Best Time To Visit Chennai

The peak travel months to Chennai are during the months of January, May, July.

Chennai is the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu. The city is home to Fort St. George now a museum showcasing the city’s roots as a British military garrison.

Religious sites include Kapaleeshwarar Temple, adorned with carved and painted gods, and St. Mary’s, a 17th-century Anglican church.

Wildlife and plants can be seen at Guindy National Park, Arignar Anna Zoological Park and the Theosophical Society’s gardens. Food stalls line Marina Beach are a popular spot for walking and flying kites.

Food of India

Butter Chicken

Chicken Makhani

Butter chicken or Makhan murg is a dish, originating in the Indian subcontinent, of chicken in a mildly spiced tomato…


Dahi Vada

Dahi vadas or Dhai Bhalla can be eaten as a snack or as part of the meal. It is a…


Tandoori chicken

Tandoori chicken as a dish originated in the Punjab before the independence of India and Pakistan.


Chena gaja

Chena gaja is a traditional Odia dessert made from cheese, sugar and semolina.


Bombay duck fish

Bombil or Bombay duck fish (Harpadon nehereus) on display in a street fish market in Mumbai



A savoury snack from India. It is a spiral shaped snack with a spiked surface.


Map of Chennai