Chennai, also known as Madras, is the capital of Tamil Nadu state located on the southeastern coast of India.


The city is a gateway to South India and has been featured in the New York Times and Lonely Planet as one of the major tourist destinations in the world.


Some of the places to visit in Chennai are the Marina Beach, Fort St. George, Kapaleeshwarar Temple and St. Mary’s Anglican Church.

  • I spent 7,010 Rupees about 4,875 Pesos (USD 102.50) coming here. View my expenses going out as included in my next destination, BANGKOK.

  •  RouteMode* Travel TimeAmount (Rupees)
      Delhi to ChennaiTamil Nadu Express Train35 Hrs6,000
      Hotel to Kapaleeshwarar TempleUber Car40 Minutes160
      Mylapore to Marina BeachTuk-Tuk15 Minutes100
      Marina Beach to HotelTuk-Tuk20 Minutes100

    * Approximate

    I booked my train ticket in a travel agency. The regular fare is only 3,025 Rupees.

  •   1 night in Sulthan Palace600

    Within walking distance to the train station but this is a terrible place to stay: lots of small cockroaches and the owner is very rude.

  •   Madras Lighthouse and Museum50
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