Chennai, India

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Description

Chennai, formerly known as Madras, is the capital of the southern state of Tamil Nadu in India. With a population of 8.6 million (2011 census), Chennai's urbanized area is the most populous in South India and the fourth most populous in India. It is situated on the east coast of peninsular India.

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Accommodations in Chennai

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Red Lollipop Hostel

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Zama Lodge

3.4
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Top Things to Do in Chennai

Kapaleeshwar Temple

Sacred & Religious Site

Shirdi Sai Baba Temple

Sacred & Religious Site

Sri Parthasarathy Temple

Sacred & Religious Site

Mylapore

Neighborhood

Thirumalai Thirupathi Devasthanam

Sacred & Religious Site

Express Avenue Mall

Shopping Mall

Madras Crocodile Bank

Nature & Wildlife Area

San Thome Church

Architectural Building

Besant Nagar Beach

Beach

Sri Bharadhan Handicrafts

Antique Store

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Popular Tours in Chennai

Private Cultural Tour: Day Trip to Mahabalipuram and Dakshinachitra from Chennai

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On this private tour from Chennai, journey back in time to discover traditional South Indian culture through its artistic, architectural and religious heritage.... Read More

Chennai Shore Excursion - Full Day Private Chennai Guided City Tour

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Chennai or Madras as it was called before, is a metropolitan city blessed with a wealth of tourist attractions. During this 8-hour tour with a professional guide,... Read More

Day Trip to Mahabalipuram on Royal Enfield Motorcycle or By Private Car

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This 13-hour day trip takes you to Mahabalipuram where you will explore various architectural treasures such as rock cut temples, the Shore temple, Arjuna's... Read More

Private Morning Market Tour in Chennai

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Visit the Asia's biggest fruit and vegetable market in Koyambedu, Chennai, where visitors can find both local and imported fruits and vegetables. You'll also be... Read More

Half-Day Shopping Tour in Chennai

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Chennai is like a huge market and shopping malls are everywhere. Not surprisingly, the city is fast making a name for itself as a shopper’s paradise. On this... Read More

Guided Evening Food Tasting Tour in Chennai

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Enjoy a unique opportunity to experience and learn about the exciting history, culture, and the distinctive architecture of Chennai as you follow its unique... Read More

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Popular Trips through Chennai

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Cost of Living in Chennai

Daily Budget:
USD

17 - 24

Weekly Budget:
USD

119 - 172
Item Description Estimated Price
Fast Food Meal
USD
4.00
Cheap Local Restaurant Meal
USD
1.50
Mid-range Restaurant Meal
USD
3.75
Coffee at a Cafe
USD
1.00
Beer at a Bar
USD
2.00
Bottle of Wine from a Market
USD
8.50
Ticket to a Movie
USD
2.00
Ticket on Public Transportation
USD
0.20
Taxi (1km)
USD
0.20

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Chennai Weather: Average Temperature

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
88 92 96 100 99 96 94 93 90 86 85 85
71 74 79 81 81 78 77 77 76 73 71 69
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
31 34 36 38 38 36 34 34 32 30 29 30
21 24 26 27 27 26 25 25 24 23 22 21

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