Chennai is the capital of Tamil Nadu and is considered as the biggest economic, cultural and tourism centers of South India. This place is also famous for most visited Indian cities by foreign tourists. Chennai has been marked as the safest city in India and got place among top 10 Indian travel cities for 2017. This city has second largest collection of old heritage buildings and one of the must visit Indian place with a number of important tourist attractions. Below are top five places which you must not forget to visit while in Chennai:
1# Marina Beach: This beach of Chennai is the longest beach of India and also considered to be the most crowded beaches of the country. Besant Nagar Beach is another famous beach of Chennai and it is popularly known as Elliot’s Beach which is famous for the prominent landmark Schmidt Memorial.
2# Kapaleeshwarar Temple: The city of Chennai is home to few most famous temples in Tamil Nadu. Kapaleeshwarar Temple at Mylapore is such one which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and one of the must visit place of Chennai.
3# Museum: Chennai Rail Museum and Government Museum are two most famous museums in Chennai which are enriched with archaeological and has a great collections of old coins and medals. In Madras Museum you will find the largest collection of Roman antiquities.
4# Fort St. George: It is also known as White Town and another glorious landmark of Chennai.
5# St. Thomas Cathedral Basilica Church: It is the one of the major pilgrimage centers for Christian’s religious people in India. San Thome Basilica is among the 23 Basilica in India and one of the five Basilica of Tamil Nadu.
There are other famous tourist’s spots in Chennai which include Cholamandalam Artist’s village, Sri Ramakrishna Math, Royapuram Fishing Harbor, Lighthouse and Huddleston Gardens Of Theosophical Society.