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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 Nightlife

Although various laws try their best to curb the nightlife of Madras, the locals of Madras have managed to give nightlife in Madras a new definition. Zara’s, which is located in 74 Cathedral Road, is considered to be the most happening hot spots of Madras. Soothing music, multiple types of drinks, and dance to its extreme are some of the features of Zara’s. Weekends are the busiest of all days in Zara's. read more

Madras History

With the late 19th century came the railroad and Midas was connected to other cities, like Calcutta and Bombay.  This brought greater trade and communication to the other cities in India.  During World War 1, Madras was the only city in India to be attacked when A German cruiser shelled an oil depot in 1914.  Much of the shipping trade in Madras was disputed.  However, one of the most significant occurrences in the... read more

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

Madras is the old name for Chennai of today. Madras was considered to be a Portuguese name and hence after huge pressure from politicians Madras was given the name of Chennai in the year 1996. This was the time when changing names of various Indian cities was at its peak. Madras happens to be the capital of Tamil Nadu (a state of India) and it has the fourth highest metropolitan population in India. Madras has been an... read more

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