12 Best Places To Visit In Chennai, India

1. Marina Beach

Tired of the sweltering heat of Chennai? Let the Marina Beach be a sweet escape spot for you.  

2. Valluvar Kottam

The magnificence of Valluvar Kottam can be best experienced early in the morning or when the sun is just setting. 

3. Thousand Lights Mosque

This multi-domed mosque, which is a revered place of worship for Local Muslims, literally lights up the Royapettah area of Chennai. 

4. Elliot’s Beach

With Ashtalakshmi Kovil in its vicinity, Elliot’s Beach is a famous place to visit with friends or family. 

5. Dakshinachitra

Literally translating to “a picture of the south”, DakshinaChitra is a living history museum in Chennai.  

6. Ashtalakshmi Temple

Constructed to worship the eight avatars of Goddess Lakshmi, the divine ambience of this temple is bound to leave you feeling relaxed. 

7. Government Museum

Do you love artefacts? If you do, you will love the Government Museum of Chennai. 

8. Mylapore

Head to Mylapore, which is regarded as the cultural hub of Chennai, boasting a history going back 1500 years! 

9. Guindy National Park

If you are visiting Chennai with your family, make sure you bring your kids here too. We assure you that they will love every bit of this place! 

10. Kapaleeswarar Temple

Kapaleeswarar Temple is the best specimen of the Dravidian and Vijayanagara architecture making it look absolutely marvellous! 

11. Connemara Public Library

This is one of the four depository libraries of the country that house almost every literary work published in India.  

12. Semmozhi Poonga

The exotic species of plants that have been imported from all over the world make Semmozhi Poonga are an added feather in its cap of many! 

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