Chennai, nicknamed as Gateway of South India is one of the biggest economic, cultural, health and educational center of India. Chennai is also India’s Health Capital and the Detroit of India with manufacturing plants of Royal Enfield, Hyundai, Renault, Robert Bosch, Nissan Motors, Ashok Leyland, Yamaha Motor, Daimler AG, Caterpillar Inc., Komatsu Limited, BharatBenz, Ford, BMW, and Mitsubishi etc.
Old Mahabalipuram Road and the Grand Southern Trunk Road are the buzzing hubs with companies like TCS, Hexaware Technologies, Cisco Systems, KiSSFLOW, CTS etc. Besant Nagar, Adyar, T Nagar, Mylapore, Nungambakkam, Vadapalani are some of the best residential places which are getting saturated in giving way for residential places near the IT Corridor.
People of Chennai love sports and Cricket is one of the most popular sport in Chennai. M.A.Chidambaram Stadium in Chepauk had hosted multiple ODIs including world cup, Chennai is the home ground for Chennai Super Kings. Chennai is also known for Chennaiyin FC (an Indian Super League football club), Chennai Smashers (badminton team in the Premier Badminton League), Tamil Thalaivas(a Kabaddi team in the Pro Kabaddi League), Chennai Slam(n UBA Pro Basketball League franchise)
Chennai is the base of Kollywood, the Tamil film industry with some notable names like Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Shankar S, Mani Ratnam, etc. Chennai has many malls like Express Avenue, Phoenix Market city, AMPA Skywalk, Forum Vijaya mall, etc with multiplexes screening movies in multiple languages. Chennai is also known for Beaches, Zoo, Wildlife Parks like Marina Beach, Elliot’s Beach, Covelong Beach, Reptile Zoo, Guindy National Park. Chennai also houses theme parks like MGM Dizzle World, VGP Universal Kingdom, Queens Land and other recreational centers like airborne trampoline park in Nungambakkam, Madras Boat Club etc.
The coastal city lies on the thermal equator with an average maximum temperature of over 33°C and an average minimum temperature of around 25 °C. When in Chennai you can experience rains during September to December.
When in Chennai you should definitely visit Mahabalipuram, Fort St. George, Chennai Rail Museum, Birla Planetarium, Vivekanandar Illam, Dakshina Chitra, Kalakshetra which are some of the places with historic importance and price tourist destinations in the city.
When it comes to food, you must definitely try Masala Dosai Adyar Anand Bhavan, Mysore Pak at Sri Krishna Sweets, Fish fry at Anjappar Chettinad, filter coffee at Saravana Bhavan and biriyani in Aasife Biriyani. Radisson Blue Hotel, Savera Hotel, Hotel Ambassador, The Raintree, Aloft, The Accord Metropolitan, THE GATEWAY Hotel IT expressway, The Park Chennai, Le Royal Meridien are some of the best hotels in Chennai.
So when are you shifting to Chennai, ‘the Detroit of India’?