From Culture to Adventure: Some Unmissable Things to Do in Chennai

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], September 1: Chennai, the state capital of Tamil Nadu, is a city rich in culture, religion, and hospitality. The city has several places of tourist attraction, including the famous Marina Beach along the Bay of Bengal. Let us check out a few of the significant tourist spots of Chennai.

Kapaleeshwarar Temple

This ancient and famous temple houses Lord Shiva as Kapaleeshwarar and Goddess Parvati as Karpagambal. The magnificent gopuram, with its array of colourful and exquisite sculptures, takes your breath away. It is an enchanting experience to watch the religious and cultural activities that happen in and around the temple.

Step outside the kapaleeshwarar temple to take in the busy market area buzzing with activity, with all goods from flowers to vegetables to textiles to jewellery being available. Don’t miss out on the lip-smacking quick bites in the numerous small eateries, along with authentic South Indian filter coffee, a sure treat to your taste buds.

Marina Beach

Marina Beach, with a length of over 12 km along the Bay of Bengal, is the second longest urban beach in the world. It has a beautiful walkway adorned with several important landmarks. The beach is lined with many monuments and statues, including one that commemorates the Victory of Labour. With its vastness and grainy sand and innumerable street food joints that line the way to the sea, the Marina Beach is a tourist’s paradise with fresh air and a breath-taking view of the sea.

VGP Marine Kingdom – Live Feeding Show

VGP Marine Kingdom is India’s first and largest walk-through aquarium that is home to a huge variety of aquatic species. The life-size tanks and overhead aquariums here provide an exhilarating experience of aquatic animals moving all around you. 

At VGP Marine Kingdom, you get to watch the feeding of fishes in the different aquariums and tanks. It is a thrilling experience to watch fishes such as koi carp, alligator gar, rays, moray eels & sharks rush together for a sumptuous meal. Watch the live feeding shows in the different zones at specific times of the day. 

With its innumerable places of tourist attraction, Chennai is a must-visit place for every travel buff.

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