian Ocean. Unlike the short, rocky formations that make up the Juhu Beach in Mumbai on the west coast of India, the Marina is primarily sandy.
St George Fort
St George Fort
It is a 16th century fort.It was built by the East India Company and was named after the Saint of England, St. George. Within its grounds is the church of St. Mary and the fort museum.
Valluvar Kottam
Valluvar Kottam - Memorial of Tamil Poet Thiruvalluvar
The memorial to the poet-saint Tiruvalluvar is shaped like a temple chariot and is, in fact, the replica of the temple chariot in Thiruvarur. A life-size statue of the saint has been installed in the chariot which is 33m. tall. The 133 chapters of his famous work Thirukkural have been depicted in bas-relief in the front hall corridors of the chariot. The auditorium at Valluvar Kottam is said to be the largest in Asia and can accommodate about 4000 people. It stands as a modern memorial to the great poet who represents the glorious culture of the Tamils. Thirukkural, are inscribed on the granite pillars that surround the auditorium and it has got no pillars for support. There is a 101-feet high temple chariot structure with a life-size image of the poet in it. This chariot is a replica of the temple car of Thiruvarur in Tamil Nadu. The base of the chariot shows in bas-relief the 133 chapters of the Thirukkural. Over 3,000 blocks of stone were used to create this memorial to Tamil culture.
Vedanthangal
Vedanthangal - Bird Sanctuary
One of the most spectacular breeding grounds in India. Cormorants, herons, storks, pelicans, grebes and many others.The Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary has been protected by the local people for well over 250 years. The sanctuary gets its name from a nearby village and is only 75 Km from Chennai. The bird life (resident & visitors) includes Cormorants, Darters, Herons, Egrets, Open billed Stork, Spoonbill and White Ibis, Little Grebe, Indian Moorhen, Black Winged Stilts, a few migratory ducks and occasionally Grey Pelicans. November to February is the ideal season to visit the sanctuary.
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