Chennai is a thriving port city that serves as a gateway to Tamil Nadu. The city is served by Chennai International Airport
, or by rail from neighboring ports. Chennai is very well connected to all the major cities across Europe, America, and Asia because this airport is a busy international hub.
Chennai features a great deal of British colonial, Indian, and gothic architecture which gives the city a unique character. The Ripon Building and the Government Museum
are impressive examples of this architectural wealth.
Bollywood is, of course, very popular around the world. But here in Chennai, Kollywood is king. Kollywood is Tamil’s counter to Bollywood, and it’s headquartered in Chennai. The city serves as a great base for the hundreds of films that are filmed every year, making it an exciting place with concerts and festivals taking place here year-round.
Chennai is a great place to experience the diverse and delicious cuisine of southern India. Coffee lovers must also try the local brew, as the sweet and creamy Filter Coffee is flavored with chicory and famed throughout India. Marina Beach
along the Bay of Bengal is a popular meeting point for tourists and locals alike.