List of Top 10 Tourist Places to Visit in Chennai

Top 10 Tourist Places to Visit in Chennai

Chennai city is the capital of Tamil Nadu. Chennai is one of the most important cities visited in India by the tourist people. There are various special characteristics which add beauty to Chennai. Places like Museums, parks, shopping malls, beaches, etc are sighted more by newcomers. It is comparatively a small district amongst the districts in Tamil Nadu. List of Top 10 Tourist Places to Visit in Chennai to be mentioned are as follows.

• Kabaleeshwarar Temple, Chennai

Kabaleeswarar temple is located in Mylapore, Chennai.Main deity of the temple is Lord Shiva who is in the name of Kabaleeshwarar with his spouse Parvati.

List of Top 10 Tourist Places to Visit in Chennai Kabaleeshwarar Temple

• Guindy National Park, Chennai

National Park at Guindy is once a part of forest reserve in the suburbs of Chennai. There are a wide range of animals and birds are residing in that park. There are about 150 varieties of birds and number of migrant birds available.

List of Top 10 Tourist Places to Visit in Chennai Guindy National Park

• Arignar Anna and M.G.Ramachandran memorial

Arignar Anna and M.G.Ramachandran, both took the position of respectable Chief minister of Tamil Nadu during past times. Their memorials are located at Chennai Marina Beach.

List of Top 10 Tourist Places in Chennai MGR Memorial

• Madras War cemetery

Madras War Cemetery was the place which is constructed to show tribute towards the most respected army people of Chennai. Those people warred against the enemies and saved thousands of people. In reverence to their great job Madras War cemetery was built. The place has the weapons, suits and also a war person’s other relevant items for view.

List of Top 10 Tourist Places to Visit in Chennai Madras War Cemetery

• Rajiv Gandhi memorial

Rajiv Gandhi, one of the most unforgettable persons of India and was killed by enemies. He was buried and his memorial is located at Sriperumpudur. The memorial was built by Central Government of India. He was killed by Human suicide bomber in 1991.Rajiv Gandhi memorial consists of his corpse buried along with his used things. It is definitely one of the must see Tourist places in Tamil Nadu.

List of Top 10 Tourist Places to Visit in Chennai Rajiv Gandhi Memorial

• Kamarajar Memorial house

Kamarajar is one of the great leaders of Tamil Nadu. He is once the Chief minister of Tamil Nadu. He introduced many schemes for the welfare of the people. The chief memorial for Mr.K.Kamarajar is built in memory of him at thirumalaipillai road in Thiyagaraya Nagar in Chennai. The used articles of Kamarajar are kept in Chennai. It will serve as a good tourist place for newcomers.

• Marina beach

Marina beach is the second largest beach in the world. It is located along the Bay of Bengal on the eastern Chennai. It is one of the major attractions amongst the Tourist places in Tamil Nadu. It gives an unforgettable experience for the sightseers.

List of Top 10 Tourist Places to Visit in Chennai Marina Beach

• Elliots beach

The beach is located in Besant Nagar of Chennai city. It is one of the well known beaches of Tamil Nadu. There are Church, temples, pavements beside the seashore. The roads are nearer to the shoreline and it enthralls with its cool breeze throughout the day.

List of Top 10 Tourist Places to Visit in Chennai Elliots Beach

• Valuvarkottam

Valluvarkottam is located in the cultured and heritage place called Chennai. Valluvarkottam is built for the great man Thiruvalluvar who wrote ‘Thirukkural’ which was translated in many languages. There will be a chariot present in that place which is quite big in size. Valluvarkottam is one of the notable place of Tourist places in Tamil Nadu in Chennai.

List of Top 10 Tourist Places to Visit in Chennai Valuvar Kottam

Boat houses with back waters are the exciting places of visit among the tourist attractions of Tamil Nadu. List of Top 10 Tourist Places to Visit in Chennai – Some of interesting sites are

• Muttukadu

Muttukadu is a place near Mamallapuram which is famous for its Boat house. There are several other activities undergone there along with boating namely rowing, wind surfing and water skiing. It is a backwater area which has a water depth of 3 to 6 feet which changes. Every week and in holidays there will be many sightseers come to the spot to enjoy rides.

List of Top 10 Tourist Places to Visit in Chennai Muttukadu

• Kovalam

Kovalam is one of the best tourist as well as holiday spot. Many resorts are nearby along with multiple facilitated locations. That includes the parks, gardens, rides, boating, theme parks, etc. The place gives a delightful experience for the tourists visiting.Boat houses are very special in that area along with the beautiful backwaters.

List of Top 10 Tourist Places to Visit in Chennai Kovalam Beach Chennai


Other than the above listed places on the List of Top 10 Tourist Places to Visit in Chennai, there are also several must see tourist places like

  • Astalakshmi Temple,

  • Santhome Church,

  • Thiruverkaadu Mariyamman Temple,

  • Triplicane Mosque,

  • St.George fort,

  • Harbour,

  • Light house and so on.