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Marina Beach

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Chennai 600005, India
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Private Chennai Tour: San Thome Church, Kapaleeshwar Temple, Marina Beach and...
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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.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average26%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“horse riding” (59 reviews)
“light house” (115 reviews)
“sea water” (34 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Chennai 600005, India
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Reviewed yesterday

Had its own style of appearance. Easy to spend time from 16.30 to 21.00 IST at all days. You can see lot of crowd. But no one disturbs you. You feel not better if you skip this time. (16.30 to 21.00) excluding festivals days. Place...More

Thank ghostgopi
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent place.....so beautiful.....marina beach go for a mood change if any tension in it mind go to marina beach....

Thank Imran K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Marina beach is an absolute beauty to experience. It's long sandy stretch, calm sea is soul soothing. It's easy to reach place and thus tend to get crowded during evenings or weekends.

Thank somsontravel
Reviewed 2 days ago

The sound of the sea waves and the vast shore in the beach will make you forget the work tension you have. standing at the shore and watching the waves hitting your heels will heal all your worries. A must go place when you visit...More

Thank sri v
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Marina beach is one of the best beach in southern part of India which is situated at Chennai. Marina beach is very easy to reach.During evening the marina beach totally transforms into a party place. Beach near by hotel are not much more expensive.

Thank Krishna P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I’ve visited with my friend to this Place for the local street food. The guy with moving truck selling all kind of seafood just at the park really made my day. We ordered fish, prawns and crab soup. Really a great choice and will return...More

Thank chandra_marappen
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's a decent beach, pretty clean. Nice place to spend some days, But Besant nagar beach is a better option,

Thank Rishank C
Reviewed 5 days ago

just for an evening with family with fun food and some exercise,street food is very tasty,buy from clean shops

Thank sajankottayam
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the most happening and crowded beach of chennai. It is a public beach and it has many horse riding and other activities too. We had spent some qaulity time at this beach in the evening hours.

Thank JamilaNayeem
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to enjoy with family,lover,friends or children. Many historical places located in Merina beach. X CM s square and Madras university and Uzhaipazhikal statue , aquarium, stadium old famous presidency college and queen mary's college are located in beach lane.

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Amjitha S
12 November 2016|
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Response from Raj_review | Reviewed this property |
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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