Chennai Itinerary 2 Days

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2 Days in Chennai - Perfect Weekend Guide

The capital of the state of Tamil Nadu, Chennai is an interesting mix of colonial-era reminders, a modern infrastructure, and an interesting culture. The colourful temples contrasting with the state-of-the-art metro tracks, and the white-coloured churches standing tall against the backdrop of the beautiful beaches give this city an intriguing feel. Go through this Chennai Itinerary 2 Days to plan a weekend getaway here.

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Marina Beach

A natural urban beach along the Bay of Bengal, Marina Beach is the second-largest beach in the world covering a length of 13 kilometres, including a 6-kilometre-long promenade. Starting at Fort St. George in the north and running till Foreshore Estate in the south, this beach presents visitors with an uninterrupted stretch of golden sands and foamy sea. Boasting of a carnival-like atmosphere owing to a large number of stalls and eateries, this beach is perfect to sample some of Chennai’s street-food staples and get a glimpse into the rich culture of the city.

San Thome Cathedral

Located in the Mylapore area of Chennai, San Thome Cathedral is one of the most gorgeous churches in the city. Cathedral Basilica rebuilt in 1896 in neo-Gothic style is a Roman Catholic minor basilica in Santhome. What sets this church apart and makes it famous among tourists is the fact that it is the only church in the world built over the tomb of an apostle of Jesus, apart from St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City and Santiago de Compostela Cathedral in Galicia, Spain

Birla Planetarium

Bequeathing visitors with a unique opportunity to explore the interesting world of outer space, including the solar systems, Birla Planetarium is one of the most educative things to do in Chennai. A virtual tour of the night sky and informative cosmic shows are somethings that you can look forward to during your visit to this place.

Kapaleeshwarar Temple

A colourful Dravidian-style temple, Kapaleeshwarar Temple that was built around the 7th century CE. Housing numerous shrines, among which those of Kapaleeswarar and Karpagambal are the most prominent, this temple gives you a brief insight into the culture and religious practices in this part of the country.

Fort St. George

Built by the East India Company in 1644, Fort St. George is one of the popular sightseeing places in Chennai. The well-decorated halls housing exhibits like weapons, coins, uniforms and other artefacts offer visitors a glimpse into the colonial era.

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