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Chennai Voice of Youth
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Lunch -12:30 to 1500 hrs Dinner .600017 Phone: 04442694481.G. Corporation New Complex 3rd Cross Road Opposite Kaliappa Hospital R A Puram Chennai . Golden Dragon serves authentic Chinese cuisine from the Sichuan region. Shop #2. (Lavish buffet lunch from 1200 to 1500 hrs) GRT Grant Days Hotel Sir Thyagaraya Road T Nagar Chennai 600017 Phone: 04428150500. 2nd Avenue Besant Nagar Chennai . Mobile: 9444509198 Barbeque Nation #1 Hanumantha Road T Nagar Chennai . 2nd Floor Greams Road Near Thousand Lights Police Station Chennai .600119 Phone: 04424531717.P Golden Beach ECR Road Uthandi Sholinganallur Chennai . it is very popular with both residents and non-resident guests. American #2.American AnyTime Continental.600028 Phone: 044 24330544 Mobile: 9841033009 #11.04442694482 #404. v. Lunch: 12:30 to 15:00 hrs Dinner: 19:00 to 24:00 hrs Taj Coromandel # 17. Don Pepe Mexican Eatalica Restaurant Continental. With Chef Hardy Cheung at its realm. Nungambakkam High Road Nungambakkam Chennai Phone: 04428272827 (Extn: 53) 6 . Sterling Road Near Loyola College Nungambakkam Chennai . 044 28292190 #38.600090 Phone: 04424464363 Chinese Beijing Blues An authentic Chinese restaurant serving Schezwan and Cantonese delicacies.600034. Phone: 04442381009. American Gallopin Gooseberry Continental. Mobile: 9444509198 Golden Dragon Located at the lobby level of Taj Coromandel.19:30 to 23:00 hrs.600006 Phone: 04428291077.04424531818 #18/7. Indian GRT Grant Days Hotel Sir Thyagaraya Road T Nagar Chennai 600017 Phone: 04428150500.
vsnl. it is specialized in combos like the classic Nigiri Sushi which come with Miso soup. It also has Tempura platters and Udan soup bowl servings. 04424916454 Wangs Kitchen Authentic.Shanghai Club Chinese cuisine in an imperial ambience.welcomgroup. They Undertake Home Delivery. The Shanghai Club serves authentic Chinese cuisine amidst an elegant ambience. Kauvery Complex Nungambakkam High Road Nungambakkam Chennai Phone: 044 28265240 Dahlia Restaurant One of Chennai's oldest restaurant that was started 14 years ago. Ambedkar Salai Ashok Nagar Chennai Phone: 04424724888 Planet Yumm at Beach Castle #34.19:30 to 23:45 hrs Chola Sheraton Cathedral Road Phone: 04428110101 (Extn: 1802) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org:30 to 15:00 hrs Dinner . Effortlessly blends the contrasting facets of the Chinese enigma. Lunch .com Shogun Shogun gives you a great value for your money. Japanese Akasaka #128. 7 . Szechwan and Cantonese specialties for lunch and dinner.in Website: www. LB Road Behind Jayanthi theatre Thiruvanmiyur West Chennai Phone: 044 24453424 #93. 4th Avenue Dr. enticing. ginger slices and Wasabi sauce. Elliots Beach Road Besant Nagar Chennai Phone: 044 24464344. and aromatic Chinese cuisine. 3rd Avenue 7 Star Building Anna Nagar Chennai Phone: 04426264633 #10/1.net. pickles. Lunch 12:00 to 15:00 hrs Dinner 19:00 to 24:00 hrs Dr Radhakrishna Salai Opp AVM Rajeshwari Kalyana Mandapam Mylapore Chennai Phone: 04428111128 Mainland China SterlingRoad Nungambakkam Chennai Phone: 04428238305 Hotel Parthan GN Chetty Road T Nagar Chennai Phone: 04428273003 A 80. The restaurant serves a delicious variety of Hunan.
Binny Road Mount Road Chennai 600002. 2nd Main Road Gandhi Nagar Adyar Chennai 600020 Phone: 04442114973 Italian Bella Ciao #140.600028 Phone: 04442815777 Mobile: 9884396204 cream. The main attraction is the Spartan decor. 044 39122588 Mobile: 9941366849 www.com www. Phone: 04422314343 Pure Korean and Japanese Restaurant It is a house that is converted into a restaurant. Cilantro Restaurant #1. 2nd Main Road R A Puram Chennai . mixing. 2nd Avenue Opposite Balaji Sweets Anna Nagar East Chennai 600102 Phone: 04426284363 The Pavilion Trident House Near Taj Coramandel Nungambakkam High Road Nungambakkam Chennai 600034 Phone: 04428272827 www. Taj Connemara #2. where the chef prepares your choice of Japanese food by chopping. Phone: 04466000000 Teppanyaki.orientalgroup. Eldorado Building Nungambakkam Chennai 600034 Phone: 04442601234 Pasta Fresca Oa Salvatore #55.Hip Asia. St. Excellent privacy and service. The Thai food it serves is also an excellent choice. #74. while you watch it. Taj Connemara Hip Asia is a new South and far East Asian 'hip' place.centre@yahoo. and beautifying your order.in Kenzoos Corporation New Complex Near Kaliyappa Hospital R A Puram Chennai 600028 Phone: 04424330544 Mobile: 9841090094 Little Italy Restaurant #112. Khader Nawaz Khan Rd Opposite Taj Coromandel Nungambakkam Chennai 600006 Phone: 04464500500 Mobile: 9786655845 Cream Centre New #55/ Old #25. Thomas Mount Chennai 600016. GST Road. Nungambakkam High Road Near Taj Coramandel Nungambakkam Chennai 600034 Phone: 04428330085 #4. Thirumalai Pillai Road Near Bus Stop T Nagar Chennai 600017 Phone: 04439122587.com Picasso Restaurant #C49.com 8 .tajhotels. a Teppanyaki bar. Sree Krishna Enclave Waterland Drive Valmiki Nagar New Beach Kottivakkam Chennai 600041 Casa Piccola #7/11.pastafresca.
600017 Phone: 04424351258 #313.600003. 044 28154563 Mobile: 9444395206z #10. Pantheon Road Egmore Chennai 600008 Phone: 044 28523037 Mobile: 9840267830 Andhra Abi Ruchi Restaurant Lattice Bridge Road Thiruvanmiyur Chennai 600041 Phone: 04442151014 Mobile: 9840162293 Amaravathi #1.04464530160 Mobile: 9381512199 9 .600084 Rangoli Saravana Bhavan #102. 044 28110305 Andhra Restaurant 3rd Avenue Anna Nagar Chennai 600040. Sir Thyagaraya Road Pondy Bazaar T Nagar Chennai 600017 Phone: 04423455589 Miscellaneous Barbe-O-Nation Buffet Sigree Sterling Road Nungambakkam Chennai Phone: 04428238305 Shri Oevi Park Hotel No-1 Hanumantha Road North Usman Road T Nagar Chennai-17 Phone: 04460600000. 6th Street Near Gangotri Sweets Gopalapuram Chennai 600086 Phone: 04428114557. Kenzoos Corporation New Complex Near Kaliyappa Hospital R A Puram Chennai 600028 Phone: 044 24330544 Mobile: 9841090094 Maathus Restaurant East Coast Road Kottivakkam Thiruvanmiyur Chennai 600041 Phone: 04424483855. Vishwanathapuram Main Road Near Ragavendara Kalyana Mandapam Kodambakkam Chennai 600024 Guajarati Guajarati Mandai #116. Ramasamy Street T Nagar Chennai . Gunavanti Bhavan Complex Prakasam Road Parry's Chennai 600001 Phone: 044 25392030 Mansukh's Sweets & Snacks Rangoli Restaurant Sir Thyagaraya Road Beside Hot Chips Pondy Bazzar T Nagar Chennai 600017 Phone: 04428154662.Bengali Sree Annapurna of Calcutta The Bay Leaf #14. Cathedral Road Opposite Music Academy Gopalapuram Chennai 600086 Phone: 04428116416. Mint Street Park Town Chennai . 044 24483856 Mobile: 9444061963 Maruthi Andhra Mess #7A. 044 28115998 #23. Gangadeeshwarar Koil Street Purasawalkam Chennai . #8.
G. Chennai 0442231 0101 Breeze Hotel Poonamallee High Road.GST Road. GST Road. Tamil Nadu 600027 04422344747 10 . Thousand Lights Chennai. Gopalapuram. Binny Road Anna Salai. Chennai 600 034 0(91-44) 66002827 Accord Metropolitan GN Chetty Rd. Tamil Nadu 600086 04428110101 Radisson Hotel 531. Brakathambal St.T. Thirumalai Pillai Road. Satyamurthy Nagar. Nungambakkam. Tamil Nadu 044 26413334 Radha Park Inn 171 Jawahar Lal Nehru Salai. 600106 04424757788 The Shell Residency Kammalar Street. Thyagaraya Nagar Chennai.S. Tamil Nadu 600018 044 24304050 Cream Centre 37. Inner Ring Road Chennai. Mahatma Gandhi Road.Hotels Taj Connemara No 2. Thousand Lights East. Tamil Nadu 600017 044 28343030 Benz Park Tulip 62. 120. Chennai 044 2231 4343 Trident 1/24. Chennai 600002 044 66000000 The Raintree Hotel Alwarpet. Chennai. Chetpet Chennai. Tamil Nadu 600017 044 28159999 Hotel Le Royal Meridien # 1. Thyagaraya Nagar. Cathedral Road. Chennai. Stthomas Mount. Chennai. Chennai. Tamil Nadu 044 28253434 Ouality Inn Sabari 29. Road. Chennai. St Marys Road. 600017 04428161000 Sheraton Chola Hotel 10.
1st Avenue Indira Nagar Adyar Phone: 044 42337024 8/57. Chamiers Road Phone: 04424311495 12 . Padmavath i Road Behind Peters Road Saravana Bhavan Gopalapuram Chennai Phone: 04424991330 7.127. Kader Nawaz Khan Road Nungambakkam Phone: 044 2833 0808 11.Coffee Shops Mocha Khader Nawaz Khan Road Nungambakkam Phone: 04442317690 Mocha Mojo 72. 1st Street Luz Avenue Mylapore Phone: 09940198185 14/30. 2nd Street Dr. L Jey Avenue Akkarai ECR Phone: 044 24530040 Kafeoke 60/20 1st Seaward Road Valmiki Nagar Tiruvanmiyur Phone: 044 42020600 Chamiers 85. Radhakrishnan Salai Mylapore Phone 044 42109990 Cafe Vanilla Amethyst Casa Picola Ashvita Coffee World No. 100 ft By Pass Road Velachery Chennai Phone 044 22552173 CP Ramasamy Road Alwarpet Phone: 04443009499 Kipling Cafe 14.
600002 Phone: 04428549660.com www.sathyamcinemas.egacinemas.04424892227 Udhayam #91.com Woodlands #10.com Casino A-C #2.Movie Theatres Abirami ~~ (which screen oth~r Regional Languages) . Pillar Road Ashok Nagar Chennai 600083 Phone: 04424890337 Broadway Cinema Hall # 31. Westcott Road Royapettah Chennai .thecinema. Poonamallee High Road Kilpauk Chennai -600010 Phone: 04426411666 www. Anna Salai Chennai .600014 Phone: 04442244224 www.bookmyshow. 044 24491692 Aruna Cine Palace Railway Road Kanchipuram Phone: 04427223842 Melody #10. 044 28416530 Broadway Chennai 108 Phone: 044 25267761 14 .rajtheatre.com www.'" Inox Chennai Citi Centre R KSalai Mylapore Chennai Phone: 04442658888 www.603112 Mobile: 954114-272860/61/62/63/6465 www.600015 Phone: 04424350374 www. Lattice Bridge Road Adyar Chennai 600020 Phone: 04424417424 Anna # 9.com Mayajaal Multiplex East Coast Road Chennai. 04428544343 Suriyan #91. Phone: 044 26423377 www.com Anu Ega # 435.mayajaal. 044 28555660/61/62 Movie Theatres Ganapathi Ram # 101. Tondiarpet High Road Tondiarpet Chennai 600081 Phone: 04425956567 Aradhana Prarthana Drive In Complex Injambakkam East Coast Road Thiruvanmiyur Chennai 600041 Phone: 04424491402.sangamcinemas.600002 Phone: 04428511219 www.600014 Phone: 044 28487355 www.com Agasthya #231/232.com Devi # 48.inoxmovies. Abdul Razzack Street Saidapet Chennai .movie-ticket-abirami.600002 Phone: 0448533153 Chennai . Woods Road Royapettah Chennai -600014 Phone: 04428531371. Blackers Road Anna Salai Chennai 600002 Phone: 04428534530.com # 152.Bookmyshow. Pillar Road Ashok Nagar Chennai 600083 Phone: 04424890337. Prakasam Salai Raj Theatre #20. Purasawalkam High Road Purasawal kam Chennai 600010.in Padmam #870 Poonamalee High Road Kilpauk Chennai -600010 Phone: 04426411975 www. Anna Salai Jayaprada Theatre General Patters Road Anna Salai Chennai .Annatheatre.com Sathyam Cinemas Thiru Vi Ka Road Royapettah Chennai .
com Thyagraja #60. Red Hills Road Ambattur Chennai 600053 Phone: 044 26585465 www.com Sri Brinda Cinema Hall #5/58. T H Road Old Washermenpet Chennai 600021 Phone: 04425951466 Ganga #84/6.kasitheatre. 04422246129 Shanthi #43.ticketnew. Suryanarayana Chetty Street Royapuram Chennai 600013 Phone: 04443135599.rakkicinemas.kamalacinemas. 4th Street Sadasiva Nagar Madipakkam Chennai 600091 Phone: 9884199717 Broadway Talkies # 1.com IDream #87.com Albert #689.600011 Phone: 04425581010 www.prarthanadriveintheatre. Red Hills Road Kolathur Chennai 600099 Phone: 044 25508734 Natraj #1. Anna Salai Chennai . GST Road Chrompet Chennai 600044 Phone: 04422382512 Vidhya #9. Devanathan Colony West Mambalam Chennai 600033 Phone: 04424850385 15 .com Venus #114. Arcot Road Oppotite to Pandian Hotel Vadapalani Chennai . Paper Mills Road Perambur Chennai 600011 Phone: 04426701659 Vasanthi #35.600053 Phone: 04426241475 Pilot #64/270. Redhills Road Kolathur Chennai 600099 Phone: 044 25508734 Liberty #7.ticketnew.600026 Phone: 04423652000.600007 Phone: 04426692498 Vetri #511.04423652008 www.600112 Phone: 04426690744 Sri Murugan Talkies Alagesan Nagar Ambattur Chennai .04443135566 www. Jawaharlal Nehru Road Ashok Nagar Phone: 04424710486 www. Villivakkam .com Kamala #156.Red Hills Road Kolathur Chennai 600099 Phone: 04425508734 Kaveri #4. GST Road Poonamallee Chennai 600056 Phone: 04426272337 Yamuna #4.ticketnew. Anna Salai Chennai 6 Phone: 044 28524412 www.com www.600002 Phone: 044 28549086 Kasi #91\92. De Mellows Road Choolai Chennai . Broadway Chennai 600108 Phone: 04425267761 Srinivasa #21.alberttheatres. Royapettah High Road Royapettah Chennai 600014 Phone: 04428133058 Maharani #762/538.idreamcinemas. Madhavaram High Road Perambur Chennai . Perambur Barracks Road Vepery Chennai . Poonamallee High Road Koyambedu Chennai 600107 Phone: 04424795334 Velan Multiplex Mgr Road Nanganallur Chennai 600061 Phone: 04422244544.Rohini Multiplex #141/2. Mahesh Bhavan.04424491692 www. United India Colony 1st Main Road Kodambakkam Chennai 600024 Phone: 044 24802926 i-Scape #192.com Prarthana Drive-in Injambakkam East Coast Road Thiruvanmiyur Chennai 600041 Phone: 04424491402. Lattice Bridge Road Thiruvanmiyur Chennai 600041 Phone: 044 24411645 www.com Rakki Cinemas #1. Kakkan Street Tambaram West Chennai 600045 Phone: 04422266871 Vigneshwara #768.
Triplicane High Road Triplicane Chennai 600005 Phone: 04428544440 Rajalakshmi #1. Anna Salai Chennai 600002 Phone: 04428555660. Ohandeeswara Nagar Velachery Main Road Velachery Chennai 600042 Phone: 04422431387 Subasri Pictures #234-0.600002 Phone: 044 28549086 M. 04428555661 Rakesh #511. Thiru Vi Ka Road RoyapeUah Chennai 600014 Phone: 044 42244224 Mini Motcham #20/11. Anna Salai Chennai . Mandira Apartments North Boag Road T Nagar Chennai . Millers Road Kilpauk Chennai 600010 Phone: 04426423520 Sai Shanthi #43. Poonamalee High Road Koyambedu Chennai 600107 Phone: 04424871481 Star Talkies #40. GST Road Chrompet Chennai 600044 Phone: 04422382512 Serene #8.Devi Paradise #48.M.600017 Phone: 044 28233355 Chennai Cinemas #1-A. 1st Floor Ashok Nagar Main Road Samiyar Madam Kodambakkam Chennai -600024 Phone: 04464530638 16 . Rukmini #141/2.
or shoot the bad guys on one of the six video games available. M Centre. Giri Road. to mid night. Lanterns innovatively light the parlour and the interiors are impressively decorated with cacti and western murals. Billiards Point has brought these indoor games within the reach of just about everybody. fresh juices and salads. to Mid Night.Gaming Zone Blur With Blur. 04428213306 Web World Web Web World Web has three Billiards tables and two Pool tables. You can refresh yourself at the Cafeteria offering quick snacks. You can enjoy pool.2. Egmore-600008. reminds you the world of Clint Eastwood westerns.30 a. horseshoes and water cans on the walls of the parlour. Blur features gaming on every conceivable platform from PS3. Nintendo OS to Arcades and fully loaded PCs. 4 standard (big) tables and 10 medium-sized tables. In addition to this. Phone: 04428264045. Phone: 04443920341 Bowling and Pool Parlours Break Point Break Point has four small. you can also enjoy browsing the net at the Internet Cafe. Check your email or simply surf the internet on one of the six workstations in the Internet Centre. Phone: 0448269889 Wild West Wild West is a Snooker/Pool parlour at Spencer Plaza. PS2. You can purchase great cue sticks. There is What Not Cafe offering snacks (vegetarian and non-vegetarian). Sony PSp. Spur Tank Road. XBox 360. and four pool tables. one pool table and video Karaoke to sing along. 15 A. Raj Complex. Snow Bowling Snow Bowling is open from 11. Mount Road. Other activities include Mini-Golf.6th Floor. amongst other items on the menu. join in on a race.00 a. Chennai-600034. The Wild Cafe serves snacks and beverages. Sathyam Cinemas has ventured into a sector which has largely been ignored in India: World Class Gaming Zones. there is a state-of-the-art Onkyo Sound System that plays the latest music. You can also choose to have a bite at Blur cafe or exhibit your skills at the two lane bowling alley or at a game of Football.m. This Western Saloon look-alike has two standard. Billiards Point boasts some excellent equipment with well-designed interiors and friendly markers. It offers four lanes. If you want a little more excitement. 4th . fruit juices and cool drinks. Spread over 15. T Nagar. hats. pistols. There is also a small (baby) table for children. guitars. Shop No. Above the Sixth Sense Galleries. cool drinks and vegetarian and non-vegetarian sandwiches. Chennai.m. Wellington Estate. saddles. CMC Road. Nintendo Wii. Phone: 04428210723 Cybercue Along with playing Snookers and Billiards. Phone: 04428216907 Billiards Point Billiards Point has 4 pool tables. It is open from 6. snooker and billiards in the a mesmerizing ambience. Phone: 04428281390 18 . guns. two medium-sized. III Floor. With a reasonably priced tariff. Nungambakkam High Road. 45. Sathyam Cinemas. Chennai. It also has a Music theatre with a projector. Check out lot of English and Tamil songs with snacks. Break Point fits the definition of the perfect hangout with great crowd and great music. The whips. nine medium-sized and two large tables. PCs. and other snooker/pool gear here. Lloyds Road.000 square feet within the Sathyam Complex. covers.
professional quality Snookers. Phone: 04428528417. Open from 11 a. Chennai Billiards and Snooker Parlour. You can also play Billiards & Snooker in a lovely ambience. Old Mahabalipuram Road. should be able to satisfy your needs. ten pin bowling arena and computerized coaching. Phone: 0448257744. Chepauk.Turning Point Food & Entertainment Pvt. 19 .00 a. Chennai. Chennai Down Under Down Under has four lane.a Tandoori food joint and Cofi Garden . Delicious Bite. Gandhi Nagar Adyar. Snooker and Pool here.Chennai's oldest go-carting centre located on the East Coast Road close to VGP.04425231513. Phone: 04428413911 Billiards Parlour & Browsing Centre 6 Wallajah Road. Paint Ball Centre Planet Adventure Paintball has a special Speedball field in Kotivakkam where evenly spaced inflatable bunkers provide you with a tournament field format.a 24 hours coffee shop set up in a beautifully landscaped roof garden.1 st Main Road. East Coast Road. Dance etc. Additional entertainment includes Big Screen TV. I Floor. to midnight. a vibrant and colourful vegetarian restaurant.a Chinese specialty Restaurant. Bharathi Salai. Chennai. F37/38. singing.m. There is also a hostage scenario field in Kanathur where two terrorists hold a hostage in a first floor room and teams of up to 10 commandos attempt to eliminate the terrorists while scaling the building from outside and freeing the hostage. Phone: 04425231512.m. 0444492386 MRF Danny's Karting This is a Go-Karting center with longer tracks. 33/1.The track is 300m long and the surface is concrete.paintballchennai. Marshalls Road. Karaoke roomMusical fun. Ltd Black Ball Game Snooker has different interiors. 04424908706 Plot Black Billiards Parlour You can relish playing Billiards. to midnight. Kebab Korner . better tarmac and faster carts. Near Chepauk Cricket Stadium. There is also a three-hole mini-golf course with a thrilling landscape. there is Shanxi .com for more details. 123. Phone: 04424908704. Triplicane high Road. Anna Nagar East Karting Go Karting Kart Attack . Visit www. Egmore. Near VGp. Near Tidal Software Park. You can also play Animator fun Video games like target firing. For foodies.04425231653 Kart Beat Go-karting centre at the AVM Studio Complex. For foodies. Chennai.04428418493 OIN Billiards Snooker Parlour Open from 9. 136/2. Billiards and Pool tables. There is also a Gymnasium inside. DC Towers.
age is no bar for these camps. Kayaking. Tented Camps.8270154. Trail reading etc. Chennai . Designed for the novice. Challamal Complex. 115) 1st Floor.6. Some of the popular activities hosted at Tarsha include Water Skiing. Nungambakkam. Phone: 094443 84608 Equestrian Academy Training for dressage. Alwarpet. (91)(44)66323270 The Swingers 20 . # 8.04426454053 Art of Fishing Art of Fishing arranges for deep sea fishing trips (Mackrel. TTK Road. slide shows. # 130. to 6 p. field trips.Adventure Sports The following are some of the adventure and sports clubs in Chennai: Adventure Zone Adventure Zone runs a series of rock-climbing and rappelling camps. just 15 kilometres away from the Mammalapuram district on the way to Puducherry. film shows. On Friday the visiting hours are from 11 a. Phone: 04426442729. Chennai. 123/5 (Old No. nature walks.8253004 Golf Cosmopolitan Club: 04426440665 TamilNadu Golf Federation: 0442829020 Madras Gymkhana Club: 04426425625 Sunpalm Golf Academy:044 26441777 AKDR Golf Village:044 2343863 Dance Schools John Brittos Dance & Co No 132a Sterling Towers. T Nagar. seminars. puppet shows. Chennai World Wide Fund for Nature Activities include camps. show jumping and tent pegging are provided in the equestrian disciplines.m Phone: 98410-24429. snorkelling and scuba diving. Saraswathi Street. Double Tube Rides and Para-sailing are some other means of amusement provided by the club. Phone: 04424994827 Tarsha Water Sports A water sports park situated on the East Coast Road. exhibitions etc. Tuna and Barracuda) and fresh water trips. Speed Boat Rides.m. Chennai Wildertrails Adventure Club Wildertrails Adventure Club arranges for trekking camps in the Himalayas. on all days except Fridays. Chennai . Other activities offered are parasailing. Tarsha Water Sports remains open from 10 a.600034 No:11 . Sir Thiyagaraya Rd. Chennai. Mahalingapuram. F-2 Sterling Road. Near Loyola Colege. Sholinganallur. Thirunarayana Avenue (Off New Avadi Road).m. New No.6th Floor. to 6 p. Indira Nagar. Banana Boat Rides. Chennai.m. Opp To Globus Pondy Bazzar. Old Mahabalipuram Road. # 26. Wake Boarding and Knee Boarding. 2nd Link Street.600017.
600042 No 64. Chennai. Tamil Nadu 600041. Chennai. Thiruvalluvar Nagar(RTO office). 97911 15878 21 . Chennai .600042 Chorea Culture Lets Do Something Guitar Schools Rays Violin and Guitar Class Heartbeatz Music Academy. Vijaya Nagar 100 Feet Road. Opp To Vijayanagar Bus Stand Above Ganga Sweets. 49th cross street.04442869106 No 7/854. Near Officers Colony. Thiruvanmiyur. Velacheri. Chennai . Tamil Nadu 600020. Drums and Guitar School Adyar.Hips N Toez No 4 Aadharsh Mahal. Velacheri Chennai . After Odysey Next More Super Market. 2nd Main Road 3rd Cross Street Gandhi Nagar" Adyar.600020 + (91)-(44)-66320300 No 41. Sarathy Nagar Velachery Taramani 100ft Road.
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Phone: 04428292430 304-B. Police Station. GST Road. West Mada Church Street. Chennai. Chrompet. Phone: 044 28265435 Halls Road. Chennai Phone: 044 24895657 Port Trust Quarters. Chennai.Hospitals Apollo Hospital Enterprises Ayanavaram 24Hrs Hospitals Corporation Child Welfare Centre Corporation of Madras Child Welfare Directorate Chennai ESIC Hospital E B Hospital Easwari Nursing Home Government Eye Hospital Government General Hospital Government Hospital for Thoracic Medicine Government Leprosy Hospital Government Ophthalmic Hospital Government RSRM Lying In Hospital Government Hospital Government Hospital for Thoracic Medicine Government Unani Hospital Indian Council of Medical Research Foundation Institute of Child Health & Hospital for Women & Children Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine Institute of Thoracic Medicine Lions Eye Hospital Port Trust Hospital Royapettah Hospital 21/22. Phone: 044 28191982 K. Phone: 044 22368450 1. Chrompet. Chennai. Chennai. Phone: 044 22405295 Egmore. Phone: 044 28555281 Kamarajar Road. Saidapet. Egmore. Phone: 044 25955532 SpurTank Road. Chennai. Chennai. Phone: 044 25362601 West Cott Road. Chennai. Mowbrays Road. Chennai. Phone: 044 24359406 77. Phone: 04428555281 GST Road. Greams Road. Chennai. Phone: 044 22368568 GST Road.Nagar. Phone: 044 25508343 Egmore. Chennai. 10th Street. Tambaram Sanitorium. Jaganatha Prm Main Road. Chennai. Chennai. Chrompet. Chennai. Chennai. Chennai. Phone: 044 28265433 26. Chennai. Chennai. 5th Avenue. Chennai Phone: 044 28110005 1.K. Phone: 044 28483052 23 . Phone: 044 22210146 GST Road. Phone: 04424892678 Mayor V R Ramanathan Salai. Chennai. Chennai. Phone: 04428521461 1/255. Anna Salai. Chennai. Phone: 044 25902961 Zenis Salai. Phone: 044 24890861 828. SRP Colony. Chennai. Phone: 044 26450744 311. Near Ashok Nagar. Konnoor High Road.Phone: 044 28265375 Ashok Pillar Road.
Sunny Side. Alwarpet. Mowbays Flats T T K Road. Chennai. Phone: 044 22368568 Kunoor High Road.044 24671918 282/2.RSRM Hospital T B Hospital Thiruvotteswarara Hospital of Thoracic Medicine Tripilicane Health Post Vetri Selvi Anbazagan Eye Hospital E B Hospital Easwari Nursing Home Kamarajar Road. MBC Tower. 1st Main Road. 04428332121 Door no 6. 04424403483 Gym 02 Health Studio Talwalkers # 10. Chennai. Tamilnadu 600006.Shyam Garden. Chennai Phone: 044 24320266 828. Adyar. Nungambakkam. Indiranagar. 4th avenue. 10th Street. Tripilicane. Shyam Garden. Chennai. Alwarpet. 04443313100 24 . Batras Positive Health Clinic Ebony and Ivory Skin Center A 1. Adyar. Tambaram. Tamil nadu 600020. Phone: 044 25508343 24·Hours Medical Shops AKN Nursing Home Apollo Ayusha Bilroth CSI Kalyani Hospital Chennai Kaliappa Child Trust Devaki Kumaran KJ MV Hospitals 044 26440665 044 28290200 044 26425625 044 26441 777 04428541101 044 24936098 044 28277487 044 24992607 044 26411860 044 26411 51 3 044 25954913 Malar Mehta Medical Centre National Hospitals RM Hospital Raju Hospital Santha Medicals Sri Ramachandra Pharmacy Swaram Hospital Tamilnadu Hospitals Trinity Vijaya Hospitals 04424911728 044 25389190 044 25211405 044 24412377 04424341901 044 2644251 7 044 24828027 044 2441 7905 044 24414003 04424991488 04424801598 Beauty Clinics Kaya Skin Clinic VLCC Dr. Chennai. Chennai . Chennai. Phone: 044 26461336 18. 1st Floor. Gandhinagar. Chennai. Indira nagar. Phone: 044 25902961 GST Road. Anna Salai. Chennai. Adyar. SRP Colony. Tamil Nadu 600020. Khader Nawaz Khan Road. Chennai . Chennai Phone: 044 28442466 Inside Aringar Anna Arivalayam.044 32929146 81. No 14.044 42012391 14. Chennai. Tamilnadu . Phone: 04428521461 1/255. Chennai. 1st Main Road. Next To Life Style Home Style. Gandhi Nagar. 25th cross street. T P Koil 2nd Lane.
T. Chennai. Chennai. Gopalapuram. Kasthuri Ranga Road. Road. T. Tamil Nadu 600017. Tamil nadu 600018. Tamilnadu 600018 04424671222 GN Chetty Rd. Behind Chola Sheraton Alwarpet.Fitness One Maverick Fitness Studios Gold's Gym # 218. 04442088201 25 . Chennai. 044 43500303 New No 17 Old No 9. Alwarpet.K.
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flood lit tennis courts are among the recent additions to the Club's infrastructure. organizing picnics and facilities for activities like tennis. and Lawn-Restaurant. A few Englishmen in the placid backwaters of Ennore started this club in 1867. well-furnished guest rooms. One of the highlights is the club's nine-acre premise located in the heart of the city. Table Tennis. Chess. at this course. Swimming Pool. used mostly for parties. snooker. Regular inter-club and intra-club regattas were held in the early years of the club. The floodlit tennis courts at the Club are probably the best in the city. Steam Bath. Chennai 600020 Chennai Cricket Club: 1. a restaurant. Adyar. Jacuzzi. Chepauk. tennis. the Club has 1. Chennai 600002.theleagueclub. The club started in 1997 and is promoted as an exclusive club for the complete entrepreneur by the Great Citi Club Time Ltd. Gymkhana Club is one of the most prestigious entertainment clubs in the city today. Tennis. table tennis and boasts of a talented cricket team .830 members today. The activities of the Club include tournaments. Shuttle Badminton. The MBC was one of the founding members of the Amateur Rowing Association of the East (ARAE). Bells Road. It offers international facilities and professional services to its members and their families. live telecast of races from allover the country can be viewed at the Chennai Race Club. 5 lakhs per organization. Mount Road.Clubs The League Club The League Club is located on the 100 feet ring road between Ashok Nagar and Anna Nagar. Started with 25 members at the time of its inception. The Club organizes movie screenings twice a week. through a new venture introduced in January 2010. Anna Salai. a new swimming pool (with the pool area designed for evening parties) and Astroturf. The Club moved into its present home in 1937. Phone: 044 24353190 Gymkhana Club Founded during the British rule in India. The Club also houses The Rendezvous. Phone: 044 25368160 Cosmopolitan Club: 63. The Club Library has an extensive collection of books and periodicals. Two floors of air-conditioned. The Club offers recreational sports and games such as pool. about 115 years ago. Today. the finest thoroughbreds from the best centres have raced for the most coveted prizes in the sport including The Classic Indian Turf Invitation Cup.P Road. Open-air theatre. Bar. The club was relocated to its present location in 1892 to make available an exclusive stretch of water for the rowers. Restaurant. Chennai Boat Club The Chennai Boat Club (MBC) has a history of more than 130 years. In addition. Phone: 044 42914914 www. Corporate membership is available at Rs. Cards. The gym offering the latest equipment is very popular with the health-conscious members. Phone: 044 28226881 Chennai Race Club The Race Course in Chennai is over 200 years old. Carom. Phone: 04428525004 Federation of Motor sports Club: S. The Buttery Bar. Chennai 600027 27 . Beauty Parlour and mini Conference hall are available. A swimming pool is well maintained for the amateurs as well as the expert swimmers. Chennai 600002 Chennai Flying Club: Meenambakkam. Gymnasium. Facilities such as Billiards.in The Presidency Club The Presidency Club was established in 1929 to cater to the need of young professionals and working people who wanted to socialize in the British style. cards. Sauna. and The Mixed Bar. billiards and dining. reading.It also has a golf annexe at Guindy. a 24-hour pantry service. Chennai 600005 Chennai Press Club: Government Guest Estate.
Supraja Dharini. Chennai 600041 Contact: Ms. Langs Garden Road. Phone: 04428279095 24 . Chennai 600041 Contact: Mr. Injambakkam. Chennai 600002 Contact: Mr. Sivakamisubbiah. Chennai 600086 Contact: Mr. Chennai 600006 Contact: Ms Bina S. B. Anna Nagar West. Pramod Balakrishnan. R. Contact: Mrs. Phone: 04428279803 600006 190.Greams Lane.Sindoori Hotel Kalakruti Lakshmi Arts and Crafts Centre Exporter Manasthala . Mylapore Chennai 600004. Radhakrishnan. Phone: 04428533103 600014 600008 12. Fathima Kareem. Chennai Phone: 04424938789 600028 600040 Bayview. Egmore. Ratnam. Neelangarai. T Nagar.600018 Contact: Mr. Raja Sekaran Street. College Road. Chennai 600004 Contact: Mr. G. Phone: 04428263945 32/1. 600018 Phone: 04424341778 M R C Nagar. Bhujangarao. Chennai 600006 Contact: Mr. 6th Cross Street. Shawl. Chennai 600040 Contact: Mr. Prabhuram. Nungambakkam. Mirpuri. Chennai Contact: Mr. Chennai . Phone: 04428527704 40. Umesh. Sonu. Phone: 04428265160 2. Chennai 600002 Contact: Mr. Chennai 600002 Contact: Mr. Phone: 04424490092 R-78 Anna Nagar East. Phone: 04428226515 24. Fountain Plaza. Naseer A. Blue Beach Road. Prasan Chand Golecha. Phone: 04426261798 136. Motiram U. Chennai Contact: Mr. Phone: 04428522701 7. Phone: 04428526887 1. Phone: 04424332842 29 . 10. Anna Salai. Eldams Road. Phone: 04424941017 12. Mount Road. Phone: 04424926064 19.Art Galleries Abinaya Creative Arts Ajanta Arts and Crafts Alliance Francaise Of Madras Anila Art and Craft Antique Art Gallery Artistic Artplus Ashwaa Medha Art Gallery C. P. Vasantha Avenue. Bubli Jamal. Doraiswamy Road. Nainiyappa Maistry Street. Chennai Contact: Mr. Phone: 04426269938 117. Mutt Rd (Basement). Shenoy Nagar West. Thangavel. Chennai 600030 Contact: Ms M. 6th Street. Royapettah. Srinivasa. Chennai 600008 Contact: Mr. Pantheon Road.Center for Arts and Crafts 5. Phone: 04428233015 9 C. N Srinivasan.K. Chennai Contact: Dr R. Halls Road. Khader Nawaz Khan Road. Phone: 04428545855 1381. Aruna Sundari. Teynampet. Senathipathi. P Art Centre Chettinad Hadicrafts Cholamandal Artists Village Dorcas Art Gallery Firdusi Genesis Art Foundation Golden Castle Gurubaran Tanjore Art Gallery Habitat Indo Arts . Chennai Contact: Ms. Off Greams Road. Ramanujam. Near Indian Bank. Egmore. Pudupet. Phone: 04428239455 769. Chennai 600017 Contact: Mr. Mylapore. Phone: 04426283715 18. Awai Shanmugam Salai. Cenotaph Road. I Block.
Phone: 04428554247 25. Badrinath. N H Road. Balakrishnan and Company 62. Chennai . Phone: 04424463941 Kaveri Complex. Phone: 26285566 3. Phone: 04424430573 14 A. Chennai 600008 Contact: Mr. Shivdasani. Ragini Padmanabhan. Suhita. Chennai 600031 Contact: Ms. Vimal M. Chennai 600006 Contact: Mr. Near Govt Museum. T T K Road. Ravi Raj. Phone: 044 28279248 85/6. First Floor. Phone: 04428569026 R Ramanujiah and Son Raviraj Art Gallery S M C S Limited Santa Claus Sarala's Art Centre Saranya Exhibition Centre Tanjore Collections The Accessorn The Adyar Art Club . Raena Reddy. Phone: 04428279623 7. Phone: 04425353366 19/ 11.1st Secretariat Colony. Khader Nawaz Khan Rd. Adyar. V. R. Montieth Rd. Santosh Sivaram. Prakasam Mudali Street. College Road. Contact: Ms. Chennai 600034 Contact: Ms Sharmila Mohandas. Khadar Nawaz Khan Road.Chennai . Phone: 04428554352 17. Wallace Garden. Adyar. 3rd Street. Chennai 600017 Contact: Mr. K. Padmanabhan.N. Phone: 04428250270 10. Chennai 600020 Contact: Ms Gita.A Gallery The Easel Art Gallery The Guild Art Gallery The Heritage V K Baraskar Vatika Arts and Crafts Vimonisha Exhibition Centre Vinyasa Art Gallery 30 . Lata Malpani. Devaraja Mudali Street. Chennai 600003 Contact: Mr. Roy Samuel. G. Sardar Patel Road. Viji Nagashwaran. Banerjee. 90. Montieth Lane.600018 Contact: Mr. Baraskar. Phone: 04428278911 31/32. Phone: 04428269584 50. 96 and 104. B. Chennai 600010 Contact: Mr. C-in-C Road. Jeevaratnam Nagar. Phone: 04428264855 30. Chennai 600002 Contact: Mrs. Chennai 600105 Contact: Mr. Alsa Mall. P. Phone: 04428224607 12. B.600102 Contact: Ms. Chetput. Ground Floor. Near Roundtana. Wellington Plaza. Egmore. Kilpauk. Egmore. Nungumbakkam High Rd Chennai 600006. T Nagar. Chennai . Phone: 04424996668 7. Phone: 04426431324 A-7. Spurtank Rd. Premnath. Chennai 600006 Contact: Mr. Ramanujam. Chennai 600020 Contact: Mr. Anna Salai. Phone: 04428270808 15. Anna Nagar East. Chennai 600008 Contact: Mr.600006 Contact: Ms.
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Dolphin City hosts a number of events incorporating various water related activities. Wave Pool. Leisure Boating. It offers fun filled children games. parks and sea side restaurant. Some other features of Dolphin City include Under Water View. The visiting hours are from 10 a. swim suits and electronic accessories. to 7 p. it is situated in Anna Nagar outskirts. Dolphin City is open on weekdays and Holidays.Amusement Parks Kishkinta This theme park is situated at Tambaram. Animal Simulator. Phone: 044 22367244 Dash-n-Splash This water park is situated just 30 kilometres from Central Station. Tea Cup. Phone: 04114-46370 Prime Time An indoor amusement park for children. Phone: 044 27472129 Dolphin City Dolphin City amusement park is situated on the East Coast Road and is 46 kms from Chennai city center. 32 . Check out the free fall slides and flumes from a height of 12-35 feet. Open Air Theatre.m. Disco Scooter. Dragon Ride and many more. The popular events hosted by Prime Time include the Bumper Car Rides and the Play Pen. Slide Swimming Pool. The most sought after event in the park is American Sea Lions' performances. The Notty Nutty Curios in the park complex sells various gift articles. Phone: 044 24491101 MGM Dizzee World This water sports park is located 24 kilometres from Chennai towards Mahabalipuram near Muttukadu. etc.m. The park activities incorporate various joy rides and crazy games. Phone: 044 25224618 VGP Golden Beach This beach resort situated 30 kilometres away from Chennai. Chuck Wagon. It offers rides like Space Shuttle. The park houses a multi cuisine restaurant and a number of eating outlets.
1.9884352525 601. The Residency Towers. Chennai Phone: 044 66764000 120. Phone: 04428161000 144&145. Chennai Phone: 04428156363 693. Chennai Phone 044 24994101 74. Chennai. Cathedral Road. Anna Salai. Chennai. Chennai Phone: 04428111462. Sterling Road. NSK Salai.9840332372 Le Royal Meridian Hotel. Phone: 04442676000 Le Royal Meridian Hotel. Alwarpet. Chennai Phone: 044 66000000 Hotel Park Sheraton. Phone: 04422314343. Alwarpet.9840510203 115. Nungambakkam High Road. Chennai Phone: 044 28259090 Hotel Chola Sheraton. Anna Salai. Cathedral Rd. St. Arumbakkam. Binny Road. GST Road. T Nagar. Nungambakkam.Chennai Phone: 04428297111. TTK Road. Thousand Lights. Old-41. Phone: 04422314343. North Boag Road. Gopalapuram. Anna Salai. Teynampet. Chennai Phone: 04442252525. Phone: 04424757788 564. Vadapalani. 9884396209 Hotel Radha Park Inn. New-62. Chennai. Inner Ring Rd. Nungambakkam. 35. TTK Road. Chennai Phone: 04443546565. Chennai. 9840710888 183. Chennai Phone: 04428110101 132. St Thomas Mount. 10. Phone: 04428159999 Phone: 044 28114700 34 . T Nagar. Chennai Phone: 04466515151 Hotel Taj Connemara. Chennai Phone: 04424994101 Hotel Benzz Park. St Thomas Mount. 132. T Nagar Chennai. Alwarpet.9840332372 The Accord Metropolitan Hotel. Hotel Park Sheraton. Marys Road. Jawaharlal Nehru Salai. 171. T Nagar.Watering Holes 10 Downing Street Bike And Barrels Grand Orient Hotel Green Park Distil Dublin Night Club Zara Tapas Geoffrey's Marriott Courtyard The Rain Tree Hotel The Park Hotel Flame Le Club The Dome Zodiac Quality Inn Aruna Hotel Durrant's Bar The Westminster Lexus Hotel Savera Kencess Inn Hotel. Gopalapuram. GN Chetty Road. GST Road. Chennai. Mount Road. Thirumalai Pillai Rd. 1.
04424942767. T P Koil.CheUy Road. 15 Dr Nair Rd.04425341958. Chennai Phone: 04424993201. 103.com Devi Arihant. Chennai.N. Mookambigai Apartments. Bheemanna Garden Street. 1st Floor. The following are some statistics about the Margazhi festival: . 24640055 Dr. Possibly. Chennai Phone: 044 24834823.tamilisaisangam. Chennai 04425341425. Flat #16. T. RoyapeUah. Street. Chennai Phone: 04428154360. Phone: 04428140806 78. nowhere else in the world so many organisations conduct so many festivals offering so many music and dance performances in a short period of time. Chennai Phone: 044 24941322 314.A. Adyar. Nalli Gana Vihar. (Old # 306). Kutchery Road. This culture is adopted by various other sabhas that hold art festivals in different parts of the city. Mylapore. Phone: 04424939539 Sivagami Petachi Auditorium. Maharajapuram Santhanam Salai.Carnatic Music Sabhas The Margazhi festival was started way back in 1927. 20.com 2. G. T T K Road. T Nagar. Tirumalai Pillai Road. T Nagar. Chennai Phone: 04456106425. R.in 39. Chennai 04428223045. Srinivasa Avenue Rd. New # 16. Chennai Phone: 044 24997755. Chennai Phone: 04428152166 64/47.04428267892. musicacademy@vsnl. Chennai Phone: 044 28441837 Raja Annamalai Mandram. www. 044 24805050 B-15.The total included 134 music concerts and 280 dance performances. This event was widely accepted and patronised by the public at large. Sundareswarar Street. Chennai Phone: 044 24941767 17. 20. Indiranagar. T Nagar. Vinayaga Nagar. Musiri Subramaniam Salai.53 Organisations conducted 60 festivals in a period of 117 days. Chennai 04428112231.04424861356 19. bkygp@rediffmail. Chennai 04424997788.04428265353 36 . Luz Church Rd. Mylapore. West Mambalam. Music Academy The Indian Fine Arts Society Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha Tamillsai Sang am Kartik Fine Arts Mylapore Fine Arts Krishna Gana Sabha Kapali Fine Arts Narada Gana Sabha Rasika Ranjani Sabha Bharath Kalachar Hamsadhwani Thyaga Brahma Gana Sabha Nungambakkam Cultural Academy Kalarasana Brahma Gana Sabha #168. . 04424990850 30/1. Chennai Phone: 044 24915555 Vani Mahal.They presented a total of 1604 music and dance performances in this period. Ganapathy Street.04428115162. Kartikfinearts@vsnl.Puram. Triplicane. 8th Lane. Mylapore. T T K Road. as an event to commemorate with the founding of Madras Music Academy in the month of December. Mylapore.Nagar. Chennai.net 45. . The below table lists some of the sabhas available in Chennai.
Ponnambalam Salai. Fax: +91-44-24524359 37 . V M Street.044247228318 S-4. Chennai Phone: 04424524057. Vasanth Apartments. Chennai Phone: 04424830546. K K Nagar.04424520836.B. Chennai Phone: 044 28268755 Thiruvanmiyur.Nadopasana Mudhra Fine Arts Nada Inbam Sri Rama Bhaktha Jana Samaj Nandi Fine Arts Kalakshetra Foundation 14. 044 28220453 85/2. Indiranagar. A-Block. 1st Street. Nungambakkam. Chennai Phone: 044 28232702. L. Luz Avenue. 140. Chennai Phone: 044 24992672 S-17B. Shenoy Road.Road. Chennai 10/4.
Evam was one of the first theatre groups to turn themselves into an entertainment company. and takes in interested actors from their workshops.Theatre Groups The Madras Players Some of the most prestigious names like P C Ramakrishna and P M Krishna are associated with The Madras Players. stagefrightproductions@gmail. They are well known for plays like 'The Importance of Being Earnest' and frequently take their plays out of the city as well. and profess to be in theatre for the love of it. tailored to the requirements of their clients. he offers his expert services on request. that works as a company and brings comedies to stage. and present theatre as a more professional activity.wordpress. The group was started by Michael Muthu (famed set designer and actor). Krishna Kumar. and tailors his sessions according to the demands of the company.net. alone.The group is about 19-years-old. they have often run poetry readings for audiences.masqueradechennai. A seasoned actor. ASAP (As Stupendous As Promised) is another theatre group. and usually shows variety in the genres they perform. Started by Freddy Koikaran in 2004. He can be contacted at atlonline@vsnl. and also perform corporate shows staging the specific story of a company or its founder for employees of the company. They accept corporate workshops for companies. hosts workshops for young adults. He undertakes corporate theatre training for companies on request. Yog frequently runs workshops for those interested in theatre at his studio in Mandaveli.com The Boardwalkers They have tried serious plays like 'Amadeus' and also lighter comedies like 'An Idiot For Dinner'. ASAP Founded by Amit Singh. They are best known for their play 'Run For Your Wife'. Stagefright Productions is open to newcomers. They have been around since 1994 and have staged 'Laughter Without Frills'. Theatre Y Started by Yog Japee. founded by Krishna Kumar. email@example.com Paul Mathew Paul Mathew is a full-time corporate trainer.com Stagefright Productions They are known for staging musicals like 'Grease'.com. This group is about 55 years old. Yog also takes corporate theatre sessions for companies on request. They also undertake corporate theatre sessions. asapproductions@gmail. mailevam@gmail. allows students their space while imparting nuances of the art. They do not provide any corporate training. and claim to use innovative new methods in theatre. www.org EVAM Founded in 2003 by Karthik Kumar and Sunil Vishnu. www.com Masquerade Masquerade. They usually have a summer workshop for children in May. 39 . who is a professional corporate theatre trainer.themadrasplayers.
It was originally situated near Park Town in the Chennai city. The walk along Kamarajar Salai takes in parks. the well maintained Snake Park houses numerous species of snakes. vipers and pythons. The snake venom extractions are a great attraction to the visi Snake Park is on Sardar Vallabhai Patel Road. chameleons. Its most famous residents are the herds of endangered Blackbuck which was introduced in 1924. You can find more than 40 species of common snakes here. Tuesday is declared holiday. You can visit this park from 0830 to 1730 hrs from Wednesday to Monday. It was set up in 1976. Particularly interesting is the Sunday market. There is also a snake farm where anti-venom is produced. Guindy National Park Once a distant suburb which was nearly twice its current size. George with San Thome Basilica almost 5 kilometres away. Crocodile Bank Crocodile Bank is situated 42 km from Chennai. Also located within the park is the Madras Snake Park established in the 1970s by Romulus Whitaker. among them are king cobras. Chennai has the distinction of having the first public zoo in India as early as 1855. there are live demonstrations of venom extraction. 40 . a commemorative garden with gateways and pathways. in Anna Park. A portion of Guindy Lodge was officially declared as Guindy National Park in 1977. Today. An array of souvenir shops and eateries can be found along this stretch of the beach attracting tourists from the rest of the state. It is a favourite place for Chennai's citizens to escape the humidity and enjoy the sea breeze. spectacular colonial and Indo-Saracenic Buildings.Chennai's seashore hosts the second longest urban beach in the world. turtles and lizards. monitor lizards and tortoises can also be seen in their natural setting. The crocodiles. This bank was started to protect India's dwindling crocodile population and to preserve the Irula (Snake catching) tribe's way of life. provide interesting details on the various species. Winter is the best time for bird watching when migrant birds visit the forest. was built by Mounstuart Elphinstone GrantDuff. MG Ramachandran. popularly known as the Vandalur Zoo is located in Vandalur. Further south is the MGR Samathi. This bank has already produced more than 6. The zoo is located on an area of 1300 acres. strategically placed. For those who are interested. the former chief minister of Tamil Nadu. This zoo is one of the largest in South Asia. built in honour of the popular Tamil film icon and chief minister. This predominantly dry deciduous scrub jungle of acacia is interspersed with larger trees such as Sandalwood Banyan and Jamun. a memorial erected in honour of CN Annadurai. which is about 30 kilometers from Chennai city. stretching for 13 kms (8 miles) along the eastern flank. The Marina. This memorial originally commemorated the victory of the Allied armies during World War I and was later dedicated to the memory of those soldiers from the Madras Presidency who lost their lives in World War II. This crocodile breeding and research centre is run by Romulus Whittaker. Described by architectural historian Phillip Davies as "One of the most beautiful marine Promenades in the World".000 crocodiles. The Arignar Anna Zoological Park. the governor between 1881 and 1886. the American Zoologist. Other reptiles include crocodiles. with its curious jumble of goods. Anna Park The walk starts from the victory War Memorial which marks the north end of Kamarajar Salai. is the Anna Samathi. Large information boards. Among its 130 species of birds are raptors such as the Honey Buzzard and the Sea Eagle. connecting Fort St. To its south. The venom is used as an antidote for snake bites. treelined cobbled streets. Guindy has now been engulfed by the fast growing metropolis. Several species of Indian and African Crocodiles and Alligators bred in captivity are kept here in open pools. who also set up the Crocodile bank outside Chennai.
A visit to T Nagar promises a choice of minimum of 10 reputed silk sari stores. situated near Mylapore. •• Spencer Plaza. Chennai City Centre Chennai City Centre. 41 . Religious Places St. with a blend of excellent shopping outlets. Nalli Silks. its architecture and its historical and religious importance. with a beautiful garden. T Nagar has been a favourite destination for silk sari shopping. It is believed that the Apostle Saint Thomas lived his last years in South India. ~ st. teens and the elderly.. Mylapore. You can visit anytime between 8. Ranganathan Street.Chennai Jewellery Shopping T Nagar. From safety pins to exquisite jewellery. It is believed that St. So with sari shops found aplenty in Chennai. Inox Cinemas and delicious multi-cuisine food courts. Mylapore. It is the headquarters of the Church of South India. It was rebuilt in 1890 with a 180 ft basilica. it is but appropriate for jewellery shops to jostle for space amongst them. Ranganathan Street is a shopper's paradise for people belonging to all ages. The decorated roof and many fascinating tablets and tombs add beauty to the spire. Basilica of Santhome This Cathedral is at the end of Kutchery Road. and is one of the landmarks of modern Chennai. Cathedral road. Thoma's body was entombed inside this neo-Gothic structure. It has a building with its three arched aisles and bomb-proof roof. Prince Jewellery. This masonry church was consecrated in 1680. the place is choc-a-bloc with stores brimming with goods.. Ranganathan Street No shopping in Chennai is complete without a trip to Ranganathan Street .. one of the biggest shopping malls in South Asia. Pothys. Silk saris and jewellery make for the perfect ensemble. Sundari Silks.if you are up to tackling the crowds that throng this busy street. The marriage of Governor Elihu Yale (of Yale University fame) was the first function to be performed at this church.. Spencer Plaza • •• • • •• . Khazana. is located on Mount Road. Right from tots. Lalitha Jewellery. It is a white colonial church. This Cathedral was originally built in 1504. Vummidi Bangaru Chetty and Sons on Mount Road also enjoys wide patronage from customers. (!- Thousand Lights Mosque Thousand Lights Mosque is situated at Mount Road in the city. It has a 130 feet spire with its interior lit well and airy with stucco walls. Kerala Jewellers are popular shops in T Nagar. Some of these shops have their branches in other parts of the City like Parry's Corner. Mary's Church The church is at Fort St. GR Thanga Maaligai. George. Kumaran Silks. T Nagar is a good place to shop for a variety of items.. The mosque is popular for a number of reasons. RoyapeUah. and Anna Nagar. such as its name. Ranganathan Street has a lot to allure every visitor. George's Cathedral It is at 222. Nathella Sampathu Chatty. is one of the contemporary hangout locations in Chennai.00 hrs. silver and platinum jewellery.. school kids.00 to 18. T Nagar boasts the highest number of jewellery shops that sell gold. e •• Silk Sari shopping Right from 1950. RmKv silks are some of the established silk sari stores in this part of the city.
The Shiva temple at Tiruvotriyur . located at the meeting of the Kodambakkam High road and the Village road. This house was built in 1976 by James Brodie. Bas reliefs. airy houses with broad pillared verandas. on the banks of the Adyar River. The spectacular show goes on. The magnificent 37 meter tall gopuram is one of the main attractions of this temple. Its magnificent estate comprises several 19th Century buildings. one of which is the former home of its founder Colonel Henry S Olcott. International Dolls and Children. Innovation. It is believed that a saint known as Gnanasambandar sung and brought a dead girl back to life. Life Science. is an imposing white structure on the banks of Adyar. Electronics & Communication. This temple attracts a large number of devotees. with the city of Chennai radiantly resplendent against the night sky. Mylapore. as well as Annie Besant. * * * • • *~ Theosophical Society Few Places in Chennai offer greater serenity than the sprawling gardens of the Theosophical Society. It is one of the oldest temples in Chennai. it houses the prestigious College of Carnatic Music. It is very famous for its astonishing sculpture. this large mansion is today the world headquarters of the Society. with over 500 exhibits. Vadapalani Temple The Vadapalani temple is dedicated to Lord Muruga situated in Kodambakkam. the Society moved here seven years later when it acquired Huddlestone Gardens. situated in the city's Adyar neighbourhood. The literal meaning of 'Parthasarathy' is the charioteer. Arjuna or partha was a brave warrior and Lord Krishna was a good friend. Brodie's Castle Brodie's Castle north of the Theosophical society. enlightening experience. This ancient Siva temple is a delightful introduction to Dravidian temple sculpture and architecture. An ethereal experience that almost makes you feel one with the sparkling universe. representing the different faiths and engravings of verses taken from the holy books of all world religions can be seen here. Founded in New York in 1875. Energy. set in sprawling wooded gardens. built by Pallavas in the 8th century and rebuilt by the Vijayanagar Kings in the 11th century. 42 . Transport. Lord Krishna was the charioteer of Arjuna. a thoroughly enjoyable a~d . make the visit to the Centre. The Periyar Science and • Technology Centre encompasses a Science Centre and a Planetarium. where prayer meetings are held. According to the great Indian epic 'Mahabharata'. a great devotee of Lord Shiva. There are also marble statues of the founders Colonel Olcott and Helena Petrovana Blavatsky. shooting meteoroids. Materials Science. Innumerable legends are woven around Sundarar.Parthasarathi Temple It is at Peter's Road. who became President in 1907. Other Attractions Birla Planetarium "Lights off!" orders the Assistant Director of Birla Planetarium. This house later became the home of the first Chief Justice of the Madras Supreme Court. Eight galleries on themes of Physical Science. Valluvar Kottam. the rotating solar system and the undulating contours of the red planet. The main building houses the great hall. which has an interesting story behind it. a wealthy civilian. Sri Kapaleswarar Temple This temple is situated near Kutchery Road. In the epic it is said during the great battle of Mahabharata. were characteristic of colonial Chennai. Now known as Thennral.12 kilometers north of Chennai is associated with Pattinathar. Built in 1776 by John Huddlestone. is one of the modern landmarks of modern Chennai. an employee of the East India Company. philosopher and guide to the Partha or Arjuna. These spacious. 'Partha' meant Arjuna while sarathy is meant as charioteer. Triplicane. You hold your breath as the cosmic world revolves around you twinkling stars. Mars.
Sandpipers.30 and 17.Government Museum It is situated in the Pantheon Road. four galleries. The only major structure to survive in the fort is the magnificent Jalakanteshvara Temple. A Proteges of Annie Besant was deeply influenced by the progressive views of the Theosophical Society. It holds an exquisite collection of more than 2000 Indian bronzes and Amaravathi marbles. He acquired of the Land on the banks of Adyar and built a house with a central cupola surrounded by a beautiful garden. is today Kalakshetra. part of the fort houses some government offices. White Ibis. Muttukadu (36 kms from Chennai) ----~~ The backwaters of Muttukadu have been developed by Tamilnadu Tourism Development Corporation as a scenic picnic spot and a centre for water sports. This formidable structure has withstood many battles. The Dutch had built a fort here in the year 1609. The present Museum has several sections. It houses a Dutch cemetery dating back to the 17th century. the fort has a turbulent history. Madras Club North of Brodie castle is the Madras Club built by George Moubray. including the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). The majority of these birds can be seen between November and February. The British occupied the fort in 1760 following the fall of Srirangapatnam and death of Tipu Sultan.the Museum Theatre. Fisherman's Cove The hotel has many luxury cottages and elegantly appointed rooms with spectacular views of the sea which also includes one private open garden shower. which she set up for the revival of this dance form. Today. Three great buildings of architectural value . Herons. the Bronze gallery and the National art gallery constitute the main attractions. Cormorants and Blue Winged Teals can be seen here. Vedanthangal (85 kms from Chennai) One of the largest bird sanctuaries in India. You can visit the museum from Tuesday to Saturday between 09. district courts within has a small but good collection of historical objects found in the area. and was the brainchild of Rukmini Devi. Known as Moubray's Cupola. the Extension Hall and the Connemara Public Library are in this complex. Spoonbills. Egmore. this was once exclusively preserved by the city's European Population. and more. who came to India as an accountant in 1771. Pulicat Pulicat is a small town situated at a distance of 60 km from Chennai. The wind surfing regatta organised in February every year attracts enthusiasts from allover the world. Kalakshetra This pioneering institution for classical dance. Pelicans. Training programmes are held for beginners. The International Centre for the Arts.Hindu sculpture gallery. As an impressive example of military architecture. this 16th century Vellore Fort dominates the heart of this town. the Amaravathi gallery. Vellore Surrounded by a deep artificial moat. Darters. constructed by the Nayakas. music and the fine arts was established in 1936. after it merged with the Adyar Club. the "Temple of Arts". including an ill-fated mutiny led by the son of Tipu Sultan in 1806 against the British East India Company. Its marshy 30-hectare park is visited by a huge number of migratory birds every year. Indians were only allowed to have membership in 1964. 43 .00 hrs. now called Bharat Natyam. It was finally occupied by the British in 1825. private sit-outs. to ensure a comfortable stay at the Coromandel Coast for a long time.
the replica of the temple chariot in Thiruvarur. The auditorium at Valluvar Kottam can accommodate about 4000 people. The 133 chapters of his famous work. is one of the modern landmarks of modern Chennai. Legend claims that the spring originated when St. The poet had written a celebrated epic known as the Thirukurral.Thomas A Rock-hewn cave on Little Mount is believed to be the place where. Portrait St Thomas About 3km southwest of Little Mount is the 95-m high Mount of St Thomas or Great Mount. when Kolkata. it is a grand auditorium devoted to the poet-saint Thiruvalluvar. 44 . It is considered to be one of the three High Courts of India. The most important relic here is the ancient stone cross embedded into the wall of the altar is said to have been engraved by the saint himself. have been depicted in bas relief in the front hall corridors of the chariot. The first factory within the fortified enclosure was completed on St George's Day.Thomas sought refuge. 1892 under the guidance of the famed architect Henry Irwin. It is timehonoured at Presidency Towns by Letters Patent granted by Queen Victoria.Thomas struck the rock with his staff to provide water for his thirsty congregation. was established in a banana grove. the small Cause's Court and the City Civil Court. At the rear end of the cave is the Masonry cross before which St Thomas is said to have prayed. 1640.Fort St George Britain's first bastion in India. Valluvar Kottam was inaugurated in 1976. High Court High Court was established on June 26. The memorial to the poet-saint Tiruvalluvar is shaped like a temple chariot and is. Thirukkural. and named Fort St George. This was the East India Company's Principal settlement until 1774. in AD 72. A flight of 132 steps leads to the summit and the Church of Our Lady of Expectations built by the Portuguese in the 16th Century. This is the legendry "bleeding cross" that miraculously bled between 1558 and 1704. was declared the seat of the government. leaving behind a still visible imprint of his hand near the entrance. the nucleus from which an empire grew. This complex houses the High Court. This red Indo-Saracenic structure at Parry's corner is Chennai's main landmark. located at the meeting of the Kodambakkam High road and the Village road. 23 April. A life-size statue of the saint has been installed in the chariot which is 33m tall. All the 1330 verses of the poet's epic are depicted on the granite pillars which surround the auditorium. Inside the cave is the opening through which the fleeing saint is said to have retreated. the mortally wounded St. Valluvar Kottam Valluvar Kottam. in fact. Near the modern Church of Our Lady of Good Health is the older Blessed Sacrament Chapel built by the Portuguese over the cave. Little Mount and Mount of St.
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perched amidst paddy fields. bordered by palm trees. it got linked with other important cities like Mumbai and Kolkata. With the introduction of railways in the late 19th century. . Chennaipatnam Madras in 1639. started a factory-cum-trading post here.Chennai. In 1997. Even though Chennai has expanded a lot. •• • • • MC~ty-__ [II. to become a prominent city. a fishing hamlet called Chennaipatnam was selected by the early became English merchants of the East India Company as a site for their settlement. During the British rule. We hope this booklet will be helpful to you in getting to know the city better. when Francis Day and Andrew Cogan. Madras went under drastic changes. the Government of Tamil Nadu officially changed the name of Madras to Chennai. In 1639. . formerly called Madras. we have tried to give some key information about the city. two merchants of the East India Company. it still retains its traditional values and its inherent culture. Chennai has now become the hub for all industries and serves fittingly as the capital of Tamil Nadu state. From Voice of Youth. was originally a cluster of villages. with a strong naval base.
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