Chennai: 3 Must-visit Places When Travelling To Chennai For A Day


Chennai has so much to offer and many places can be covered if a person is visiting the city for a day. Find out the 3 most interesting places worth the visit.

Written By Yash Tripathi | Mumbai | Updated On:

When in a new metro city, planning a day trip seems like a daunting task since there is so much to discover. However, there are ways to pick out some best places and experience the essence of a city. Chennai is one such city that has so much to offer, and a lot of it can be explored within a 24-hour time window. Here is a list of few places in the city one can visit in a day.

Three places to not miss when visiting Chennai for a day

  • Marina Beach

When talking about places to visit in Chennai one can never miss Marina/Basant Nagar as it is one of the most famous beaches in India. Marina's sunrises are well known among people as people are seen flocking here early in the morning. At 6 in the morning and the place is filled with people who love beautiful mornings. Other beaches in Chennai are known for fine evenings but Marina is a place where one can start the day with positivity. 

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  • The Egmore Museum

Days in Chennai are always burning so people prefer to be inside their houses during the day time. After enjoying the beautiful sunrise it is advisable that one must visit a that not just avoids the outdoor heat, but also gives a sense of the city's culture. Talking about indoor places to visit, the Egmore Museum is the best. The Egmore Museum has the rarest collections of relics, artworks, and artefacts that comprise numismatic collections from past centuries and numerous prized productions of famous Indian painter Raja Ravi Varma. The famous museum has the Connemara Library in it which composes the country’s oldest functional libraries.

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  • Kapaleeswarar Temple

The beauty of Chennai is only enhanced as the sun goes down. After sunset, the best vibrant cultural places to visit are temples. In Chennai, there are numerous temples that one can visit, one of which is the Kapaleeswarar Temple in Mylapore. 1,000-year-old Parthasarathy Temple in Triplicane is usually packed with devotees in the evening. These temples have special pooja ceremonies. Visit this temple to experience architectural wonders and spiritual peace.

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