Chennai is the capital city of Tamil Nadu and is one of the four major metropolitan cities of India. Located on the east coast of India, the city has a rich cultural heritage, beautiful temple architecture, and a great historical significance. The city is popular for its extreme treasure of tourist attractions.
PLACES TO SEE IN CHENNAI
Government Museum: Established in 1851, Government Museum of Chennai is popularly known as the ‘Madras Museum’. Factually being the second oldest museum of India, this museum is a treasure in itself. As a rich repository of finest masterpieces of art, archaeology, anthropology, numismatics and much more, the Madras Museum assures to lure one and all.
Vivekananda House: Vivekananda House or Vivekananda Illam is a museum in Chennai which is looked upon as an important landmark by the followers of Swami Vivekananda, the saint who introduced Indian philosophy to the Western world. It is treated as a place of pilgrimage as this is where Swami Vivekananda stayed after returning from his visit to the West in 1897.
Victory War Memorial: Chennai (as most of us call it) or Madras, is considered as the gateway to South India. Victory War Memorial or the Cupid's Bow in Chennai is one of the two war memorials located here, Madras War Cemetery being the other one. The memorial is situated at the beginning of the iconic Marina Beach, which is counted among the longest beaches in the world.
Triplicane Big Mosque: Triplicane Big Mosque in Chennai is located in the Janbazaar area of Triplicane in Chennai, along Wallajah Road. It is one of the most beautiful mosques in Chennai. The mosque is located a short distance away from the Queiad-e-Milleth High Road.