South Indian City Guide - Tamilnadu - Chennai
Chennai is the busiest city in Tamilnadu; it’s a rare of rare sights to see the streets of Chennai empty and tranquil. If you want to take a look at all the places in Chennai, it may spare your whole life time. But there are few great places which can bring you the essence of Chennai, and will give you a remarkable stay; they are the Marina beach, Elliot’s Beach, Mahabalipuram, Arignar Anna Zoological Park, Kapaleeswarar Temple, Sri Parthasarathy Temple.
Visiting Cholamandalam Artists’ Village
Cholamandalam Artists’ Village is situated in Injampakkam which is about 18 kms from Chennai city, almost close to the famous East Coast Road. This is considered to be the largest commune for artists in India. The works produced by the artists here are displayed in big art galleries across India.
It would be an amazing experience to meet different people belonging to different community of art, like painters, sculptors, potters, etc. staying one place. It can be called an art lover’s paradise.
Visiting Theosophical Society
The Theosophical Society at Adayar in Chennai is a peaceful and green haven away from the congested city life. It is a beautiful spot which consists of a mosque, a church, a temple and a Buddhist shrine. There is also a huge library attached, which has specific books on religion and philosophy, and some of which are even as old as 1000 years. This place also consists of many variety trees and plants. A perfect place to spend some time in solitude!
It is open on all days except for Fridays and National Holidays from 8.00 a.m. to 10.30.
Festivals and Celebrations
Even though Chennai is engaged in it hustle bustle life, it never misses the fun and fetes. Everyone here takes part in the celebrations with all their heart and forgets their mundane life in the colours of these festivals. Most typical festivals in Chennai are Pongal , Diwali, Natyanjali, Dance and Music, Travel and Tourism fair, Vellankanni feast, and Navarathiri.
Shopping T - Nagar
If you really want to know how crowded Chennai shopping areas would be, then you must visit T - Nagar otherwise known as Thyagraya Nagar. This can be called as one of the shopping hubs of Chennai and it is a sight by itself to see thousands of people passing moving around to buy various things. Ranganathan Street is the perfect place for a bargain - buy. From big shops to street vendors, everyone can be seen in this street. There are many big shopping stores seen all over T - Nagar. Visit T - Nagar at Chennai and enjoy shopping!
This is one of the largest fixed-price handicrafts chains in Chennai which is situated Anna Salai where one shop various handcrafted items. The shop is open on all days from 11.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. and from 11.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m. on Sundays.
How to Reach Chennai?
Chennai is a very important city in South India and has an international airport at Meenambakkam, which is well connected with many important Indian cities as well as many countries across the world. It is also connected by rail with all major cities and places. There are also bus facilities available from Chennai to other important places in the state as well as to other major cities like Bangalore, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam, Trivandrum, etc. in other states.
Chennai is a beautiful coastal city which one shouldn’t miss. So, book your tour package to Chennai and other places with us and enjoy a privileged trip!
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