Affectionately called as Singara Chennai by local people, Chennai has a few shrouded treasures that are still awaiting the adventure enthusiasts for them to come and explore. It is the fourth biggest city in, situated on a 17 km stretch of the Coromandel Coast. The city grew up around the English settlement of Fort St. George and bit by bit assimilated the encompassing towns and villages. Be that as it may, notwithstanding the solid British impact, Chennai has held its conventional Tamil legacy and adequately mixed it to make a one of a kind blend of cultures. In any case, before you get energized and book the following Trichy to Chennai flight, or the train from Mumbai, it is perfect that take a look at what you ought not to miss whenever you are in the city, where there are temples and heavenly food.
Bask under the Sun:
From the ever-swarmed Marina to Elliot’s beach, Chennai is a heaven for beach buff. While Marina is typically thronged by neighborhood kids who play cricket, soccer and so on, Eliot’s is most loved among couples. The decision is yours!
In the event that you are all about nature and love admiring wild, you should visit the Guindy National Park, situated just next to the IIT Madras grounds; stop by the Crocodile Bank in Mahabalipuram or the Zoological Park in Vandalur in the southern suburb of Chennai.
Take a stroll on the East Coast Road:
Stroll along ECR towards Kuppam shoreline. When you are at the shoreline, wet your feet in the ocean and appreciate the sights of anglers angling as the sun sets in the background.
In the event that you cherish performing arts, visit Kalakshetra in Tiruvanmiyur. When you arrive, plan to go to one of the dance performances organized on the campus.
Walk down the lane of History:
Visit the Marundeeswarar temple and find out about its old history that dates around 1000 years. You can likewise see Valmiki’s tomb, situated opposite to the temple.
Anna Centenary Library:
One of the biggest libraries in Asia, situated close IIT-Madras, it is distinctly known for housing around 1.2 million books. The library gloats a completely incorporated library administration framework with a Braille area additionally accessible.
Valluvar Kottam, a well-known in Nungambakkam is an extraordinary spot to see the dusk. It definitely has a relaxing impact.
Satisfy that hunger kick with free snacks at Grand Sweets:
Natarajan, the proprietor, started an everyday convention of offering a huge cluster of desserts and savories to God and afterward distributing it for nothing to the people. The custom proceeds till date.
Eat at Saravana Bhavan:
One of the oldest establishments, when in Chennai, eats at Saravana Bhavan. It will certainly satisfy your sense of taste with some lip smacking dosas, vadas. Down it with a strong filter coffee.
Head out in the free air:
Head to the lovely Dharma Setu in Thiruneermalai. The place is one of the top places to visit in Chennai and is a perfect spot to ponder and meditate Vipassana.