Muttukadu Tourism

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Review and Ratings (2)

Read 2 destination reviews with average rating of 4.6/5, out of 9 Muttukadu reviews
Cambra Thiyagu

Cambra Thiyaguratingratingratingratingrating5.0/5

2 reviewsPosted 4 years ago

Wow What a nice place

Inhabited by Tamilians, music and dance conserve the rich cultural heritage of Muttukadu. Carnatic music and Bharatanatyam are performed during festivities and is in fact considered one of the best ways to pay respect to the gods. Pongal, celebrated in the month of January, is one of the important festivals of Muttukadu, while Diwali, Eid and Christmas are the other important festivals celebrated by the community. Activities & things to do: since it was off season there was not much activity.
Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: Very easy by the side of old NH 17

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Babuchandran Chandran

Babuchandran Chandranratingratingratingratingratingrating4.3/5

2 reviewsPosted September 2012

Muttukadu

Destination was good, better than some of the places i visited earlier.

Food, sight-seeing and shopping: There is a good non veg restaurant away form RNS residency managed by them.

Activities & things to do: since it was off season there was not much activity.

Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: Very easy by the side of old NH 17

I am heading to Muttukadu

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Muttukadu Overview

About Muttukadu Tourism

Muttukadu located at a distance of 36 km from Chennai in Tamil Nadu is situated in Kanchipuram District. Surrounded by coconut trees and sea Muttukadu is an ideal spot for nature lovers.

Ruled by the Pallavas, Cholas and Vijayanagar rulers during the 3rd to 17th century, Muttukadu came under the rule of British during the 19thand 20th century. Owing to its beautiful surroundings, today, the backwaters of Muttukadu have emerged as a centre for water sports. The Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation has also developed and maintained a boathouse in Muttukadu, as boating and windsurfing are the most popular activities here.

Inhabited by Tamilians, music and dance conserve the rich cultural heritage of Muttukadu. Carnatic music and Bharatanatyam are performed during festivities and is infact considered one of the best ways to pay respect to the gods. Pongal, celebrated in the month of January, is one of the important festivals of Muttukadu, while Diwali, Eid and Christmas are the other important festivals celebrated by the community.
The most prominent activity in Muttukadu is the windsurfing regatta, which is organised every year during February. Travellers must make it a point to visit a village named ‘Dakshinachitra’ while in Muttukadu. This village is famous for handicrafts and souvenirs.

Chennai airport and Railway station is the closest to Muttukadu. The nearest airport is Chennai Airport located at a distance of 36 km from Muttukadu. Buses operated by government and private operators are also available to reach Muttukadu.

The best time to visit Muttukadu is during the months of November to March, when the climatic conditions are pleasant.