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Address: Chennai, India
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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This expansive beach is Chennai's most famous tourist attraction, though...

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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The Busy Beach

I have been to a lot of beaches but the Marina beach is a little dissapointing a little as the place is crowed with small shops with all the wares,lot eatary stalls ,garbage is... read more

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Mumbai, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been to a lot of beaches but the Marina beach is a little dissapointing a little as the place is crowed with small shops with all the wares,lot eatary stalls ,garbage is thrown all around inspite of there being dustbins,once you reach the Bay, it is awesome,,the sound of the sea is mersemising,wish they could follow the Juhu... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

take a morning walk with your best ones , the best sunrise view you will ever get in Chennai ,you can see several community people with all ages doing yoga/jog/skating .etc walk in the beach with bare foot to feel the chillness of the sand then to the waves are the best for fun and note :- swimming is prohibited... More 

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It's a wonderful experience I eve had breeze air selfie a lot of peace ful I feel ed hear super place to enjoy

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Thank Deepakamu
Chennai, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

marina beach is an experience! u can actually ignore the negatives like the garbage at few places! since its not garbage in true sense.. rst all is majestic...the place,the people,the food! and the magnitude of the beach is huge! its near railway station..easily approachable by MTC bus...

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Thank 687sagarg
Chennai, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed there for 2 hours at late night. you can enjoy pleasant weather with cool air flowing. You can enjoy waves very good

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Thank Jayant M
Bangalore District, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice beach. One sit and enjoy the wind and waves.This will relax one. But lot of vendors to disturb you.

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Thank Krishna M
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A must visit for a chennai ite, or a person visitng chennai.. Located in the heart of the city. It makes for a perfect family outing , be it enjoying the waters, or relaxing, unwinding .One can spend hours just watching the waves dashing the shore. Summer evenings do get crowded. But that adds to the lively atmosphere.

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Thank Ramya S
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the landmarks of Chennai in the real sense. Cannot be skipped at any cost. Evenings can become overcrowded. However, the beach is huge. Runs in kilometers. At certain pockets across the beach, you'll find a lot of pushcarts selling eatables and souvenirs. You'll also find couples drooling, hawkers calling, kids jumping, and horns blaring all around. It's a... More 

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Thank Rajesh C
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's an average place to visit but there are lots of beggars and astrologers who keeps bothering you which makes you feel bad and make sure you never stamp feces and buried stools

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Cuddalore, India
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

enjoyed he walk on the beach, crowdy on weekends and personal safety is a concern in late night. good place to spent time

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