The famous Marina Beach is the second longest beach in the world famed as the pride of Chennai. It has a wide sandy foreshore where one can see statues of heroes from Tamil culture to Samadhi of great leaders like Anna and MGR here. An aquarium is also situated on the Marina Beach. The most pleasant part of this beach is its fresh air with scenery surroundings.
Vivekananda House is a shrine and target of pilgrimage for the admirers of Swami Vivekananda, namely as Ice House. It is believed that Swami Vivekananda stayed for six weeks in this house in 1900. It was built with the two-story house that looks as a masterpiece of Victorian architecture. The bedroom where Vivekananda stayed is now a safe haven for meditation. Here, visitors have to listen to physical reminders of the life of Swami Vivekananda to revitalize the great principles for which he stood all along his life.
MGR Film City
MGR Film City manages by the Government of Tamil Nadu and it is established in 1994 in memory of MG Ramachandran, popular film actor and longtime Chief Minister of Tamilnadu. It is covered by 70 acres at Taramani in Chennai. The MGR Film City is one of the popular tourist spots in India. Film school, indoor and outdoor shooting locations, temple, church, mosque, post office, police station, prison, courtroom, and landscaped gardens in Italian, Japanese and Mughal styles are the most attractive sigh seeing in this film city.
ISKCON Temple is one of the famous worshipping places established by the ISKCON society located in the Injambakkam region in Thyagaray Nagar of Chennai. It represents our tradition and modernity in the artistic style as well as the best of latest scientific technology. The picture of deity Satyabhama is one of the eight wives of Krishna, is also resided in the temple premises. There are other deities worshipped in the temple including Jagannath, Baladeva, Subhadra and Gaura-Nitai. ISKCON Chennai also maintains and protects Indian traditional art and craft of South India.