"Madras (Chennai)" Chennai (Madras) by Canadienne
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Chennai (earlier known as Madras) is the capital of Tamil Nadu. It also seems to be the billboard capital of the country ~ they are seen in every available space.
I didn't really take to Chennai. . .I'm glad it wasn't my introduction to the country (no offence to anyone living there). Coming from Gujarat to this city was a shock ~ suddenly salespeople, touts and beggars were everywhere. The increased humidity in the South seemed to blanket the city in smog. . .and I didn't find much in the city that enticed me to stay longer. The only exception to this was the stunning Kapaleeswarar Temple
Thankfully, the tour used Chennai simply as a start and end point.
The temple in Chennai is dedicated to Lord Shiva (the Destroyer in the Hindu triad). Shiva is known by over 1000 names ~... more travel advice
Chennai Beach (or Marina Beach) is one of India's longest, running along 13km the city's coastline. It's a decent route... more travel advice
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