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Madurai to Chennai: A Journey Through Tamil Nadu's Cultural Heartland

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Frequently used route

Madurai – Trichy – Villupuram – Chennai

460 km

8 hours


Enchanting Pit Stops

A large local park featuring a glass butterfly house

Butterfly Park, Melur

A public museum housing artifacts

Tiruchirappalli District Museum

Expansive river banks with panoramic views of countryside

Palar River View Point, Kanchipuram

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For its delicious South Indian breakfast

Murugan Idli Shop, Madurai

Variety of South Indian vegetarian dishes

Sri Sangeethas, Trichy

Famous for its sweets and snacks

Adyar Ananda Bhavan, Villupuram

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In Chennai's warm embrace, waves tell timeless tales, Golden sands underfoot, where history unveils. A city where ancient shores and modernity prevail.

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The world's second-longest urban beach

Marina Beach

A specimen of Dravidian architecture

Kapaleeshwarar Temple

A glimpse into colonial history

Fort St. George

Known for its ancient rock carvings


A serene beach known for its fishing activities

Covelong Beach

Places to visit in and around Chennai

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Saravana Bhavan - Famous for its South Indian fare Dakshin - A fine dining experience of South Indian cuisine Bombay Lassi - Known for its sweet lassi and quick bites

Places to eat in Chennai

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Hidden Gem Alert

A museum of art, architecture, and culture

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The gorgeous beaches of


Chennai is much more than just its heritage. The city lies along the Coromandel coast, which makes it privy to some of the prettiest beaches in the region with glorious blue-green water lapping at its busy shores.

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