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Chennai Map, India

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Chennai Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Chennai with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Chennai useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Chennai!

Chennai Travel Guide

A large number of people of Chennai are descendants of the early settlers of Tamil Nadu. They are now known as Tamils. Nevertheless, there are still some of them who are Telegu Bengali Marwari and Anglo Indian (those with British Englis and Indian ancestry). Being a business hub of the country there is also an increasing number of foreigners who decided to settle here. They normally come from Europe and the United States. read more

Chennai Sightseeing

Other interesting Chennai sights include the city’s many amusement parks like Dolphin City, MGM Dizzee World and places like Birla Planetarium, etc. – attractions that appeal to one and all, across age-groups and preferences. And when you have seen all of the city sights, you can just go around and visit other nearby destinations like Mammalapuram, Dakshina Chitra or the Vedanthangal Bird Sactuary. read more

Chennai Nightlife

Indians are known for their great love for their culture and heritage. To celebrate traditions and customs, there are theatrical performances that you can watch. But you have to be extremely vigilant as they would commonly change venues even without prior notice. If you have not checked any theatrical schedule but would love to watch one anyway, try checking out the cultural centers, theaters, and auditoriums in the city. read more

Chennai History

Because of its closeness to the sea, Chennai became a favorite harbor and port of foreigners, especially for the Europeans. In 1612, a group of Dutch men arrived in the city and developed a colony in Pulicat, which was located in the north. Later on, the British East India Company—an organization involved trading various kinds of goods such as silk, tea, and opium—opened a factory in Armagon. However, because of... read more

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