Tourist Places in Chennai

Places to Visit in Chennai

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Chennai Average Rating - 5.7/7 1 based on 25333 Ratings

Chennai is mostly preferred by travellers from Chennai, Bangalore. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Chennai is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Group. The best season or months to visit places in Chennai are February, March, September, October, November, December. There are 501 tourist places in Chennai, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Chennai can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Chennai for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Chennai Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Chennai, browse through photos & pictures, explore Chennai using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Chennai, which are great places to visit, are Anna Memorial, Railway Museum (ICF), Sowcarpet, Kannathamman Temple, Manasha Temple. Chennai can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Chennai Tourist Places



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  • Beach
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Marina Beach, Chennai
  • Type: Beach
Marina Beach, Chennai
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 501
Places to Visit in Chennai
Average Rating
5.7 / 7 1
490 Ratings & 319 Reviews
Marina Beach of Chennai is a popular destination. Marina Beach is one of the longest urban beaches in the world. Stretched along the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal for about 12 km, Marina Beach is bordered by St. George Fort in the North and Besant Nagar in the... Read More »
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76%
voted as clean
Besant Nagar Beach, Chennai
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 501
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Average Rating
5.9 / 7 1
74 Ratings & 47 Reviews
Besant Nagar Beach also known as Elliot's Beach or 'Bessie' is a picnic spot located in Chennai. Besant Nagar a residential area is named after the famous lady theosophist Annie Besant and Besant Nagar Beach is the end point of the Marina beach shore. A favourite spot for... Read More »
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94%
voted as clean
VGP Golden Beach, Chennai
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 501
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Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
39 Ratings & 26 Reviews
VGP Golden Beach is a beach attached to the VGP Universal Kingdom situated on East Coast Road. This beach lies adjacent to the amusement park and is one of the safest and cleanest beaches making it one of the most preferred beaches in Chennai. VGP Golden Beach is one of the... Read More »
"Interesting place"2 months ago "Good peaceful beach"2 months ago
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90%
voted as clean
Elliott Beach, Chennai
Rank 4
Ranked 4 of 501
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Average Rating
5.7 / 7 1
43 Ratings & 25 Reviews
Elliott Beach, located towards the South of Marina Beach is a calm place and is considered one among the cleanest beaches in Tamil Nadu. Known also as ‘Bessei’ among the natives, Elliott Beach is ideal for relaxing and lazing around.Elliott Beach can be easily reached by... Read More »
"Nice beach to visit"1 month ago "Great city beach"1 month ago
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Guindy Snake Park, Chennai
  • Type: Park
  • Entry: Paid
58%
voted as clean
Guindy Snake Park, Chennai
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 501
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Average Rating
5.8 / 7 1
40 Ratings & 22 Reviews
Guindy Snake Park is located nearby Guindy National Park at Adyar, in the suburbs of Chennai. The Park is home to as well as a breeding centre for diverse species of snakes, lizards, crocodiles and turtles. It has more than 30 species of Indian snakes like King Cobra, Indian... Read More »
"Well maintained snake park"2 months ago "Scary park"2 months ago
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Arignar Anna Zoological Park, Chennai
  • Type: Zoo
  • Entry: Paid
71%
voted as clean
Arignar Anna Zoological Park, Chennai
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 501
Places to Visit in Chennai
Average Rating
6.1 / 7 1
28 Ratings & 17 Reviews
Arignar Anna Zoological Park is situated at Vandalur, which is about 35 km from the city of Chennai. Arignar Anna Zoological Park originated within Chennai city near Park Town in the year 1855. But due to expansion, it was moved out of the city in 1877. In 1979, the zoo... Read More »
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MGM Dizzee World, Chennai
  • Type: Theme Park
  • Entry: Paid
57%
voted as clean
MGM Dizzee World, Chennai
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 501
Places to Visit in Chennai
Average Rating
5.8 / 7 1
18 Ratings & 13 Reviews
On the East Coast Road, about 45 km from Chennai, is a huge amusement and entertainment park- MGM Dizzee World. With innumerable slides, rides and exciting Arrow Loop Roller Coaster, Dashing Boat and 110 feet Dizee Shake, it is a complete fun package for all ages. A beautiful... Read More »
"Enjoyment"2 months ago "Place for fun filled excitement"2 months ago
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Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, Chennai
  • Type: Temple
99%
voted as clean
Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, Chennai
Rank 8
Ranked 8 of 501
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Average Rating
6.3 / 7 1
18 Ratings & 11 Reviews
Shirdi Sai Baba temple is located at Mylapore in Chennai. This temple was constructed to honour the memory of the much venerated saint; Sai Baba of Shirdi who has devotes all over the world and is known to have performed many miracles. The unique attraction of the Sai Baba... Read More »
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80%
voted as clean
Queens Land, Chennai
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 501
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Average Rating
6.1 / 7 1
19 Ratings & 11 Reviews
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Ashtalakshmi Temple, Chennai
  • Type: Temple
Ashtalakshmi Temple, Chennai
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 501
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Average Rating
5.9 / 7 1
14 Ratings & 10 Reviews
Ashta Lakshmi Temple is one of the famous temples in Chennai. The Ashta Lakshmi Temple of Chennai, situated towards the southern end of Elliot’s Beach, is one of the two Ashta Lakshmi temples in India, the other being in Hyderabad. The Ashta Lakshmi Temple of... Read More »
"Second visit"Aug 27, 2015 "Small temple with lots of steps"May 11, 2015
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80%
voted as clean
Parthasarathy Temple, Chennai
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 501
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Average Rating
6.2 / 7 1
16 Ratings & 9 Reviews
The Parthasarathy Temple of Chennai is an ancient temple built in the Dravidian style of architecture. Located in the heart of the city on Peter's Road, Parthasarathy Temple was built in the 8th century by Kings of the Pallava dynasty. Later it was reformed by... Read More »
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Kapaleeswara Temple, Chennai
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 501
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Average Rating
6.1 / 7 1
11 Ratings & 8 Reviews
The Kapaleeswara Temple of Chennai is one among the most visited temples in Tamil Nadu. Located in Kutchery Road of Mylapore in South Chennai, Kapaleeshwar Temple is considered as a fine example of Dravidian style of temple architecture. Kapaleeswara Temple, dedicated to... Read More »
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  • Type: Church
83%
voted as clean
Annai Velankani Church, Chennai
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 501
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Average Rating
6.3 / 7 1
12 Ratings & 8 Reviews
Dedicated to Virgin Mary, Mother of God, Annai Velankani.Annai Velankani Church at the Elliot's beach in Chennai. It is a replica of the Basilica of Our Lady of Health, Velankani and hundred's of people visit this beautiful shrine everyday. With Indo Gothic architecture, the... Read More »
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University of Madras, Chennai
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
99%
voted as clean
University of Madras, Chennai
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 501
Places to Visit in Chennai
Average Rating
5.9 / 7 1
11 Ratings & 6 Reviews
"Five Star University"2 months ago "Nice to visit"Apr 14, 2015
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Ripon Building, Chennai
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
75%
voted as clean
Ripon Building, Chennai
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 501
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Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
9 Ratings & 6 Reviews
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Guindy National Park, Chennai
  • Type: National Park
  • Entry: Paid
99%
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Guindy National Park, Chennai
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 501
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Average Rating
5.8 / 7 1
8 Ratings & 6 Reviews
Guindy National Park in Chennai is situated within the city premises, on the ground extension of Raj Bhavan. Guindy National Park is ranked as the 8th smallest National Park of India.  Spread over 2.82 sq km of tropical dry evergreen forest along the Coromandel Coast,... Read More »
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Vadapalani Murugan Temple, Chennai
  • Type: Temple
99%
voted as clean
Vadapalani Murugan Temple, Chennai
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 501
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Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
7 Ratings & 6 Reviews
Vadapalani Andavar Temple is located in Vadapalani area in Chennai. Built around 125 years ago, it is dedicated to Lord Muruga and is one of the most frequented temples of the city. Annaswami Nayakar, a devotee of Muruga was the founder of the temple. The idol here resembles... Read More »
  • Type: Temple
99%
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Thirumalai Thirupathi Devasthanam, Chennai
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 501
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Average Rating
6.3 / 7 1
12 Ratings & 6 Reviews
Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) is a temple dedicated to Lord Venkateshwara. It is located on the Venkatanarayana Road at T Nagar in Chennai. The Tirumala temple in Chennai is modelled after the more famous and original Tirupati temple in Andhra Pradesh. A complete replica... Read More »
"Good atmosphere"2 months ago "Holy place must to visit"Jul 24, 2015
Broken Bridge, Chennai
  • Type: Bridge
99%
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Broken Bridge, Chennai
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 501
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Average Rating
5.5 / 7 1
12 Ratings & 6 Reviews
Broken bridge of Chennai is a bridge leading to nowhere. Actually a bridge constructed at the mouth of River Adayar in 1967 had partially collapsed in 1977 due to bad weather. The bridge was never repaired and the remains stand as a tourist attraction. Now the broken bridge is... Read More »
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  • Type: Church
99%
voted as clean
St. Thomas Mount National Shrine, Chennai
Rank 20
Ranked 20 of 501
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Average Rating
6.6 / 7 1
10 Ratings & 6 Reviews
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