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Holiday in Chennai

February 14, 2014 By: matthewsimpso Category: About

Holiday in Chennai

Chennai, formerly known as Madras, is the capital city of Tamil Nadu, India. It is a storehouse of variety with a vast extent of travel pleasure and tourist attractions to offer. It is one of the metropolitan cities of India. It has emerged as a widely acclaimed holiday destination with lots of tourist attractions. On your holidays in Chennai you will have a wonderful opportunity to see a marvelous blend of Dravidian & Gothic architecture, classical art forms & urban lifestyle, fine cuisine, etc. You will see many historical and religious places in and around Chennai on your holiday in this city.
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There are a number of tourist places and attractions in around Chennai. Chennai’s Marina Beach has the distinction of being the second longest beach in the Asia. There are many other beautiful beaches in and around this city. The charming city of Chennai is blessed with richness of religious and heritage sites. The Kapaleeshwar Temple, Santhome Cathedral, St Mary’s Church, St Thomas Mount, Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, Parthasarthi Temple etc are interesting religious sites in the city.

Prominent tourist attractions you will love to explore on your holidays in Chennai are Marina Beach, Fort St George, St Thomas Mount, Theosophical Society, Kalakshetra, Guindy National Park & Snake Park,Parthasarthi Temple, etc.

You can make your Chennai holiday more enjoyable by visiting some nearby tourist places. Popular tourist places near Chennai are Kanchipuram (City of thousand temples), Tirupati Temple, Ooty Hill Station, Mahabalipuram (famous with Shore Temple, historical monument & beaches), Rameshwaram, MeenakshiTemple at Madurai, etc.