Chennai is the Southern welcoming door to the Indian subcontinent and attracts a big percentage of tourists every year. The rich traditional history and vibrancy of its culture make the capital of south a popular tourist destination on the world map.
Don’t mistake this city for any ordinary south Indian city, it is different in many ways and offers several fun things to do. A list of these things is given here. Take a look:
18. Reliving Beautiful Malgudi Days
If R K Narayan’s artistic sketches inspire you, do visit Malgudi restaurant in Savera and enjoy flavorful coastal cuisines here.
17. A Coffee Tip in Mother Nature’s Lap
Need some time unaccompanied? Stopover for rich aroma of dark coffee at Eco Café and ease your mind spectating the elegance of southern natural world.
16. Visit Alligators In Their Natural Habitat
If reptiles,especially alligators fascinate you, ‘Crocodile Bank’ is the place to be. Located just on the way to Mamallapuarm, the zoo houses almost every reptile species. Interested visitors can also take classes here to further their knowledge about reptiles.
15. Come To Be A Bookworm At Anna Centenary Library
Renowned as the biggest library in Asia, Anna Centenary Library is a great place to enjoy reading books of your taste with a peaceful cup of coffee.
14. Rediscover The Historical Significance At Cholamandal Artists Village
Located on the way to Thirubanmiyur, the place is a glimpse to the traditional South Indian art and cultural works.
13. Identifying The Cultural Richness Of Southern India At Daksinchitra
This place showcases the cultural lifestyle of five major southern states of the Indian sub-continent. You can shop for some of the most amazing traditional stuff here. Art and craft items are available are reasonably priced.
12. Enjoy Folk Dance and Music At Kalashetra
Popular for cultural dances and music, Kalashetra is busy center, with artist buzzing around.
11. A Peaceful Sunset At Thiruvanmiyur Beach
Certainly one of the most isolated beaches in South India, Thiruvanmiyur is a perfect place to sit back and relax, enjoying a lovely sunset.
10. Preview The Captivating Beauty Of Sri Lanka At Mahabodhi Society
Visit the Mahabodhi Society of Sri Lanka to experience the Theravada Buddhist teachings in a peaceful temple with an 18 foot tall Buddha idol.
9. Discover Yourself In Dhamma Setu
If you are looking for a secluded place, there’s nothing better than visiting Dhamma Setu near Thirumudivakkam.
8. Spend A Day Fishing At The Barracuda Bay
If you love fishing and haven’t stopped over by the Barracuda Bay, you’ve probably missed a fabulous chance to see the most amazing aquatic life.
7. A Ride To The Royal Enfield Factory
Book your 2nd or the forth Saturday for a ride of a lifetime to the famous Royal Enfield Factory in Northern Chennai.
6. Enjoy Late Afternoon Tea At Café Amethyst
This is perhaps a historical building, but is adorned as a beautiful restaurant with comfy antique furniture and mouthwatering tea times.
5. Savor Delicious South Indian Cuisines
As such, good food courts are found on almost every street end of the city, places like Saravana Bhavan, Ente Keralam and Kukarakom are renowned from their delicious south Indian food.
4. Go English at 10 Downing Street
If you love beer before dinner and that too the English way, you must visit the famous 10 Downing Street. Main attractions here are Saturday club night, Friday retro night and Wednesday ladies night.
3. Eat A Delicious Spicy Meal At Rain Tree
No, it’s not tree, but a hotel restaurant in Chennai and is renowned for its delicious cuisines of Chettinad region that is spicier than normal south Indian food.
2. Enjoy Thai Food at Benjarong
Not only the food, but Benjarong has some the most marvelously carved furniture that makes the ambiance look very graceful.
1. Day Out at Dizzee World
This place is for everyone. Kids, teenagers, couples, elders, everyone will find something amazing to do in this incredible amusement park.