Chennai formerly known as Madras, this 369-year-old city is the capital of the southern state of Tamil Nadu and is India's sixth-largest city in terms of population with an estimated population of 7.45 million (2005). It serves as one of the main gateways to South India and has a thriving local culture and art scene and is one of the major destinations for medical tourism. It is considered as one of the world's fastest growing cities although ranks 13th in terms of cleanliness.
It is on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal and has the second longest beachfront of any municipality in the world.
Popular Vacation Hotspots in Chennai(MAA), India
In Chennai visitors are greeted by sites including the Fort St. George, the St. Mary's Church, the splendid Marina Beach, the beautiful Kapaleeswarar Temple, the St. Thomas Mount (where St. Thomas the Apostle was martyred) the National Image Art Gallery, the San Thome Cathedral, the Parthasarathy Temple, Valluvar Kottam, Cholamandalam, the artist's village and Kalakshetra.
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Top shopping malls in Chennai, India
Phoenix Marketcity - Itâ€™s like wow of a mall here at Chennai.
Express Avenue - A venerable mall with world class shopping cum entertainment facility, seated right in the heart of Chennai city, housing some of the biggest brands from around the globe along with a five star hotels and grade-A office building.
Abirami Multiplex - Recipient of "KALAIMAMANI" Award from the Government of Tamil Nadu.
Spectrum Mall - One of the best shopping malls.
Ampa SkyWalk - Ampa Skywalk, the dream destination of Chennai for shopping & entertainment experience situated at No. 1, Nelson Manickkam Road, Aminjikarai, Chennai -29 is in vicinity to areas like Anna Nagar, Kilpauk, Nungambakkam, Egmore, T.Nagar, Chetpet etc.
Interesting facts about Chennai International Airport (MAA), India
It is the first Indian Airport where International and Domestic Airports are besides each other. The International terminal is called Anna Terminal. The domestic terminal is called Kamaraj terminal.
Total of 26 Airlines Operate and provide service at the Chennai International Airport. Total of 5 Airlines operate from the domestic Airport.
The Airport is located 19 kms southwest from the city.
Total 10.5 Million Travelers traveled through Chennai International Airport (CIL )airport as per 2010 Data.
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