Chennai perhaps is the most peaceful and green metropolis in India. The city has its fair share of forts and palaces reminding the
tourists the glory of bygone eras along with the modern advancements.
Amongst the must visits in Chennai is the second longest beach in the world - Marina Beach. The
gorgeous golden sands invite innumerable tourists especially during the evenings. The British East India Company's St. George
Fort is a famous landmark of Chennai. Another colonial structure in the city of Chennai worth visiting is the Santhome
Cathedral. If you are religious minded, a visit to the Kapaleeshwar Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and Parthsarthy Temple
dedicated to Lord Krishna is a must. For animal lovers Guindy National Park and Snake Park of Chennai offer unforgettable experiences.
Chennai is also home to the National Art Gallery that has a good collection of old paintings
and sculptures. Within the Serene Garden of Remembrance in Chennai is the Theosophical Society. The gorgeous green gardens with different
shrines of various faiths attract tourists and pilgrims alike to Chennai. All in all, Chennai is the destination to be in to
visit numerous ancient temples and temple towns in this part of the country.