There are different options in India that you cannot simply find in the other nations. India is a rich land that has beautiful and rich cities. Every city has plentiful of spots to cater that are worth visiting. You can even find amazing spots in the busy cities of the country. Of course, how about Chennai? You have no idea how amazing spots are there in the realm of this city.
Just like other cities of India, Chennai too has some amazing spots that you should visit to once you are therein. You can book your room in a comfortable place like Radisson blu hotel Chennai city centre and ensure that as long as you are in this city, your stayover is cosy and good.
Things to see in Chennai
A few of the varied spots are given below:
For a genuine and refreshing beach experience, you must head to Marina beach at the time of sunset and just soak up the carnival-like environment. You can have a beautiful time with amusement rides and scrumptious snack stalls. It might interest you that Marina Beach is the longest urban beach in India and it begins from near Fort Saint George and stretches to South for splendid thirteen kilometres. The beach is scattered with numerous statues and various monuments and is a well-known hangout place for people in Chennai. The beautiful lighthouse, at southern end of the beach was kept opened for tourists in the late 2013. Remember you can easily have a great time therein but swimming and bathing is severely prohibited in this area because there are high currents. So, visiting this amazing beach would be a great experience for sure.
Arignar Anna Zoological Park
Arignar Anna Zoological Park is the first ever zoo in India. It was formed up in the year 1855. The massive 510-hectare zoo include over one hundred seventy species of wildlife. Some of the wildlife that may be seen at this place is like hyena, tiger, elephants, lion, panther and many more. Speaking of elephant rides and lion safaris, these are available across the year. If you are up for it, you can even enjoy a lengthy, long stretch walk. It is definitely going to be a great experience for you.
Fort Saint George
Fort Saint Georgeis a legacy of the British East India Company and this was completed in 1653. As of now, Fort Saint George is residence to Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly and Secretariat. The destination also has the grand Saint Mary’s Church that is one of the eldestsurviving churches constructed by the British, and Fort Museum. The museum depicts a range of military memorabilia, paintings, remnants, and artefacts from colonial period. You can have a rich and informative experience at this place.
In case you are shopping lover then this is a sure place for you. It is Chennai’s chief market place and it fascinates abundance of shoppers looking for discounts on everything right from different types of saris to rich gold. There are manifold events too that take place in this area. You can easily come across musical programs, eventful singing evenings and festivals getting organized in this area. Performance venues in the adjoining areas such as Krishna Gana Sabha, Bharath Kalachar and Vani Mahal even host manifold famous classical musicians during month-long Madras Music Season that is held from December to mid-January every year.
In case you are a museum goer then you must not miss out this spot. Situated near to Anna University in Chennai, Birla Planetarium is a huge part of Periyar Science and Technology Museum. There are day today audio-visual programs on astronomy conducted at this place apart from exhibitions that include Solar System, Sky and Seasons, Cycle of Stars, and Man on the Moon. Similarly, your interest is going to be elevated by Traffic Park, Science Park and even Science on Wheels are the highpoints of Science Centre. The experience is going to be rich, entertaining, and pleasant!
Located at a distance of nearly forty kilometres from Chennai, on the coast of Coromandel, Covelong Beach is well-known for its rich beach activities and the tranquil beauty of its surroundings. Once a main port, you can come across it on the way to Mahabalipuram. Adventure filled water deeds are one of the premium things to do in Chennai. It might interest you that Covelong Beach is currently thronged mostly by water sports buffs for activities such as swimming and wind surfing. Close are ancient monuments such as churches, mosques and even that of forts apart from the town of Mahabalipuram. You would surely have a cheery time therein!
Other than being a spiritual spot, what actually draws crowds to this massive shrine is its distinct architecture. The thorough Gopuram of this structure is nearly thirty seven metres high and is a sophisticated example of the Dravidian chic of temple construction. The temple is home to the divinities Shiva and Karaganda. It even conducts a festival during the months of March and April. You can spot a great footfall at this place. Not just the spiritual aura but even the style too captivates the hearts.
San Thome Church
An important and beautiful spiritual spot for the Christian community, the snowy white structure of San Thome situated on the tomb of St Thomas. This structure is a cue of the colonial past of this city. It has beautiful stained glass windows and also a premium statue of St Thomas in the sitting posture. Also , there is even a library, a museum and a shop selling prayer material in the massive campus of this church. The sight is absolutely calm and beautiful. You would feel good once you visit here.
To sum up, you should definitely plan out your trip to Chennai and once you are there, make sure that you do not miss out on any of these amazing tourist spots. You can book Radisson blu hotel Chennai city centre for your comfortable stayover.