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Five Iconic Places To Browse When In Chennai

Chennai – ideally the cultural capital of India is a vibrant city full of colours, and beliefs offering plenty of places and monuments to visit. Browse through the following pointers if you are planning a holiday escape in the city.

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Kapaleeshwarar Temple

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Kapaleeshwarar Temple is one of the city’s oldest Hindu Temples that’s ideal for those who are interested in discovering the local culture, architects, and mesmerizing designs. Believed to have been built in the 7th century by Pallava kings, the temple is a fine example of the Dravidian styled sculpture and architecture.

Fort St George

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Explore the colonial charm with a visit to Fort St George in Chennai, which can be easily reached from places such as Turyaa Chennai. The museum which is constructed during the British rule, houses artefacts from the era including coins, silverware, paintings and much more!

San Thome Basilica

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San Thome Basilica is a significant religious places and a reminder of the colonial past of the city which is worth a visit. It’s believed that Jesus’ disciple St.Thomas was buried here and features a statue of St. Thomas in a sitting posture that shouldn’t be missed out if you are heading to this place of worship.

Marina Beach

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Marina beach is an ideal place to unwind and relax after a hectic day in the bustling streets of Chennai. It’s one of the best places to visit while at Chennai to view spectacular sun rise and lively local culture.

Connemara Public Library

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Bookworms there you go! Connemara Public Library boasts a unique and rare collection of information across various subjects which caters the needs of anyone and everyone who’s curious enough to go through pages and find facts.

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