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Chennai (formerly Madras) is the capital of the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is the gateway to the varied culture of south India. The fishery towns that were situated here along the Coromandel coast grew together during the British colonial times, forming the major city of Chennai.

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Chennai Discussions

  • what to do around Chennai?
    Do not substitute Chennai for Kerala. You'll be sorely disappointed you missed that beautiful state. Your friend will understand and probably tell you the same thing. ...

  • Sleeping at Chennai International?
    Hi all, Arriving at Chennai at around 10 at night, so by the time i clear immigrations it would be around 11+. Whats my best option? Getting a cab into the city around midnight doesnt sound very appealing to me, but neither is sleeping over at Chennai airport.... What do you recommend? Thanks ...

  • 4 days around chennai
    hi guys, i land in chennai 4 days before my girlfriend and so have a few days to kill before she arrives. the lonely planet guide doesnt exactly sell chennai to me for the whole of the time i have ...

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  • Chennai
    After an overnight train journey from Mysore, we arrived on time in Chennai at around 0730. We ...
    Posted in Saris and Safaris Tour by Chris White

  • Chennai
    I left Pondicherry the morning by bus, heading toward the big Chennai. I had my last Indian adventures with local buses and the challenge of finding a cloak room. A big walk in the city and an hour of train later, I was in the airport spending my last rupees. indian Strange feeling leaving India ...
    Posted in Trip through Asia, from India to Japan! by ChachaInAsia

  • Chennai
    Hello from Chennai, Havin a mad time, I'll start from the start! One hour delayed take off from Heathrow and three screamin babies around me, but I didn't care, put on my headphones and blasted some ...
    Posted in Bren's-Journey by brenvilla

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