|How to get there: |
Chennai is directly linked by Indian Airlines to Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Goa, Bombay, Bhubaneshwar, Calcutta, Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Port Blair, Madurai, Pune, Tirupati, Tiruchirapalli, Trivandrum, Puttaparthy, Vishakhapatnam and to Colombo, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore.
|By Railways: |
Chennai is connected by rail with Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bombay, Calcutta, Cochin, Coimbatore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kodai Road, Lucknow, Madurai, Mangalore, Ooty ( via Mettupalayam ), Rameshwaram, Trichy, Tirupati Trivandrum and Varanasi.
|By Roadways: |
A good network of roads and national highways connect Chennai with all major towns and cities. There are regular bus services to and from Coimbatore, Trichy, Bangalore, Madurai, Kanyakumari, Mysore, Palghat, Calicut, Tirupati and other important destinations in South India. Chennai is also well connected with major cities of Kerala and Karnataka.
|By Other Means: |
Taxis, tourist cabs, auto rickshaws are available in plenty. There are no standard rates except tourist cabs. Town buses are also available to all important places. Conducted sight seeing tours are arranged by the private operators and the Government Tourism Development Corporation.
| History |
Chennai, became Denver`s seventh sister city in 1984. Near the tip of India on the Bay of Bengal, the scent of sandalwood floats in the warm air of this city which is considered the Hollywood of India. From 1636 until the year 1999, Denver`s 7th sister city was known as Madras but in the year 1999 the name Madras was officially changed to Chennai.
egmore railway station
Places : Anna University Museum, Tidle Park, BIRLA PLANETARIUM
Religious : Kapaleeswarar Temple San Thome Basilica, THOUSAND LIGHTS MOSQUE
Beaches : MARINA BEACH ELLIOT`S BEACH
Parks : NAGESWARA PARK NATESAN PARK , SIVAN PARK , MAYDAY PARK