Chennai, formerly known as Madras, is the capital of Tamilnadu state of India. It is one of the largest center of Southern India for cultural, Economical & Education which is situated from Bay of Bengal to Coromandel Coast. It is the forth largest city of India by arial and by population, according to the 2011 census. It is the metropolitan city of India which is the 36th largest urban city, according to the world population. It is the most popular city of India between the international tourists. Chennai have the 3rd largest migrants which is more than 100000 according in 2016. Lonely Planet a tourist guide had given the name of Chennai in the top 10 cities of the world. According to the National Geographic, the food of Chennai is the 2nd best food in the world and it is the only city which is listed in this list. Chennai is the 3rd largest harbor of India. It is the 2nd largest city in the production of software and IT sector related products. The automobile industry is very well developed in Chennai and nearby areas which is the 60% part of India, therefore Chennai is also known as Detroit of South Asia. Here annual Madras Music Season is held every year. It is the important center for the ‘BHARTNATYAM’, Here, Tamil Film industry is the India’s 2nd largest film industry, which is also known as Cooliwood.
Chennai is situated at the Southern Eastern coast of India & at the Northern Eastern coast of Tamilnadu. This coastal area is also known as eastern coastal plain. The famous 12 KM ocean coast of Chennai which is known as Marina Beach. There are some lakes in the western area of Chennai which are Red Hills, Sholawaram, Chembrabakkam. Northern part of Chennai is a Industrial area and Southern part is a business center. A national Park is also situated in the city boundary which is known as Guindy National Park.
Temperature of Chennai:-
The Temperature of Chennai is about equal for all the year because of his ocean coast and due to situated on the Thermal Equator.
May-June – 38 Degree to 42 Degree
January – 18 Degree to 20 Degree
Lowest Temperature Till Date – 15.8 Degree
Highest Temperature Till Date- 44 Degree
Tourist Places in Chennai:-
There are so many tourist places in Chennai in which Madras University, Chepok Mahal, Fish seed center, Kapaleeshwar Temple,, Parthsarthi Temple, Ajayabghar and Zoo are the important places to visit. Saint Fort Church is also a important tourist place in Chennai. This fort was made by the Fransisi De of East India Company in 1640. It is the Business center for the East India Company. Saint Merry Church is situated in this Fort which is the Most ancient Church made by the Britishers in India.
Marina Beach of Chennai is also the main attraction of tourists. It is the 2nd largest Ocean Coast beach of the world. There are so many crowds in the evening reached at this beach like everyone of the city reached at this beach because of its 200 to 300 Yard wide coast. There are so many Shark Fishes are available on this beach. A swimming pool is also available at this beach to avoid from the danger to the tourists.
Tourist places of Chennai is following:
- Marina Beach
- Covelong Beach
- Sri Parthasarathy Temple
- Birla Planetarium
- Elliot Beach
- San Thome Church
- Kapaleeshwar Temple
- Thousand Lights Mosque
- Fort St. George
- Connemara Public Library
- Guindy National Park & Snake Park
- Vellankani Shrine
- Madras High Court
- Vivekanandar House
- Royapuram Fishing Harbour
- Arinagar Anna Zoological Park
- Semmozhi Poonga
- Crocodile Bank
- Dakshina Chitra
- MGM Dizzee World
- Cholamandal Artist Village
- Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary, Kanchipuram
- Pulicat Lake & Bird Sanctuary
Nearby Tourist Places of Chennai:-
- Nandi Hills
- BR Hills