Chennai City

Chennai, the vibrant capital city of Tamil Nadu, is surrounded by the picturesque districts of Kanchipuram, Tiruvallur, and Chengalpattu.

Chennai is a vibrant metropolis on the east coast of India. Known for its rich cultural heritage, beautiful temples, and sandy beaches, Chennai is a bustling hub of commerce, education, and entertainment. It blends tradition and modernity, making it a captivating destination for visitors.

Weather: Chennai experiences tropical weather with hot summers, a monsoon season, and pleasant winters.
PIN Code:  600011
Vehicle Registration: TN-01
Telephone Code: +91-44

Taluk List:

  1. Tondiarpet
  2. Purasaiwalkam
  3. Perambur
  4. Ayanavaram
  5. Egmore
  6. Aminjikarai
  7. Mylapore
  8. Velachery
  9. Mambalam
  10. Guindy

Foods: Chennai is renowned for its diverse culinary delights, including dosa, idli, biryani, and a variety of seafood dishes.

Tourist Places:

  1. Marina Beach: India’s longest urban beach, ideal for leisurely strolls and enjoying sunset views.
  2. Kapaleeshwarar Temple: A Dravidian architectural marvel dedicated to Lord Shiva, steeped in history and spirituality.
  3. Fort St. George: The oldest English fortress in India, showcasing colonial-era artifacts and St. Mary’s Church.
  4. San Thome Basilica: A neo-Gothic Catholic basilica built over the tomb of St. Thomas, offering architectural splendor and religious significance.
  5. Government Museum: Home to a diverse range of art, archaeology, and natural history exhibits, providing an enriching cultural experience.

Best Time to Visit: The best time to explore Chennai is from November to February when the weather is pleasant, making outdoor activities enjoyable.

Things to Do:

  1. Explore Mahabalipuram: Marvel at the UNESCO World Heritage Site’s ancient rock-cut temples and sculptures.
  2. Attend a Bharatanatyam Performance: Experience the enchanting classical dance form, a significant part of Tamil culture.
  3. Shop at Pondy Bazaar: Indulge in shopping for traditional silk sarees, jewelry, and handicrafts at this bustling market.
  4. Visit Theosophical Society: Explore the serene gardens and learn about spiritual teachings in this peaceful oasis.
  5. Savor Street Food: Delight your taste buds with local delicacies like bhaji, vada pav, and filter coffee at street stalls

Chennai SETC BUS Timings :

Train :

Palakkad Express – From Palakkad to MGR Chennai Central Time Table