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Chennai
The people of Tamil Nadu consider providing food to others a service to humanity. Thus the service in the state capital, Chennai, is first-rate. Treat your senses to some of the richest South Indian flavours in traditional dishes like sambar, rasam, fish curry or kootu. And don't forget to have a cup of full-bodied Tamil coffee, enhanced with chicory—no visit is complete without it.

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Kapaleeshwar Temple
Kapaleeshwar Temple
This ancient shrine to Shiva is centrally located and among the area’s most popular landmarks.
Attraction type: Sacred & Religious Sites
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Shirdi Sai Baba Temple
Shirdi Sai Baba Temple
Attraction type: Sacred & Religious Sites
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Thirumalai Thirupathi Devasthanam
Thirumalai Thirupathi Devasthanam
Attraction type: Sacred & Religious Sites
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Sri Parthasarathy Temple
Sri Parthasarathy Temple
Owner description: Close to Marina Beach, yet another architectural wonder from the 8th century can be part of the itinerary. An intricate pyramid-shaped rajagopuram (dome) stands prominently and is... more Owner description: Close to Marina Beach, yet another architectural wonder from the 8th century can be part of the itinerary. An intricate pyramid-shaped rajagopuram (dome) stands prominently and is the main feature of the temple. As anecdotes go, the British were unable to pronounce the original name, Thiriallikeni, and rechristened it Triplicane. less
Attraction type: Sacred & Religious Sites
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Vadapalani Murugan Temple
Vadapalani Murugan Temple
Attraction type: Sacred & Religious Sites

All places to eat » Places to eat

Pan Asian
Pan Asian
Ranked #1 of 6,480 Restaurants in Chennai
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Korean, Singaporean, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Malaysian
Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Annalakshmi Restaurant
Annalakshmi Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 6,480 Restaurants in Chennai
Price: US$ 7 - US$ 30
Cuisines: Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Madras Pavilion
Madras Pavilion
Ranked #3 of 6,480 Restaurants in Chennai
Cuisines: Indian, Asian, Halal, Gluten Free Options, International
Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dakshin
Dakshin
Ranked #4 of 6,480 Restaurants in Chennai
Price: US$ 21 - US$ 67
Cuisines: Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Peshawri
Peshawri
Ranked #5 of 6,480 Restaurants in Chennai
Price: US$ 20 - US$ 25
Cuisines: Indian, Asian, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Red Lollipop Hostel
Red Lollipop Hostel
US$ 10 - US$ 21 (₹ 668 - ₹ 1,403)
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Royal Green Accommodation
Royal Green Accommodation
US$ 14 - US$ 29
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Raaj Bhaavan Hotel
Raaj Bhaavan Hotel
US$ 17 - US$ 24
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Taz Kamar
3.0 of 5
Taz Kamar
US$ 34 - US$ 47
Ranked #39 of 374 Hotels in Chennai
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Bell Hotel - Chennai
3.0 of 5
Bell Hotel - Chennai
US$ 21 - US$ 65 (₹ 1,403 - ₹ 4,342)
Ranked #60 of 374 Hotels in Chennai
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Pratap Plaza Hotel
3.0 of 5
Pratap Plaza Hotel
US$ 30 - US$ 41 (₹ 2,004 - ₹ 2,739)
Ranked #64 of 374 Hotels in Chennai
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

The Leela Palace Chennai
5.0 of 5
The Leela Palace Chennai
US$ 124 - US$ 185
Ranked #1 of 374 Hotels in Chennai
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ITC Grand Chola, Chennai
5.0 of 5
ITC Grand Chola, Chennai
US$ 142 - US$ 233
Ranked #2 of 374 Hotels in Chennai
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Taj Coromandel Chennai
5.0 of 5
Taj Coromandel Chennai
US$ 157 - US$ 210 (₹ 10,488 - ₹ 14,029)
Ranked #3 of 374 Hotels in Chennai
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