Also known as the ‘Detroit of India’, Chennai is among the most outstanding metropolitan cities of the country. It wouldn’t be wrong to call Chennai a melting point of distinguished traditions, lifestyles, heritage and cultures. Every aspect of this city, be it the music, cuisine, architecture or customs, is worth exploring. This place is not only an amazing tourist spot but is also a great adventure destination.
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Situated on the coast of Coromandel, Covelong beach is renowned for it sublime beauty and interesting beach activities. This beach is located at a distance of 40 kilometers from Chennai. The place is crowded mostly by water sports buffs, for activities like swimming, surfing and many more. You can also visit architecturally beautiful mosques, churches and forts near this beach.
Connemara Library is a reserve of centuries-old publications, constructed in the late 19th century. This library is one of the Asia’s largest libraries, with an amazing collection of over 6,00,000 books.
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Chennai is famous for its exclusive traditional South Indian cuisine which is a perfect blend of vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian food. A South Indian layman’s day begins with a cup of hot filtered coffee. While coffee is the signature beverage of South India, rice is the staple food. Most of the food items are made from rice. For the foodies out there, Chennai is a heaven. Apart from the South Indian delicacies, you can also savor various other cuisines such as Mughlai, Continental, Chinese and many more. Some of the best places to dine in Chennai are: Annalakshmi Restaurant, Pan Asian, Peshawri, Madras Pavilion, Murugan Idli Shop, Cream Centre, Hotel Saravana Bhavan Restaurant, Adyar Ananda Bhavan, Triplicane Ratna Cafe, Copper Chimney and many more.