Places to Visit in Chennai (Madras)

Oldest shrine in Chennai dedicated to Lord Shiva. Worship of Goddess Parvati as Karpagambal

1. Kapaleeshwarar Temple

Roman Catholic basilica in Chennai, built over Saint Thomas's tomb in the 16th century.

2. Santhome Cathedral Basilica

Rare shrine dedicated to Krishna as Arjuna's charioteer. Idols of Vishnu's avatars also present.

3. Parthasarathy Temple

Seek solutions for marital, academic, and professional issues. Worship of Lord Murugan akin to Palani temple.

4. Arulmigu Vadapalani Murugan Temple

India's longest urban beach, world's second longest. Promenade built in 1881 by Sir Elphinstone, adorned with landmarks.

5. Marina Beach

Rich collection of artifacts, paintings, and sculptures. Ideal for history and art enthusiasts.

6. Government Museum Chennai

Park boasts 130+ bird species like Crow Pheasant, Shrike. Diverse flora includes Thorn Forest, Grasslands.

7. Guindy National Park

South India's largest commercial hub, renowned for its vast array of retail establishments.

8. T Nagar

Clean and safe, south of Marina Beach. Ashtalakshmi Temple nearby, built in 1976.

9. Edward Elliot's Beach

India's largest zoo, home to diverse wildlife species.

10. Arignar Anna Zoological Park