Holiday at the captivating Indian tourist destination of Chennai. Located in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, Chennai offers several sights and sounds to savour. The forts and palaces in Chennai stand in testimony of its rich past.
Chennai with the Bay of Bengal on its side had been the British trading post for years. Amongst the must visits in Chennai is the second longest beach in the world - Marina Beach. The gorgeous golden sands invite innumerable tourists especially during the evenings. The British East India Company's St. George Forte is a famous landmark of Chennai. Another colonial structure in the city of Chennai worth visiting is the Santhome Cathedral. For the religious minded people visit to the Kapaleeshwar Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and Parthsarthy Temple dedicated to Lord Krishna is a must. For animal lovers Guindy National Park and Snake Park of Chennai offer unforgettable experiences.
Chennai is also home to the National Art Gallery that has a good collection of old paintings and sculptures. Within the Serene Garden of Remembrance in Chennai is the Theosophical Society. The gorgeous green gardens with different shrines of various faiths attract tourists and pilgrims alike to Chennai. Being a metropolitan city Chennai celebrates most of the festivals though Pongal makes a nice time occasion to visit. The winter months are the best time to visit Chennai. Thus, the period from November to February is ideal for planning a holiday in Chennai.
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