Things To Do
The Accord Metropolitan Hotel, Chennai
Kapaleeswarar Temple dates back to 7th century and was built by Pallavas. The architecture of the temple is that of a typical Dravidian style with two entrances marked by Gopuram on both sides. Rituals are performed during festivals and on a daily basis by head priests.
Madras Crocodile Bank
Madras Crocodile Bank is the first crocodile breeding center in Asia. The area is covered by coastal dune forests which are also home to a large number of water birds and Olive Ridley Sea Turtles.
Arignar Anna Zoological Park
Another name for this park is Vandalur Zoo and in terms of area, it is largest zoo in India. It houses many endangered species including mammals, birds, reptiles,amphibians, fishes and insects.
San Thomas Cathedral Basilica
San Thomas Cathedral Basilica was built in the 16th century by Portuguese explorers. It is one of the four churches that have been built over the tomb of the apostle.
Kamakshi Amman Temple
Kamakshi Amman Temple is dedicated to Kamakshi goddess. It is an important center of worship in the state, which was built by Pallava kings. Apart from this one, there are no other Parvati temples in the city.