Chennai is the capital of Tamil Nadu. It is a perfect city for pilgrimage. The city has various beaches and pious temples. The pure mulberry silk is one of the specialities of Chennai. The famous tourist spots are :
Marine Beach is a natural beach in Chennai, situated on the Coromandel Coast, along the Bay of Bengal. This beach is famous for its pristine beauty. It is the longest beach in India and second longest in the world which covers an uninterrupted stretch of 12km. The main attractions at Marine beach are aquarium and Ice House. At Marine beach, there are two prominent statues, one of Mahatma Gandhi and the other of Victory of Labour. At the marine beach, you can even enjoy amazing street food ( mainly seafood). There are also other restaurants near Marine Beach which serve you vegetarian food as well.
Parthasarathy temple is located in Triplicane in Chennai. The temple is famous for its intrinsic architectural designs. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and its various incarnation in the form of Krishna. It is one of the oldest structures in Chennai. This is the place where pilgrims used to rest on their way to Tirupati and Tirutani.In this temple, Lord Vishnu is worshipped in the form of a charioteer. This temple was built by the Pallava King in the eighteenth century.