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The region around Chennai has served as an important administrative, military, and economic centre for many centuries. During 1st century CE, a poet and weaver named Thiruvalluvar lived in the town of Mylapore (a neighbourhood of present Chennai).[32] From the 1st-12th century the region of present Tamil Nadu and parts of South India was ruled by the Cholas.

Attractions

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This is a most prominent monument located in Chennai, India. This monument is dedicated to the veteran poet and philosopher ‘Thiruvaluvvar’ who wrote “Thirukkural”. If your trip is to travel in and around Chennai, then Valluvar Kottam is sure to be added...
Crocodile Park
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Pack your kit with water, soft drinks and other snack items! Oh yeah, the crocodile bank hasn’t got any snack counter, but loaded with reptiles. “Crocodile Bank” is all about crocodiles, snakes, and other reptiles. This is one fantastic place that...
Chennai Birla Planetarium
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“When you look at the stars and the galaxy  you feel that you are not from any particular piece of land, but  from the solar system “ -Kalpana Chawla  No matter whether it is a kid or an adult or an old one, everyone loves to ponder the sky and watch the stars (the...
Guindy Snake Park
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Ever have had a feeling that Chennai is so noisy ? This is the perfect place to enjoy silence and experience nature. It is full of flora and fauna. A variety of deer, snakes, birds and crocodiles are there.So many plants and mighty trees and fragrant flowers are there too. The up...
Vadapalani Murugan Temple
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There are so many temples all around the country, there are many Lord Murugan temples in Chennai but, what makes Vadapalani Murugan Temple special from the others?  Built about 125 years back, this much-hallowed and regularly frequented Lord Muruga sannidhi has emerged from a...
Fort St. George
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It was called as the ‘White Town’, this Fort St George is the name of the first English, then it was known as British, fortress in India founded in the year 1644 at Madras(now known as the Chennai). They say, this fortress was the driving force for the further trading...
Besant Nagar Beach
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Done with all your shopping? visited few attractive places in Chennai? Need a place so that you can take a break? Then, ‘Besant Beach’ should be your next stop. Named after the noted lady theosophist Annie Besant, Besant Nagar is one of Chennai’s neighborhoods....
Ashtalakshmi Temple
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This is the only temple dedicated to Sri Mahalakshmi on the east coast of Tamil Nadu. According to the lore, Sri Mahalakshmi is the consort of Sriman Narayanan (Sri Mahavishnu). The temple is located on the shores of Besant Nagar Beach, Chennai. The foundation was land in January...
Marina Beach
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Marina beach in Chennai along the Bay of Bengal is India’s longest and world’s second longest beach. This predominantly sandy of nearly 12 kilometers extends from Beasant Nagar in the south to Fort St. George in the north. Chennai Marina beach was renovated by...
Kapaleeswarar Temple
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The Kapaleeswarar Temple situated in Mylapore, Chennai is one of the ancient temples in India. The original temple was submerged under the sea & the current temple structure was a later construction. The Moolavar is Kapaleeswarar & Amman is Karpagambal. In front of the...