- Dos & Don'ts
- Important Facts
- Must Know
- Things To Do
- Tourist Offices
Things To Do :
Chennai is not a place where you will get stranded in a room, or get lost into anonymous places that are dull and boring. The famous metropolitan city has many avenues and activities to amuse oneself with. To start with we have some of popular monuments located within the city premises. These monuments provide useful insights about Indian past, popular architecture and lives of some great heroes that have lived here.
Next and most obvious tourist places are the popular temples. These temple structures present the beauty of the art and the glory of the past. The temples bear best specimens of Dravidian architecture and style of building. Try visiting them during festival days and the scene will be one lasting impression you won't forget.
For a quite and peaceful holiday there are exotic beaches wherein you can enjoy the bake of the sun and the breeze of the sea . The Elliot's Beach is one good place to sit and relax in solitude.
The amusement parks of Chennai are really great. Geared with crazy stuff, fun and frolic is in abundance here. The joy rides and water events are really exciting. Some such known places include Kiskinta, Dash-n-Splash, Dolphin City, MGM Dizzee World.
The museum housed in the city feature a great collection of arts and anitquities. Try visiting the museums like Government Museums, Birla Planetarium, National Arts Gallery, Cholamandal Artists' Village.
Shopping at Chennai is a great pleasure. The malls and shopping complexes are jam-packed with articles you are fond of. But always remember one good rule, bargaining is allowed. You may need to remember some references like Anna Salai, College Road, Chetty Road, Mount Road and Nageswaran Road, Burma Bazar.
For the taste of Indian South don't forget to have a dinner at one of the popular restaurants. Idli, Dosa, Vada would be names you will see as being served throughout. Some populae restaurants to check out in the city are Carnival, Mathura, Sarava Bhavan.