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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 History

The Pallavas were the one of the first settlers and rulers of Chennai. For several years—from 3000 AD to ninth century—they led the people except for those years when the entire region was under the control of the Kalabhras. However, the Pallavas were later overthrown by the Chola, with Aditya I, as the leader in 879 AD. Since then Chennai, known then as Madras, was under the Chola pseudo-government. The Cholas... read more

Chennai Sightseeing

Chennai city is full of places of worship and you will come across a church, a mosque, or a temple in almost every lane. If not all, at least a few like the Parthasarathy Temple, Kapaleeswarar Temple, Asthalakshmi Temple, Vadapalani Temple, Iskcon Temple, Santhome Cathdral Basilica, St.George’s Cathedral, Thousand Lights Mosque, Big Mosque, Shree Gujarati Swetamber deserve a place in your itinerary. Besides, there... read more

Chennai Nightlife

The main city is filled with several bars, nightclubs, lounges, and pool parlors. Music played is normally of Western origin, and servers would usually provide cocktails and beers to guests and partygoers. You will seldom see any local or foreigner on their seats once the DJ starts to spin the discs, and the lights change to Technicolor. Some good examples of bars to go to are those you can find in Residency Towers... read more

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

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