Enjoy The Gateway Of South India- Chennai!

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Gopika VC

St George Fort, built by the British East India Company in 1644, is located in Chennai and covers an area of 6.5 acres.

Fort St. George


Elliot's Beach, known as "Bessie," is in Chennai's Besant Nagar. Edward Elliot, the former Governor of Madras (now Chennai), designated the city's cleanest beach.

Elliot’s Beach


Birla Science & Technology Center and Museum in Kotturpuram is popular. It is a popular Tamil Nadu and Chennai tourist attraction.

Birla Planetarium


Marina Beach is one of India's longest and most popular beaches in Tamil Nadu and Chennai. It's a must-see beach for everyone.

Marina Beach


St. Thomas Church in Chennai was erected by the Portuguese in the 16th century. In 1896, it was renovated into a neo-gothic structure. 

San Thome Church


The mosque is in Chennai's center. Festivals and other celebrations light up the mosque, hence the name. In 1810, Nawab Umdat-ul-Umrah built it. 

Thousand Lights Mosque


Chennai's oldest neighborhood, Mylapore, is a cultural center. Religion and culture abound in the city. Old churches and temples mark Mylapore.



It was founded in 1952 by the Imperial War Graves Commission to honor Indo-British soldiers and got their graves from cantonment and civil due to the lack of care.

Madras War Memorial


The best place to go fishing is at Royapuram Fishing Harbour, also known as Kasimedu Fishing Harbour, which is managed by Chennai Port. 

Royapuram Fishing Harbour


Chennai's southern East Coast Road has Golden Beach. Like its name, the beach has golden sand, clear water, and breathtaking views.

Golden Beach


Velankani is a prominent Chennai shrine dedicated to the lady of good health. The place is a Christmas pilgrimage for its followers.

Velankani Shrine


Valluvar Kottam honors Tamil poet, philosopher, and thinker Thiruvalluvar for his contributions to society. It's Tamil cultural heritage.

Valluvar Kottam


In Valmiki Nagar in Chennai, Breezy Beach is a normally calm beach. Visitors can enjoy the sea wind while having a picnic on the beach.

Breezy Beach


The MGR Railway station is near Chennai Corporation's headquarters. Neoclassical architecture in colonial style with ionic and Corinthian elements.

Ripon Building