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Chennai is Tamil Nadu’s eclectic capital and an immense metropolis steeped in rich history. This cultural city offers a perfect blend of rich cultural heritage and modernity and will surely win your heart with its colonial architecture, incredible ocean vistas and trendy neighbourhoods. Book Chennai holiday packages through Brightsun Travel and look forward to discovering this captivating travel destination.
Chennai is home to impressive religious structures and forts; the Santhome Church is the most prominent among them which features stained glass windows, magnificent arches and neo-Gothic architecture. Another must-visit attraction is Fort St. George, one of India’s oldest forts which was constructed in 1640 by the British. Then there’s the 19th century Thousand Lights Mosque which features towering minarets and multiple domes.
Chennai is situated close by to many other exciting destinations which make for amazing day trips; venture out to the Madras Crocodile Bank Trust which is set a 1hr 30min drive from Chennai to discover over 2,400 reptilian species. Just a half hour drive from the city is the lush Guindy National Park where you can spot various animal and bird species, including pangolins and blackbucks.