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Private Half-Day Tour in Chennai - India's Gateway to the South
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Private Half Day Chennai Tour including Sunset at Marina Beach with Dinner
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This expansive beach is Chennai's most famous tourist attraction, though the undercurrent is too strong for all but the strongest swimmers. Look out for the "Kannagi" statue on Marina Beach, which tells the story of the legendary character from a South Indian epic.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Chennai, India
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Reviewed yesterday

It is a nice place to visit during the evenings. Specially on the north side of the beach, where all the shops are open then. I highly recommend to taste the cooked peanuts with masala!

Thank Thusanee L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

1. It's the Juhu beach of Mumbai but a 100 times cleaner. 2. Disciplined crowd 3. The road connecting it looks like a road equivalent to one in Switzerland! 4. Just outside , there is a circle where people skate. 5. Really safe, for everyone,...More

Thank HarshuK21
Reviewed yesterday

With the second largest beach line, this one is a not to miss experience. The sand quality and water was clean. Though in August the crowd was pretty less and also found less amenities. Could be developed as a much bigger tourist attraction,.

Thank aa_india_1968
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is such a blessing of god to Chennai city. I love to stand hours sitting by the beach and doing nothing But hawkers selling eatables and people leaving their leftovers makes the beach so dirty. Appreciate the volunteers and municipality who try to clean...More

Thank Sachin S
Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the best beaches in the world - second longest beach. The perfect getaway for anyone in Chennai in mornings and evenings. Almost crowded most of the times in the evenings, the beach can host any number of people. Parking is bit of an...More

Thank Karthik R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A wonderful place I never seen before very big and long of 13km beach the second largest beach in world

Thank ajaysu
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Marina beach is one of the or is the longest beach in india. It's really long, making it really impossible to cover the whole of it in a single visit. The beach is well maintained and clean and is a must visit while in Chennai

Thank Sharath N
Reviewed 4 days ago

Try some seafood, especially prawns at a roadside restaurant. Better not stay too late (say after mid night). Also don't offer any money to the begging kids (otherwise you will not be able to have a peaceful return back to your hotel).

Thank chandimac2015
Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the landmarks in chennai and must visit places. Not many things to do in the beach per se other than sitting and watching the waves if lucky. Try the fish fry available. Visit the CMs memorial

Thank anandnh
Reviewed 4 days ago

I Visited two times this Marina Beach, I love its sea Shore sound and its cleanness environment. On this beach you may avail tasty roasted sea fishes with delicious preparation.

Thank anandbpsri
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Amjitha S
12 November 2016|
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13 km
27 April 2015|
Response from Gajarajan1947 | Reviewed this property |
marina beach is a long stretch of beach which can be divided into 4 parts of stretches starting from the north 1. Anna square beach, 2. Triplicane beach 3. Vivekananda house(ice house) beach and the last stretch is 4. Gandhi... More
Yadu s
20 March 2015|
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Response from Gajarajan1947 | Reviewed this property |
It is better to be there before 5.30 so that you can see the rays beaming out of the sea just before sunrise and for an ideal photograph. You can take the picture from Mylapore part of the beach, ( Near gandhi statue and... More