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Madras 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 Madras 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 Madras 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 Madras useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Madras!

Madras Travel Guide

Situated on Bay of Bengal’s Coromandel Coast, it was built by British in the seventeenth century and was developed into one of the major naval bases and urban centers. By the 20th century, it became a significant administrative center and capital of Madras Presidency. The economy of Madras has broad industrial foundation in technology, automobile, healthcare and hardware manufacturing industries. It is India’s... read more

Madras Sightseeing

Elliots Beach is the more famous beach of Madras with lots of crowd pouring in on daily basis. It is located in Besant Nagar and hence it is also called as Besant Nagar Beach in many occasions. It is a great place for those who plan to cool their heads off from the hoopla of the metropolitan city. read more

Madras Nightlife

Madras (or the latest name Chennai) is the capital of Tamil Nadu (a state in India) and holds fourth largest population when it comes to metropolitan cities in India. Madras was given the name of Chennai as locals / politicians of Madras used to consider Madras being a Portugal name. Amidst huge pressure from politicians Madras was named Chennai which happens to be more traditional name for the city. read more

Madras History

In the 18th and 19th centuries, France and Britain squabbled for supremacy in India and Madras city monies were up and down.  The French actually occupied the city for a short while.  Britain established its supremacy and Madras became one of four separate divisions of British India.  It has been used as a base for military type expedition during the Wars of the Carnatic. read more

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