Duration: 03 Days
Places to Visit: Chennai
Day 01 : Chennai
Arrival. Meet/transfer from airport to hotel (check in/out 12.00 hrs).
Day 02 : Chennai
Day free at leisure.
Day 03 : Chennai
Departure. Transfer from hotel/ Airport in time to connect flight to onward destination.
Chennai is a city where the traditional and the modern blend in life everywhere. From traditional vegetarian fair to fast foods, from nine-yard sarees to the latest in fashion, from ancient temple architecture to modern high-rise - with Indo-Saracenic and Victorian as stops along the way - from classical music and dance to discos throbbing to heady beats, Chennai has them all and many more vivid contrasts that are a pleasant surprise.
This museum contains many relics pertaining to the tenure of the East India Company and British India. It has a collection of contemporary paintings as well as the rare exhibits of weapons, uniforms, coins, costumes, medals and some other artifacts dating back to the British period.
Lining the east of the city is the famous Marina Beach. Supposed to be the second longest beach in the world, it is 12 km long. The beach can be ideally visited in the early mornings or in the late evenings when the area becomes a virtual fair ground with food stalls and other entertainments.
The Snake Park and Children's Park
The snake park attracts visitors of all ages as it houses a variety of Indian snakes and reptiles, which can be viewed from close quarters. Adjacent to the snake park is a children's park, which has a large playing ground and a good collection of birds and animals.
The biggest temple in the city, it is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple contains inscriptions dating back to the 13th century AD, and is a fine specimen of the Dravidian style of architecture. The 37-metre gopuram is especially noteworthy for its intricate carvings that depict stories from Hindu mythology.
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