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Places near Chennai


Fasten your seatbelts for a whirlwind tour if you are planning to visit places around Chennai. While famous places around Chennai such as Tirupati, Thanjavur, and Nellore are just about 113, 283, and 154 km away respectively, there are quite a few lovely places closer home. For instance, Shore Temple and Kailashnath Temple are hardly 70 km away. A couple of other highly popular places around Chennai are Yelagiri and Yercaud.


78 reviews
Marina Beach
Triplicane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600005, India
Places To Visit
Fun Lovers , Loners , Nature Lovers
  • World's second largest urban beach and the country's largest, Marina Beach is a popular hangout of humans and sea-animals...
6 reviews
Kapaleeshwar Temple
12, North Mada Street, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004, India
Places To Visit
God Lovers , Experience Seekers , Nirvana Seekers
    5:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Steeped in mythology and ancient to the core, the Kapaleeshwar Temple is popularly believed to have been built in 7th...
Rajaji Salai, Fort St. George, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600009, India.
Fort / Fortress
History Buffs , Wanderers
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Fort St. George is functional since 31st January 1948. Built in 1975, this fort is the first building to be made by the...
6 reviews
San Thome Basilica
38, Santhome High Road, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 600004, India
Places To Visit
History Buffs , Wanderers , God Lovers
    6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Built in the 16th century by Portuguese and rebuilt by the British in 1893, San Thome Basilica is a Catholic minor...
17 reviews
Arignar Anna Zoological Park
Vandalur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600048, India
Places To Visit
Nature Lovers , Experience Seekers , Photo Fanatics
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Holding the distinction of being the first public zoo of the country, Arinagar Anna Zoological Park in Vandalur...
8 reviews
Sri Parthasarathy Swamy Temple
Singarachari Street, Triplicane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600005, India
Places To Visit
God Lovers , History Buffs , Nirvana Seekers
    6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Sri Parthasarathy Swamy Temple is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Krishna and is said to be the oldest temple in...
15 reviews
Besant Nagar Beach
6th Avenue, Besant Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600090, India
Places To Visit
Fun Lovers , Nature Lovers , Adventure Seekers , Photo Fanatics
    12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
  • Though popularly known as the Besant Nagar Beach or Bessie, the beach's original name is Elliot's Beach after Edward...
3 reviews
Vivekanandar Ilam
Marina beach road, Triplicane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 600005, India
Places To Visit
History Buffs , Experience Seekers
    10:00 AM - 12:15 PM
    3:00 PM - 7:15 PM
  • A handsome, stately building, Vivekanandar Illam has had an unusual origin before becoming a site of immense cultural...
7 reviews
Vadapalani Murugan Temple
Andavar Koli Street, Vadapalani, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600026, India
Places To Visit
God Lovers , Experience Seekers , Experience Seekers , Nirvana Seekers , Photo Fanatics
    5:30 AM - 9:00 PM(Pooja Timing)
  • Over a hundred years old, Vadapalani Murugan Temple is a living testament of devotion and selfless dedication and...
1 review
Jesus Call Prayer Tower
NO.16, Dr. D.G.S Dhinakaran Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600028, India
Places To Visit
Experience Seekers , God Lovers , Nirvana Seekers
    7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Jesus Call Prayer Tower is a beautiful religious place in Chennai. It has a charm that will mesmerise you to the core. If...
1 review
Cholamandal Artists' Village
East Coast Road, Injambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600041, India
Places To Visit
Experience Seekers , Connoisseurs , Photo Fanatics
    9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Cholamandal Artist's village is tucked away on the outskirts of the city in the village of Injabakkam lies the artists'...
8 reviews
Kalikambal Temple
212, Thambu Chetty Street, George Town, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600001, India
Places To Visit
God Lovers , Nirvana Seekers
    6:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Dedicated to Goddess Kalikambal, a form of Goddess Parvati, and  Sri Shiva as Lord Kamateswarar, Kalikambal Temple is...
1 review
The Huddleston Gardens of Theosophical Society
Durgabai Deshmukh Road, Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600020, India
Places To Visit
Nature Lovers , Experience Seekers , Wanderers , Photo Fanatics
    8:30 AM - 10:00 AM (Grounds)
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Grounds)
    9:30 AM - 12:30 PM (Bookshop)
    2:30 PM - 5:30 PM (Bookshop)
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Library)
    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM (Display of Ancient Documents)
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Display of Ancient Documents)
  • Chennai's very own secret garden, The Huddleston Gardens of Theosophical Society is a popular getaway for the locals,...
36, Punjarasantankal Village, Aiyankarkulam, Kanchipuram district, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 631502, India
Places To Visit
Experience Seekers , Wanderers
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Called Kattai Kuttu Kudam, one of the several dance and music forms native to Tamil Nadu, it is essentially rural...
Saipuram, Injambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600041, India
Places To Visit
God Lovers , Nirvana Seekers , Experience Seekers
    4:00 AM (Temple Open) - 10:30 PM
    8:30 PM - 10:00 PM (Devotional Songs in Samadhi Mandir & Cultural Programms)
  • A peaceful, serene site of worship and devotion, Shirdi Sai Baba Temple Chennai contains within it the essence and...
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Places around chennai

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