Chennai

Founded on

1639

Founded by

East India Company

State

Tamil Nadu

Geographical Area

1,189 km2

Population

70.9 lakhs

Best time to travel

November to October


About Chennai

Chennai, on the Bay of Bengal in eastern India, is the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu. The city is home to Fort St. George, built in 1644 and now a museum showcasing the city’s roots as a British military garrison and East India Company trading outpost, when it was called Madras. It is one of the metropolis of India and serves as the gateway of the culture of South India. it has emerged as a cosmopolitan city playing an important role in the historical, cultural and intellectual development of India, representing still the distinct components of the highest form of Dravidian civilisation.

Monuments / Historical Places / Sightseeing in Chennai

1. Hogenakkal

2. Kanchipuram

3. Kodaikanal

4. Mahabalipuram

5. Chidambaram

6. Madurai

7. Rameshwaram

8. Thanjavur

9. Tiruchirappalli

10. Kumbakonam

How to reach Chennai

It is very well connected to all the major cities of the country as well as international locations. The strong transportation links mean that easily reach the state via air, rail or road, whatever suits best. Local transportation options are also easily available, such as taxis and buses.

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