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Chennai has been named “Detroit of India” because it is a manufacturing hub of the automobile industry. The government is working to convert it into a smart city. Chennai is also home to other industries like power generation, software services, and banking. Chennai, the capital city of Tamil Nadu has a rich cultural heritage, great historical significance, and beautiful temple architecture. With the growing working population and tourists visiting this city, self-drive car rental in Chennai from Avis is an affordable option and you won't need to own a vehicle. You can check Chennai car rental rates on the Avis website.
Famous Places to Visit in Chennai
Also known as Egmore Museum or the Madras Museum it is the second oldest museum in India. The point of origin of the Government Museum is the museum in Madras planned by the Madras Literary Society in 1846. Being the largest museum in South Asia, it holds the historic treasures in the form of archaeological and numismatic collection. It also houses the largest collection of Roman antiquities outside Europe. Quite a lot of the buildings located within the Government Museum have aged up to 100 years. Car hire in Chennai from Avis is the best option for tourists to go exploring every site at your own convenience.
Vivekananda house was famously called the “Ice House” and was built in 1877. It has now become an important pilgrimage and shrine for those who follow the teachings of Swami Vivekananda. This house was built in the year 1877. A lot of people believe that Swami Vivekananda spent time living in this house. The Victorian architecture of the house makes it all the more compelling. The bedroom was once believed to be Vivekananda's place to sleep and meditate and it has now become a peaceful spot for others to meditate.
Victory War Memorial:
You can find Victory War Memorial on the Beach Road near the beginning of Marina Beach. It was built to honor the memory of soldiers who sacrificed their lives during the two world wars. The memorial was constructed as a celebration when the allied powers won the 1st world war. Later after the 2nd world war, it was turned into a War Memorial in the memory of people from Madras presidency who lost their lives fighting. Some know it by the name of Cupids Bow. The roads that lead to this memorial are so smooth and easy to understand that you can reach this place easily with an Avis car rental in Chennai even without a driver.
Triplicane Big Mosque:
Triplicane Big Mosque can be found in the Janbazar region along the Wallajah Road. Constructed in 1795, it is one of the most fascinating mosques in the capital city of Tamil Nadu. It is also called by the name of Wallajah Mosque in the memory of Nawab Wallajah built by his family. To get the feel of luxury when you visit this mosque, you can hire a luxury car rental in Chennai from Avis for your exciting road trips.