Chennai, formerly known as Madras, is the biggest cultural, economic and educational centre of South India. From beaches to high rise buildings, Chennai is a classic example of what a city should be like. The authentic food of Chennai will explode a bomb of taste in your mouth. The clean beaches and diverse local culture will delve you into the inner soul of it. Chennai is also famous for its tourism and hospitality, and if you want to experience this too, you must book an online air ticket to Chennai from Travolook. Grab a flight to Chennai and get ready for a roller coaster experience of this green city.
This is an urban beach, located alongside the Bay of Bengal. One of the crowdiest beaches of the country, Marina Beach hosts almost 30,000 tourists every week. Take a day off and enjoy the sunset and night of the beach. Calm your soul in the breeze of the sea.
Built by Portuguese people in the late 16th century, this is a minor Basilica built over the tomb of Saint Thomas. Architecture in a classic Neo-gothic style, the interiors of this Basilica is said to have an aura of peace in it. It invites those who seek calm and tranquillity. It also has an antiquities museum inside the periphery which was renovated in the year 2004.
A monument built to honour a classic Tamil poet, Valluvar, Valluvarkottam was built in 1976 in Chennai. A lifelike statue of Thiruvalluvar is built on a 39 meter high Chariot. Constructed with over 3000 blocks of stone, this monument is attractively decorated with the philosopher's various poems. A lion statue beautifies the main entrance of Kottam. It is considered the main attraction of the city, and you should definitely visit it whilst your stay in Chennai.
Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this gigantic temple is located in Mylapore of Chennai. It's the most ancient temple built in the 7th century with a Dravidian architecture. This temple has two entrances, and both of them are marked by a Gopuram ( Statue of a cow) which is about 40 meters high. It is a major tourist attraction of Chennai and is packed with devotees especially during festivals and other occasions.
It's a protected area of Chennai enclosing beautiful forests, scrublands, lakes, and streams. This national park also has a nearly threatened animal, blackbuck. Guindy National Park has over 150 species of birds and over 14 species of mammals. However, the main attraction of this place is a children's park that gained recognition as a medium zoo in 1995.
It is ranked as the fourth busiest airport in India and 52nd busiest Airport in Asia. It is located in Meenambakkam and Tirusulam which is about 21 kilometres from the heart of the city. It is well connected with the major transport mediums such as cab and bus services.
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