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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

During World War I Chennai was the main target of the Central Powers because of the presence of an oil depot of the Germans. It was also under the British rule until it achieved its independence in 1947 and became the official capital of Tamil Nadu in 1969. read more

Chennai Nightlife

For nature lovers or for people who are looking for great alternatives to noisy and overcrowded bars and pubs, the Chennai beaches, such as the Elliots Beach, can provide you a sanctuary. The place is almost deserted, with no trace of throngs and large Indian and tourist groups, as well as beggars. You can stay at the beach until 1 o’clock in the morning. You can also spot some fisherfolks who are more than willing... 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

Chennai Sightseeing

Chennai city also has a number of historical buildings and monuments as well as a few landmark structures that are famed for their architecture. There is Fort St. George for instance as well as Vivekananda Illam, Bharathiyar Illam, Valluvar Kottam, Ripon Building, Theosophical Society, Kamaraj Memorial House, Senate House and Raj Bhavan, etc. The MGR Film City is a must-visit for tourists. read more

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