Top attractions in Chennai

Semmozhi Poonga

One of the top attractions in Chennai is Semmozhi Poonga. It is located in Cathedral Road, Teynampet. This park opens all days of the week except Tuesday. The park opening timing is 10 am and the closing timing is 8 pm. You can reach this park by public transport and if you feel uncomfortable, you can hire a car from Car Rentals in Chennai. It will leads to a comfortable trip. This park is located near the Gemini flyover. It is the botanical garden in Chennai. It has an artificial pond. It also has many varieties of plants and trees.

Beaches to Visit in Chennai:

  • Marina Beach

It is one of the largest beaches.

  • Elliot’s Beach

It is also known as Besant Nagar Beach.

  • Covelong Beach

It is famous for beach activities.

Historical Places to Visit in Chennai:

  • Fort St. George
  • San Thome Church
  • Kapaleeshwar Temple
  • Thousand Lights Mosque
  • Sri Parthasarathy Temple

Places to visit near Chennai:

  • Muttukadu
  • Tiruttani
  • Mahabalipuram

Fort St. George

You can see the historic monuments inside the museum. You can also find ancient paintings, coins and silverware here.

San Thome Church

It is one of the sacred spot for the Christian community.

Sri Parthasarathy Temple

This temple is one of the oldest temples in the city. It is dedicated to Lord Krishna.

Kapaleeshwar Temple

This temple has unique architecture. This temple is dedicated to Shiva and Karpagambal.

Vellankani Shrine

One can join the mass conducted here in both Tamil and English.

Thousand Lights Mosque

About 1000 oil lamps light up the interior of the mosque.

Connemara Public Library

With a collection of over 600,000 books, it is one of Asia’s largest libraries.

Vivekanandar House

It is one of the must visit places in Chennai.

Arignar Anna Zoological Park

It is the zoological park in Chennai.

Crocodile Bank

You can find all kinds of reptile species in this crocodile bank.

Also you can visit Tirupati from Chennai by hiring a car from Chennai to Tirupati Car Rentals. One day round trip from Chennai to Tirupati is possible.