Chennai (Madras) Hidden Gem Attractions

Chennai (Madras) Hidden Gem Activities

Best Chennai (Madras) Hidden Gem Attractions

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  • Vinodh Menon
    Chennai (Madras), India1 contribution
    The best place to beat the heat of Chennai Summer.
    Recommended even for elderly parents and also children
    Friendly and trained staff
    Written 8 May 2022
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  • Radhika_797
    Bangkok, Thailand1 contribution
    This was a highlight of the trip. Sundari and her husband are super warm, friendly and funny. The food was amazing and Sundari took us through the process so well. Easy to follow. She also tailored our meals according to our needs and tastes (easy to make, quick, not spicy, etc). Learned so much about South Indian cooking. Would do it again!
    Written 22 December 2021
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  • nirupstours
    Sydney, Australia1 contribution
    Lakshmi was witty and entertains and had us captivated in the stories that she told us. I highly recommend this as it is informative and intriguing at the same time.
    Written 16 May 2022
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  • Revanana
    3 contributions
    Professional, very clean, relaxing,it was Bali massage, 10 out of 10. Her name is Horam. From Manipal. Professional Therapist. Highly recommend. Eagerly waiting for the next visit.
    Written 14 November 2021
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  • Hema R
    2 contributions
    Having visited numerous spas in Chennai , decided to try this place with my sister . Loved it , especially the massage and ambience. 30 mins into the massage I could feel myself light and relaxed. The masseuse was courteous and took special care with pressure. Overall it's great value for money and Definitely walked out feeling less stressed and fully . Definitely coming back !
    Written 12 March 2021
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  • Rob C
    Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom14 contributions
    During the cricket World Cup of 2011 myself and my travelling companion had the good fortune to meet Chandan at jungle retreat, Masinagudi. We were heading back up to Chennai for the Eng v SA game and grabbed a lift.

    We had no plans for the couple of days before the match - and Chandan was able to show us around.

    Reading back through all his glowing trip advisor reviews has been like looking at a photo album in the minds eye - such wonderful experiences.

    I will seek out Chandan when I return to India in the future, he is one of those engaging people who put you at ease, make you laugh, and are able to show you places that you would otherwise miss.

    Written 20 January 2019
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  • PedroMRamos
    Boca Raton, Florida21 contributions
    Great guys! I booked them for a few hours on a Saturday and Sunday, Prasanna is highly responsive, his team again very competent and they'll do everything to put you on fish.
    Caught a couple of Kings on trolling and had a ton of fun jigging and popping.
    The boat is in top condition, well kept and you feel safe the whole trip. Safety is their main concern.
    All in all a great experience, at the same level as any other I've had in Florida and around the world.
    I'll be back and I'll go out fishing with then again!
    Written 16 December 2019
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  • Manasa
    Bengaluru, India807 contributions
    If you are a bookworm, then this place must be on your list. One of the oldest, iconic, and historical landmark in Chennai is a haven of books. Almost 175 years old, Higginbothams houses different varieties of books and genres along with several stationary products and toys. They also have a decent collection of artworks and souvenirs too. There are academic books as well on the first floor for students. One must visit this store not just for the books but for the history, stained glasses, and an old grandfather clock.
    Written 19 March 2021
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