Where to stay in Chennai
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Unique features of Guindy include the shopping and spas. Make a stop by Guindy Race Course or Guindy National Park while you're exploring the area.
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Unique features of Mylapore Tiruvallikk include the spas and coffee shops. Make a stop by Marina Beach or Edward Elliot's Beach while you're exploring the area.
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You'll enjoy the monuments and spas in Egmore. You might want to make time for a stop at Government Museum or Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium.
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Mylapore is known for its abundant dining options, and you can plan a trip to Kapaleeswarar Temple and Chennai Citi Center Mall while you're in town.
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Mahabalipuram Beach is noteworthy for its beaches, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Mamallapuram Beach and Shore Temple.
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Places to Visit in Chennai
There are heaps of awesome things you can do when you're in a new place. So why not get your trip to Chennai off to a cracking start by taking a look at some of our ideas? After all – out there starts here! Time spent amongst nature is proven to lift both your spiritual and physical state of being. Take a trip to Guindy National Park and experience the benefits of connecting with the natural environment. Adventurers in this destination have a great range of options. History is overflowing with incredible stories to be told and many lessons to be learned. Pay a visit to Valluvar Kottam and get a look into the past. Still got some time to spare? Are you excited to understand more about wildlife and nature? Book yourself into a guided tour at Chennai Snake Park and take the chance to behold these beautiful animals up close and personal.
Travelling is about doing things you get a kick out of as well as things you've never undertaken before. Are you ready to try your hand at some remarkable new experiences? Kick-start your trip to Chennai by trying a few of these things to do:
- Pondicherry Thanjore & Trichy
- Half-day tour of Chennai including walking tour
- Chennai City Tour
- 13 Days Tour of South India
- A Meal With a Local Family With a Cooking Demonstration
- Tour to Mahabalipuram from Chennai
For a more comprehensive range of activities, head to our Chennai things to do page.
Finish up your day of exciting adventures with a cosy bed and a snuggly pillow. View the 176 accommodation in Chennai available via Expedia and pick one for your luxury getaway or cheap holiday. The Taj Coromandel (37 Mahatma Gandi Road) and The Leela Palace Chennai (175 Sathya Dev Avenue Extn) are two of the higher-quality choices in Chennai. Book a room at either and you're sure to have some of the nicest services and hotel features in town. Prefer somewhere cheap and cheerful? Take a look at the Green Meadows Resort (4/364 A, Anna Salai) and the Brownstar Boutique Hotel (2/25 Dr. Ambedkar Road).
Nearest Airports to Chennai
Have you booked your plane tickets for your trip to Chennai yet? When you arrive, get ready to walk out into Chennai International Airport (MAA). It's 5 miles from here to the downtown area.