Tours To Chennai | Chennai Tourism
Chennai Tourism - Chennai, (formerly Madras) is the first city of Tamil Nadu. The erstwhile villages of Mylapore, Triplicane, Ezhambur (Egmore) etc.Contact us for all Tour Tourism / Travel Needs E-Mail : firstname.lastname@example.org All are now a part of Chennai and have a recorded historical past centuries older than Chennai. Chennai, the present gateway to the South of India, is itself, only about 350 years old.
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The city stretches its 19 km length along the Coromandel Coast and extends inland about 9 km at its widest. Its irregular shape covers about 172 sq km. It is a fairly low-lying strip of
land, its highest point being only 60 m above sea level.
There are several Chennai Tourist Attractions in and around Chennai. Prolonged over an area of 13 km, Marina Beach is the second longest beach in the world. The St. George Fort , built in 1653, is at present used as the state government's secretariat.Santhome Cathedral was built around 14th/15th century and is another colonial structure worth visiting. Devoted to Lord Shiva, the Kapaleeshwar Temple is the oldest temple in Chennai.Another important temple in the city dedicated to Lord Krishna is Parthsarthy Temple . The National Art Gallery , initially
known as Victoria Memorial Hall, houses a good collection of old paintings and sculptures.The Snake Park has a large collection of snakes and many other reptiles. The Theosophical Society is located in huge and serene gardens with several shrines of different faiths and a Serene Garden of Remembrance.
Nearby is the Kalakshetra , which was founded by Rukmini Devi Arundale for the restoration of Indian classical arts and crafts traditions.Getting to Chennai is easy enough as it is now well connected with the rest of the world with air, road and rail networks.
The Kamaraj National and Anna International Airports are situated at Tirusulam about 20 kms from the city.
Chennai is a city where the traditional and the modern blend in life everywhere. From traditional vegetarian fair to fast foods, from nine-yard sarees to the latest in fashion, from ancient temple architecture to modern high-rise - with Indo-Saracenic and Victorian as stops along the way - from classical music and dance to discos throbbing to heady beats, Chennai has them all and many more vivid contrasts that are a pleasant surprise. And perhaps the most striking of them all is that here is a modern metropolis with beaches, parks and even sanctuaries in the heart of the City.
Chennai offers a wealth of nature and a rich historic past to visitors in the ambience of a city with every modern facility.
Modern Chennai grew out of a small village when in 1639 a fishing hamlet called Madraspatnam was selected by early English merchants of the East India Company as a site for the settlement.
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