Mariana Beach: The scenic and beautiful Mariana Beach is perhaps the second longest city beach in the world. A favorite pastime destination in Chennai, the beautiful and exotic Mariana Beach attracts hundreds of people who come to enjoy the waves or simply for a relaxing stroll. Also visit the famous Anna Park and MGR Samadhi, located close to the beach.
Kapaleeshvara Temple: Representing one of the finest examples of classical Dravidian architectural style, the beautiful Kapaleeshvara Temple in Chennai is perhaps the oldest temple of south India. The Kapaleeshvara Temple is famous for its impressive gopurams, mandapams and a tank typical of the temple structures of Tamil Nadu. The temple also displays beautifully inscribed scriptures of the past.
Fort St. George: The first major structure built by the British in Chennai, the Fort St. George now houses the Secretariat and the Legislative Assembly of Tamil Nadu. The beautiful Fort Museum situated close to it exhibits an interesting collection of colonial memorabilia.
MGR Film City: Known as the Bollywood of the south India, the MGR Film City is situated on the outskirts of Buckingham Canal. The beautifully planned film city is a special delight for tourists visiting Chennai.
Other major tourist attractions in Chennai include the Santhome Cathedral, Parthsarthy Temple, Guindy National Park & Snake Park, National Art Gallery, Theosophical Society, War Memorial, St. Mary's Church, the New Light House, and Elliot's Beach to name few.