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  •  Chennai is the capital city of state Tamil Nadu in India. Chennai enjoys commercial, cultural and educational center in South of India. Chennai is usually known as the “Cultural Capital of South India”. Over the recent years, Chennai is recognized as the largest exporter of services for IT and BPO. The city also has large numbers of automobile industries located in and around the city, thus giving it a name of “Detroit of India”. The music enjoyed by residents of Chennai is Carnatic Music. Chennai hosts cultural events in its vicinity. The Madras Music Session is one of them. The classical dance form of Tamilians is Bharat Natyam. Kollywood is the Tamil film industry located in the city that has great movies made over the years.
  •  Chennai has a tropical wet and dry climate. The weather in Chennai is usually hot and humid for the entire year. The city enjoys coolest temperature only in the period of December and January. The city enjoys rainfall from the period of July usually.
  •  Arubathimoovar festival - This festival is celebrated in order to pay devotion to the 63 saints of Shiva (Siva) who spent their lives in devoting homage to lord Shiva. Chitirai festival – This is celebrated to pay respect to the marriage occassion between Meenakshi (Pandiyan Princess) and Lord Sundareswarar. Kanthri festival is dedicated to saint Quadirwali. Kavadi festival – This festival is dedicated to Lord Muruga which is celebrated throughout the city. Tayagaraja festival – This festival is celebrated to pay homage to South Indian saint and composer who lived during the 18th century. Vellankani – This festival is celebrated in the memory of a great legend of Portugese sailors who were saved in the city from a storm.
  •  Pongal - Pongal is celebrated with great enthusiasm by Tamilians across the world. It is the Chennais most important and popular festival. This festival usually falls on January 14th and is embraced with popular Tamilian dishes.
  •  Chennai the “The Gate Way to South India” is one of the few cities in the world that accommodates a national park, within its limits. Along with cultural significance, temples and beaches add more value to Chennai. Marina Beach in city is longest urban beach in India. Chennai is the third most visited city in India by foreigners after Mumbai and New Delhi. You can check online for nice travel guide that will help you understand things better.
  •  Shore Temple at Mamallapuram is the most popular tourist attractions in Chennai.
  •  Chennai Museum It is India’s one of the best museums and popular attraction for tourists. It has all the variations like geology, botany, numismatics, sculpture and more. It has interesting carvings of Jain, Hindu and Buddhist mythology
  •  Valluvar Kottam (Stone Chariot) – This place embarks the beauty of old centuries artwork. It is a huge auditorium and is known to have the largest seating capacity.
  •  Zoo, beaches, and wildlife parks form the primary recreation areas of the city. Chennai houses several theme parks, namely MGM Dizzee World, VGP Golden beach and Queens Land. Arignar Anna Zoological Park is one of the largest zoological parks in the world and attracts nearly 2 million visitors per year.
  •  Chennai is home to a potpourri of vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian cuisines and is famous for its exclusive food culture and traditional range of cuisine. Restaurants, Road food vendors and Hotels etc offers mouth watering food making Chennai as must visit place for hardcore foodie. Dosas, rice dishes, Rava idli etc are delicious eatable you can get all across Chennai.
  •  You can find all hotel categories in Chennai which will help you enjoy a perfect stay! If your budget is tight and you want to save money from your trip then you can easily find budget hotels in Chennai. If you want to enjoy the best and have a luxurious stay then the city definitely has some of the best and luxury hotels in Chennai You can also check online for some of the best category of hotels and make your decision instantly!
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