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Madras Nightlife, India

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.

Madras has grown immensely in last couple of years due to the IT industry boom and people have Madras have been quick to cash on the IT industry boom. Many IT companies have offices in Madras and the executives of these companies are always in the lookout for exciting nightlife so as to cool off the heat which they get during the days work.

All this has helped the nightlife of Madras experience a jump and this jump has been positive. No tour to Madras is complete without enjoying the nightlife of Madras. You won’t find any corner of Madras where parties aren’t occurring during nights. As a matter of fact, the nightlife of Madras is the most important reason why tourism is encouraged in Madras. The happening nightlife of Madras is the clear proof about the passion which the locals of Madras are full of.

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.

Leather Bar is famous for its dark theme. It is part of Park hotel, which is located on 601 Anna Salai, and is the one-of-its-kind venues to enjoy nightlife. It features black leather floors, leather sofas, and olive suede walls which altogether make up a great dark theme for those who want to enjoy themselves in darkness.

Some other hot spots for locals as well as for tourists to enjoy nightlife are Pasha’s (again in Park Hotel), Bike & Barrel (part of Residency Towers Hotel), Dublin (which is part of ITC Hotel Park Sheraton & Towers), Geoffrey's (part of Hotel Radha Park Inn), and Durrant's (which is part of Sheraton Chola).

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