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Chennai Voice of Youth
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v.American AnyTime Continental. Indian GRT Grant Days Hotel Sir Thyagaraya Road T Nagar Chennai 600017 Phone: 04428150500. Shop #2. Mobile: 9444509198 Golden Dragon Located at the lobby level of Taj Coromandel.600034. Corporation New Complex 3rd Cross Road Opposite Kaliappa Hospital R A Puram Chennai . Lunch: 12:30 to 15:00 hrs Dinner: 19:00 to 24:00 hrs Taj Coromandel # 17. 044 28292190 #38. Sterling Road Near Loyola College Nungambakkam Chennai .G. 2nd Floor Greams Road Near Thousand Lights Police Station Chennai .P Golden Beach ECR Road Uthandi Sholinganallur Chennai . 2nd Avenue Besant Nagar Chennai .600090 Phone: 04424464363 Chinese Beijing Blues An authentic Chinese restaurant serving Schezwan and Cantonese delicacies.04424531818 #18/7.600028 Phone: 044 24330544 Mobile: 9841033009 #11. (Lavish buffet lunch from 1200 to 1500 hrs) GRT Grant Days Hotel Sir Thyagaraya Road T Nagar Chennai 600017 Phone: 04428150500. Nungambakkam High Road Nungambakkam Chennai Phone: 04428272827 (Extn: 53) 6 .600006 Phone: 04428291077.600119 Phone: 04424531717. it is very popular with both residents and non-resident guests. Phone: 04442381009.600017 Phone: 04442694481. Don Pepe Mexican Eatalica Restaurant Continental. Golden Dragon serves authentic Chinese cuisine from the Sichuan region. With Chef Hardy Cheung at its realm. Lunch -12:30 to 1500 hrs Dinner . American #2. Mobile: 9444509198 Barbeque Nation #1 Hanumantha Road T Nagar Chennai . American Gallopin Gooseberry Continental.04442694482 #404.19:30 to 23:00 hrs.
in Website: www.com Shogun Shogun gives you a great value for your money. 7 . ginger slices and Wasabi sauce. It also has Tempura platters and Udan soup bowl servings. Szechwan and Cantonese specialties for lunch and dinner.19:30 to 23:45 hrs Chola Sheraton Cathedral Road Phone: 04428110101 (Extn: 1802) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The restaurant serves a delicious variety of Hunan. The Shanghai Club serves authentic Chinese cuisine amidst an elegant ambience. Elliots Beach Road Besant Nagar Chennai Phone: 044 24464344.net. enticing. 4th Avenue Dr. 04424916454 Wangs Kitchen Authentic. Lunch . Kauvery Complex Nungambakkam High Road Nungambakkam Chennai Phone: 044 28265240 Dahlia Restaurant One of Chennai's oldest restaurant that was started 14 years ago. it is specialized in combos like the classic Nigiri Sushi which come with Miso soup. Ambedkar Salai Ashok Nagar Chennai Phone: 04424724888 Planet Yumm at Beach Castle #34.12:30 to 15:00 hrs Dinner .Shanghai Club Chinese cuisine in an imperial ambience. and aromatic Chinese cuisine. pickles. LB Road Behind Jayanthi theatre Thiruvanmiyur West Chennai Phone: 044 24453424 #93.vsnl. Effortlessly blends the contrasting facets of the Chinese enigma. Japanese Akasaka #128. They Undertake Home Delivery. 3rd Avenue 7 Star Building Anna Nagar Chennai Phone: 04426264633 #10/1. 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.
and beautifying your order. Excellent privacy and service. Phone: 04422314343 Pure Korean and Japanese Restaurant It is a house that is converted into a restaurant. 2nd Main Road Gandhi Nagar Adyar Chennai 600020 Phone: 04442114973 Italian Bella Ciao #140. 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. where the chef prepares your choice of Japanese food by chopping. The main attraction is the Spartan decor. a Teppanyaki bar. Cilantro Restaurant #1. Binny Road Mount Road Chennai 600002. while you watch it. Taj Connemara Hip Asia is a new South and far East Asian 'hip' place. Phone: 04466000000 Teppanyaki.in Kenzoos Corporation New Complex Near Kaliyappa Hospital R A Puram Chennai 600028 Phone: 04424330544 Mobile: 9841090094 Little Italy Restaurant #112. mixing. Thomas Mount Chennai 600016. Taj Connemara #2. Sree Krishna Enclave Waterland Drive Valmiki Nagar New Beach Kottivakkam Chennai 600041 Casa Piccola #7/11.tajhotels.orientalgroup. Thirumalai Pillai Road Near Bus Stop T Nagar Chennai 600017 Phone: 04439122587.centre@yahoo. The Thai food it serves is also an excellent choice.600028 Phone: 04442815777 Mobile: 9884396204 cream.com Picasso Restaurant #C49. Khader Nawaz Khan Rd Opposite Taj Coromandel Nungambakkam Chennai 600006 Phone: 04464500500 Mobile: 9786655845 Cream Centre New #55/ Old #25.com 8 . 2nd Main Road R A Puram Chennai .pastafresca. 044 39122588 Mobile: 9941366849 www. St. GST Road. Nungambakkam High Road Near Taj Coramandel Nungambakkam Chennai 600034 Phone: 04428330085 #4.com www. Eldorado Building Nungambakkam Chennai 600034 Phone: 04442601234 Pasta Fresca Oa Salvatore #55.Hip Asia. #74.
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. 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. 044 28154563 Mobile: 9444395206z #10. 044 28115998 #23. 044 24483856 Mobile: 9444061963 Maruthi Andhra Mess #7A. #8. Mint Street Park Town Chennai . Ramasamy Street T Nagar Chennai .600084 Rangoli Saravana Bhavan #102.Bengali Sree Annapurna of Calcutta The Bay Leaf #14. Gangadeeshwarar Koil Street Purasawalkam Chennai . 044 28110305 Andhra Restaurant 3rd Avenue Anna Nagar Chennai 600040. 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: 04424483855.04464530160 Mobile: 9381512199 9 . 6th Street Near Gangotri Sweets Gopalapuram Chennai 600086 Phone: 04428114557.600017 Phone: 04424351258 #313. Cathedral Road Opposite Music Academy Gopalapuram Chennai 600086 Phone: 04428116416. Vishwanathapuram Main Road Near Ragavendara Kalyana Mandapam Kodambakkam Chennai 600024 Guajarati Guajarati Mandai #116. 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: 04460600000.600003.
600106 04424757788 The Shell Residency Kammalar Street. Tamil Nadu 600018 044 24304050 Cream Centre 37.GST Road. Nungambakkam. Tamil Nadu 600017 044 28159999 Hotel Le Royal Meridien # 1. Binny Road Anna Salai. Mahatma Gandhi Road. Thirumalai Pillai Road.Hotels Taj Connemara No 2. 120. Gopalapuram. Thousand Lights East. Chennai 600002 044 66000000 The Raintree Hotel Alwarpet. G. Chetpet Chennai. Thousand Lights Chennai. 600017 04428161000 Sheraton Chola Hotel 10. Chennai. Tamil Nadu 044 28253434 Ouality Inn Sabari 29. Brakathambal St. Tamil Nadu 600086 04428110101 Radisson Hotel 531. Thyagaraya Nagar Chennai. Road. Chennai. Thyagaraya Nagar. Inner Ring Road Chennai. Tamil Nadu 600027 04422344747 10 . Tamil Nadu 600017 044 28343030 Benz Park Tulip 62. Chennai 044 2231 4343 Trident 1/24. Cathedral Road. Chennai. Tamil Nadu 044 26413334 Radha Park Inn 171 Jawahar Lal Nehru Salai. Chennai. Satyamurthy Nagar. Chennai 0442231 0101 Breeze Hotel Poonamallee High Road. Stthomas Mount. St Marys Road. Chennai 600 034 0(91-44) 66002827 Accord Metropolitan GN Chetty Rd. Chennai. GST Road.S.T.
Padmavath i Road Behind Peters Road Saravana Bhavan Gopalapuram Chennai Phone: 04424991330 7. 100 ft By Pass Road Velachery Chennai Phone 044 22552173 CP Ramasamy Road Alwarpet Phone: 04443009499 Kipling Cafe 14. Chamiers Road Phone: 04424311495 12 .Coffee Shops Mocha Khader Nawaz Khan Road Nungambakkam Phone: 04442317690 Mocha Mojo 72.127. Kader Nawaz Khan Road Nungambakkam Phone: 044 2833 0808 11. 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. 1st Street Luz Avenue Mylapore Phone: 09940198185 14/30. 1st Avenue Indira Nagar Adyar Phone: 044 42337024 8/57.
Phone: 044 26423377 www.thecinema. 044 28555660/61/62 Movie Theatres Ganapathi Ram # 101.600002 Phone: 0448533153 Chennai . 044 28416530 Broadway Chennai 108 Phone: 044 25267761 14 .600014 Phone: 044 28487355 www.600002 Phone: 04428511219 www.com Sathyam Cinemas Thiru Vi Ka Road Royapettah Chennai .com Anu Ega # 435.600002 Phone: 04428549660.com Mayajaal Multiplex East Coast Road Chennai. 044 24491692 Aruna Cine Palace Railway Road Kanchipuram Phone: 04427223842 Melody #10.sathyamcinemas.movie-ticket-abirami.com www.com Agasthya #231/232.com Devi # 48.600014 Phone: 04442244224 www.bookmyshow. Prakasam Salai Raj Theatre #20.com www. Poonamallee High Road Kilpauk Chennai -600010 Phone: 04426411666 www. Anna Salai Chennai .com Woodlands #10.Annatheatre. Pillar Road Ashok Nagar Chennai 600083 Phone: 04424890337 Broadway Cinema Hall # 31. Woods Road Royapettah Chennai -600014 Phone: 04428531371.rajtheatre.Bookmyshow.egacinemas.04424892227 Udhayam #91.inoxmovies. Westcott Road Royapettah Chennai . Purasawalkam High Road Purasawal kam Chennai 600010. Blackers Road Anna Salai Chennai 600002 Phone: 04428534530.in Padmam #870 Poonamalee High Road Kilpauk Chennai -600010 Phone: 04426411975 www.com Casino A-C #2.mayajaal. Anna Salai Jayaprada Theatre General Patters Road Anna Salai Chennai . Pillar Road Ashok Nagar Chennai 600083 Phone: 04424890337.600015 Phone: 04424350374 www.603112 Mobile: 954114-272860/61/62/63/6465 www.'" Inox Chennai Citi Centre R KSalai Mylapore Chennai Phone: 04442658888 www. Tondiarpet High Road Tondiarpet Chennai 600081 Phone: 04425956567 Aradhana Prarthana Drive In Complex Injambakkam East Coast Road Thiruvanmiyur Chennai 600041 Phone: 04424491402. 04428544343 Suriyan #91.sangamcinemas.com # 152. Abdul Razzack Street Saidapet Chennai . Lattice Bridge Road Adyar Chennai 600020 Phone: 04424417424 Anna # 9.Movie Theatres Abirami ~~ (which screen oth~r Regional Languages) .
com IDream #87.com Sri Brinda Cinema Hall #5/58.com www. Devanathan Colony West Mambalam Chennai 600033 Phone: 04424850385 15 .600007 Phone: 04426692498 Vetri #511. 04422246129 Shanthi #43.com Venus #114. GST Road Chrompet Chennai 600044 Phone: 04422382512 Vidhya #9. Villivakkam . Kakkan Street Tambaram West Chennai 600045 Phone: 04422266871 Vigneshwara #768.com Rakki Cinemas #1.Rohini Multiplex #141/2. Broadway Chennai 600108 Phone: 04425267761 Srinivasa #21. Arcot Road Oppotite to Pandian Hotel Vadapalani Chennai .600026 Phone: 04423652000. Red Hills Road Kolathur Chennai 600099 Phone: 044 25508734 Natraj #1. Redhills Road Kolathur Chennai 600099 Phone: 044 25508734 Liberty #7.Red Hills Road Kolathur Chennai 600099 Phone: 04425508734 Kaveri #4.04424491692 www.600053 Phone: 04426241475 Pilot #64/270.600112 Phone: 04426690744 Sri Murugan Talkies Alagesan Nagar Ambattur Chennai . Madhavaram High Road Perambur Chennai . Poonamallee High Road Koyambedu Chennai 600107 Phone: 04424795334 Velan Multiplex Mgr Road Nanganallur Chennai 600061 Phone: 04422244544. Jawaharlal Nehru Road Ashok Nagar Phone: 04424710486 www. Suryanarayana Chetty Street Royapuram Chennai 600013 Phone: 04443135599.ticketnew.alberttheatres.prarthanadriveintheatre.600002 Phone: 044 28549086 Kasi #91\92.com Kamala #156.ticketnew.idreamcinemas.04423652008 www. Royapettah High Road Royapettah Chennai 600014 Phone: 04428133058 Maharani #762/538. Lattice Bridge Road Thiruvanmiyur Chennai 600041 Phone: 044 24411645 www.com Albert #689. Mahesh Bhavan. De Mellows Road Choolai Chennai . Red Hills Road Ambattur Chennai 600053 Phone: 044 26585465 www.kasitheatre.com Thyagraja #60.600011 Phone: 04425581010 www. Anna Salai Chennai 6 Phone: 044 28524412 www.kamalacinemas. T H Road Old Washermenpet Chennai 600021 Phone: 04425951466 Ganga #84/6.ticketnew. Anna Salai Chennai .rakkicinemas. 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. Perambur Barracks Road Vepery Chennai .04443135566 www. 4th Street Sadasiva Nagar Madipakkam Chennai 600091 Phone: 9884199717 Broadway Talkies # 1. GST Road Poonamallee Chennai 600056 Phone: 04426272337 Yamuna #4. Paper Mills Road Perambur Chennai 600011 Phone: 04426701659 Vasanthi #35.
Thiru Vi Ka Road RoyapeUah Chennai 600014 Phone: 044 42244224 Mini Motcham #20/11. Millers Road Kilpauk Chennai 600010 Phone: 04426423520 Sai Shanthi #43. Anna Salai Chennai . GST Road Chrompet Chennai 600044 Phone: 04422382512 Serene #8.600002 Phone: 044 28549086 M. Ohandeeswara Nagar Velachery Main Road Velachery Chennai 600042 Phone: 04422431387 Subasri Pictures #234-0. 04428555661 Rakesh #511.Devi Paradise #48. 1st Floor Ashok Nagar Main Road Samiyar Madam Kodambakkam Chennai -600024 Phone: 04464530638 16 . Poonamalee High Road Koyambedu Chennai 600107 Phone: 04424871481 Star Talkies #40. Mandira Apartments North Boag Road T Nagar Chennai .M. Triplicane High Road Triplicane Chennai 600005 Phone: 04428544440 Rajalakshmi #1.600017 Phone: 044 28233355 Chennai Cinemas #1-A. Rukmini #141/2. Anna Salai Chennai 600002 Phone: 04428555660.
Check out lot of English and Tamil songs with snacks.000 square feet within the Sathyam Complex. join in on a race. If you want a little more excitement. PCs. Check your email or simply surf the internet on one of the six workstations in the Internet Centre. hats. Wellington Estate. Phone: 04428216907 Billiards Point Billiards Point has 4 pool tables. There is What Not Cafe offering snacks (vegetarian and non-vegetarian). 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. Spread over 15. Other activities include Mini-Golf. you can also enjoy browsing the net at the Internet Cafe.2. Phone: 04443920341 Bowling and Pool Parlours Break Point Break Point has four small. 15 A. snooker and billiards in the a mesmerizing ambience.6th Floor. guitars. Chennai-600034. It also has a Music theatre with a projector. Mount Road. Billiards Point boasts some excellent equipment with well-designed interiors and friendly markers. You can purchase great cue sticks. Phone: 04428281390 18 . There is also a small (baby) table for children.00 a. fruit juices and cool drinks. You can refresh yourself at the Cafeteria offering quick snacks.Gaming Zone Blur With Blur. 4 standard (big) tables and 10 medium-sized tables. It offers four lanes. You can enjoy pool.30 a. two medium-sized. In addition to this. The whips. Nungambakkam High Road. saddles. With a reasonably priced tariff. Snow Bowling Snow Bowling is open from 11. CMC Road. Phone: 04428264045. 4th .m. guns. 45. Sathyam Cinemas. Blur features gaming on every conceivable platform from PS3. Above the Sixth Sense Galleries. and other snooker/pool gear here. M Centre. covers. 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. and four pool tables. cool drinks and vegetarian and non-vegetarian sandwiches. nine medium-sized and two large tables. reminds you the world of Clint Eastwood westerns. Chennai. This Western Saloon look-alike has two standard. III Floor. Chennai. It is open from 6. horseshoes and water cans on the walls of the parlour. Shop No. Giri Road.m. Nintendo OS to Arcades and fully loaded PCs. Phone: 0448269889 Wild West Wild West is a Snooker/Pool parlour at Spencer Plaza. Sony PSp. to mid night. to Mid Night. Raj Complex. PS2. T Nagar. Break Point fits the definition of the perfect hangout with great crowd and great music. XBox 360. pistols. Spur Tank Road. amongst other items on the menu. Egmore-600008. Lanterns innovatively light the parlour and the interiors are impressively decorated with cacti and western murals. 04428213306 Web World Web Web World Web has three Billiards tables and two Pool tables. or shoot the bad guys on one of the six video games available. Phone: 04428210723 Cybercue Along with playing Snookers and Billiards. Billiards Point has brought these indoor games within the reach of just about everybody. Nintendo Wii. fresh juices and salads. one pool table and video Karaoke to sing along. Lloyds Road. there is a state-of-the-art Onkyo Sound System that plays the latest music.
00 a. Old Mahabalipuram Road. Ltd Black Ball Game Snooker has different interiors. 0444492386 MRF Danny's Karting This is a Go-Karting center with longer tracks. DC Towers. There is also a Gymnasium inside. Chennai. Chennai Down Under Down Under has four lane. ten pin bowling arena and computerized coaching.m. singing. Phone: 04424908704.04425231653 Kart Beat Go-karting centre at the AVM Studio Complex. Phone: 04425231512. 136/2. Chennai.a 24 hours coffee shop set up in a beautifully landscaped roof garden.a Tandoori food joint and Cofi Garden . better tarmac and faster carts. For foodies.04428418493 OIN Billiards Snooker Parlour Open from 9.Chennai's oldest go-carting centre located on the East Coast Road close to VGP. Open from 11 a. Visit www. Near Chepauk Cricket Stadium. You can also play Billiards & Snooker in a lovely ambience.1 st Main Road. 04424908706 Plot Black Billiards Parlour You can relish playing Billiards. Gandhi Nagar Adyar. a vibrant and colourful vegetarian restaurant. You can also play Animator fun Video games like target firing. Chennai. 33/1. F37/38.04425231513. Triplicane high Road. professional quality Snookers. Near Tidal Software Park.com for more details. 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. Billiards and Pool tables. Bharathi Salai. Chepauk. Snooker and Pool here. Additional entertainment includes Big Screen TV. Marshalls Road. For foodies. Kebab Korner . Near VGp. Egmore. Anna Nagar East Karting Go Karting Kart Attack . there is Shanxi . I Floor. Karaoke roomMusical fun.a Chinese specialty Restaurant. Phone: 04428528417. East Coast Road.Turning Point Food & Entertainment Pvt. Dance etc. Chennai Billiards and Snooker Parlour. 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. There is also a three-hole mini-golf course with a thrilling landscape.m. to midnight. Delicious Bite.paintballchennai. 123. 19 . to midnight. Phone: 04428413911 Billiards Parlour & Browsing Centre 6 Wallajah Road. Phone: 0448257744.The track is 300m long and the surface is concrete. should be able to satisfy your needs.
# 26. Chennai . Phone: 04426442729. Wake Boarding and Knee Boarding. Thirunarayana Avenue (Off New Avadi Road).6th Floor. Mahalingapuram. Sir Thiyagaraya Rd. Sholinganallur. Some of the popular activities hosted at Tarsha include Water Skiing. Opp To Globus Pondy Bazzar. Kayaking. Banana Boat Rides. on all days except Fridays.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. Chennai World Wide Fund for Nature Activities include camps.600017. Other activities offered are parasailing. # 130. Indira Nagar. Phone: 094443 84608 Equestrian Academy Training for dressage. Speed Boat Rides. Near Loyola Colege. Challamal Complex. New No. Chennai.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. Double Tube Rides and Para-sailing are some other means of amusement provided by the club. F-2 Sterling Road. 123/5 (Old No.m. nature walks. to 6 p. 115) 1st Floor. Tented Camps.8270154. Alwarpet. Chennai Wildertrails Adventure Club Wildertrails Adventure Club arranges for trekking camps in the Himalayas. Saraswathi Street. exhibitions etc. TTK Road. On Friday the visiting hours are from 11 a. show jumping and tent pegging are provided in the equestrian disciplines. Phone: 04424994827 Tarsha Water Sports A water sports park situated on the East Coast Road. just 15 kilometres away from the Mammalapuram district on the way to Puducherry.m.m. to 6 p. Chennai. Chennai .6. Tuna and Barracuda) and fresh water trips.600034 No:11 . Nungambakkam. seminars. # 8. 2nd Link Street. Trail reading etc. film shows. Tarsha Water Sports remains open from 10 a. (91)(44)66323270 The Swingers 20 . Chennai.m Phone: 98410-24429.04426454053 Art of Fishing Art of Fishing arranges for deep sea fishing trips (Mackrel. puppet shows. Designed for the novice. slide shows. field trips. Old Mahabalipuram Road. snorkelling and scuba diving. age is no bar for these camps. T Nagar.
Velacheri. Chennai.600042 Chorea Culture Lets Do Something Guitar Schools Rays Violin and Guitar Class Heartbeatz Music Academy. Velacheri Chennai . Drums and Guitar School Adyar.04442869106 No 7/854. Thiruvanmiyur. Thiruvalluvar Nagar(RTO office).600042 No 64. After Odysey Next More Super Market. Chennai . 2nd Main Road 3rd Cross Street Gandhi Nagar" Adyar.600020 + (91)-(44)-66320300 No 41. Opp To Vijayanagar Bus Stand Above Ganga Sweets. Sarathy Nagar Velachery Taramani 100ft Road. Vijaya Nagar 100 Feet Road. 49th cross street. Near Officers Colony.Hips N Toez No 4 Aadharsh Mahal. Tamil Nadu 600041. Chennai. 97911 15878 21 . Tamil Nadu 600020. Chennai .
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Chennai. 5th Avenue. Chennai Phone: 044 28110005 1. Chrompet. Chennai. Phone: 044 25508343 Egmore. Chennai. Chrompet. Police Station. 10th Street. Chennai. Phone: 044 28555281 Kamarajar Road. Chennai. Chennai. Greams Road.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. West Mada Church Street. Chennai. Chennai. Phone: 04424892678 Mayor V R Ramanathan Salai. SRP Colony. Phone: 04428292430 304-B. Chennai. Chennai. Phone: 044 22405295 Egmore. Phone: 044 24359406 77. Phone: 044 26450744 311. Phone: 044 25902961 Zenis Salai. Chennai. Phone: 044 28265435 Halls Road. Chennai. Jaganatha Prm Main Road. Phone: 04428555281 GST Road. Konnoor High Road.K. Phone: 044 28191982 K. Phone: 044 24890861 828. Phone: 044 25955532 SpurTank Road.Phone: 044 28265375 Ashok Pillar Road. Phone: 04428521461 1/255. GST Road. Saidapet. Chennai. Chennai. Chennai. Phone: 044 22368450 1. Tambaram Sanitorium. Phone: 044 28265433 26. Chennai. Chennai. Phone: 044 25362601 West Cott Road. Chennai. Near Ashok Nagar. Chennai Phone: 044 24895657 Port Trust Quarters. Egmore. Chennai. Phone: 044 22210146 GST Road. Phone: 044 28483052 23 . Mowbrays Road. Chennai. Chennai. Phone: 044 22368568 GST Road.Nagar. Anna Salai. Chrompet.
Tamil Nadu 600020. Adyar. Phone: 04428521461 1/255. Alwarpet. 04424403483 Gym 02 Health Studio Talwalkers # 10. Shyam Garden. Chennai . Chennai. Indiranagar. Next To Life Style Home Style. Chennai. Khader Nawaz Khan Road. Nungambakkam. Chennai Phone: 044 24320266 828. Phone: 044 26461336 18. Adyar. Gandhinagar. Chennai. Sunny Side. Phone: 044 22368568 Kunoor High Road. Phone: 044 25902961 GST Road. Chennai. SRP Colony. Adyar. Tambaram. Chennai . Batras Positive Health Clinic Ebony and Ivory Skin Center A 1. Chennai Phone: 044 28442466 Inside Aringar Anna Arivalayam. 04443313100 24 . Chennai. T P Koil 2nd Lane. No 14. Tamilnadu 600006. Anna Salai. 4th avenue. 10th Street. Chennai. MBC Tower. Mowbays Flats T T K Road. 1st Floor. Indira nagar. 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. Alwarpet.044 42012391 14. 04428332121 Door no 6. Tamil nadu 600020. 1st Main Road. Chennai.Shyam Garden.044 32929146 81. Tripilicane.044 24671918 282/2. Chennai.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. Tamilnadu . 1st Main Road. Chennai. 25th cross street. Gandhi Nagar.
T. 04442088201 25 . Tamilnadu 600018 04424671222 GN Chetty Rd. Tamil Nadu 600017.Fitness One Maverick Fitness Studios Gold's Gym # 218. Chennai. Kasthuri Ranga Road. Tamil nadu 600018. Gopalapuram. Chennai. Road.K. 044 43500303 New No 17 Old No 9. Alwarpet. Chennai. Behind Chola Sheraton Alwarpet.T.
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tennis. table tennis and boasts of a talented cricket team . used mostly for parties. One of the highlights is the club's nine-acre premise located in the heart of the city. Cards. flood lit tennis courts are among the recent additions to the Club's infrastructure. The Club moved into its present home in 1937. Chennai 600002 Chennai Flying Club: Meenambakkam. Corporate membership is available at Rs. Phone: 044 24353190 Gymkhana Club Founded during the British rule in India. Two floors of air-conditioned. The Buttery Bar. The club was relocated to its present location in 1892 to make available an exclusive stretch of water for the rowers. Shuttle Badminton. a 24-hour pantry service. The activities of the Club include tournaments. Chennai 600027 27 . Today. Phone: 044 28226881 Chennai Race Club The Race Course in Chennai is over 200 years old.830 members today.It also has a golf annexe at Guindy. The Club organizes movie screenings twice a week. at this course. Chess. Chennai 600005 Chennai Press Club: Government Guest Estate. In addition. Open-air theatre. The club started in 1997 and is promoted as an exclusive club for the complete entrepreneur by the Great Citi Club Time Ltd. Chennai Boat Club The Chennai Boat Club (MBC) has a history of more than 130 years. a restaurant. Mount Road. Chepauk. The MBC was one of the founding members of the Amateur Rowing Association of the East (ARAE). The Club Library has an extensive collection of books and periodicals. a new swimming pool (with the pool area designed for evening parties) and Astroturf. Bar. Adyar. Carom. Table Tennis. through a new venture introduced in January 2010. Swimming Pool. live telecast of races from allover the country can be viewed at the Chennai Race Club. Bells Road. about 115 years ago. Beauty Parlour and mini Conference hall are available. The gym offering the latest equipment is very popular with the health-conscious members. and Lawn-Restaurant.theleagueclub. Jacuzzi. 5 lakhs per organization. Gymkhana Club is one of the most prestigious entertainment clubs in the city today. the Club has 1. The Club also houses The Rendezvous. Phone: 044 25368160 Cosmopolitan Club: 63. Phone: 044 42914914 www. A swimming pool is well maintained for the amateurs as well as the expert swimmers. Sauna.Clubs The League Club The League Club is located on the 100 feet ring road between Ashok Nagar and Anna Nagar. Chennai 600020 Chennai Cricket Club: 1. Tennis. Facilities such as Billiards. A few Englishmen in the placid backwaters of Ennore started this club in 1867. reading. billiards and dining. Phone: 04428525004 Federation of Motor sports Club: S. Anna Salai. It offers international facilities and professional services to its members and their families. The Club offers recreational sports and games such as pool. and The Mixed Bar. 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. the finest thoroughbreds from the best centres have raced for the most coveted prizes in the sport including The Classic Indian Turf Invitation Cup. Gymnasium. Restaurant. snooker. Chennai 600002. well-furnished guest rooms. organizing picnics and facilities for activities like tennis. Started with 25 members at the time of its inception. cards.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.P Road.
Sonu. Phone: 04428226515 24. Doraiswamy Road. Chennai 600017 Contact: Mr. Chennai . Phone: 04428239455 769. Phone: 04428522701 7. Pudupet. Shawl. Vasantha Avenue. Chennai Contact: Mr. Anna Nagar West. I Block. Phone: 04428263945 32/1.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. Chennai 600030 Contact: Ms M. Eldams Road. Pantheon Road. B. Radhakrishnan. Fountain Plaza.Sindoori Hotel Kalakruti Lakshmi Arts and Crafts Centre Exporter Manasthala . Aruna Sundari. Mylapore. Cenotaph Road. Chennai 600002 Contact: Mr. 10. Phone: 04428265160 2. Chennai 600002 Contact: Mr. Nungambakkam. Royapettah. Near Indian Bank. Chennai 600002 Contact: Mr. Chennai Contact: Mr. Phone: 04426269938 117. Chennai 600086 Contact: Mr. Phone: 04428279803 600006 190. Phone: 04426261798 136. Motiram U. T Nagar. Phone: 04428279095 24 . P. Chennai Contact: Mr. Shenoy Nagar West. Phone: 04428527704 40.K. Sivakamisubbiah. Mutt Rd (Basement). 600018 Phone: 04424341778 M R C Nagar. Neelangarai. College Road. Phone: 04428545855 1381.600018 Contact: Mr. Chennai 600006 Contact: Mr. Egmore. Injambakkam. Chennai 600040 Contact: Mr. Prabhuram. Ramanujam. Contact: Mrs. Raja Sekaran Street. Halls Road. Nainiyappa Maistry Street. 6th Street. Phone: 04424941017 12. Mount Road. Chennai Phone: 04424938789 600028 600040 Bayview. Bhujangarao. N Srinivasan. Phone: 04426283715 18. Khader Nawaz Khan Road. Phone: 04428233015 9 C. Chennai Contact: Ms. Srinivasa. P Art Centre Chettinad Hadicrafts Cholamandal Artists Village Dorcas Art Gallery Firdusi Genesis Art Foundation Golden Castle Gurubaran Tanjore Art Gallery Habitat Indo Arts . Teynampet. Phone: 04428526887 1. Prasan Chand Golecha. Mylapore Chennai 600004. Ratnam. R. Bubli Jamal. Chennai Contact: Dr R. Pramod Balakrishnan. Phone: 04424332842 29 .Center for Arts and Crafts 5. Mirpuri. Thangavel. Chennai 600006 Contact: Ms Bina S. Chennai 600041 Contact: Mr. Phone: 04424490092 R-78 Anna Nagar East. Phone: 04428533103 600014 600008 12. Phone: 04424926064 19. Chennai 600008 Contact: Mr. Fathima Kareem. Chennai 600041 Contact: Ms. Umesh.Greams Lane. Langs Garden Road. Naseer A. Egmore. Senathipathi. Off Greams Road. Chennai 600004 Contact: Mr. G. 6th Cross Street. Awai Shanmugam Salai. Anna Salai. Blue Beach Road. Supraja Dharini.
600102 Contact: Ms.Chennai . Ground Floor. Contact: Ms. Nungumbakkam High Rd Chennai 600006.1st Secretariat Colony. Wellington Plaza. Chennai 600003 Contact: Mr. Chetput. Balakrishnan and Company 62. Phone: 04428250270 10. 90. Alsa Mall. Chennai 600006 Contact: Mr. R. Padmanabhan. Chennai . Khadar Nawaz Khan Road. Phone: 04428270808 15.600018 Contact: Mr. T T K Road. Phone: 04428279623 7. B. V. Sardar Patel Road. T Nagar. Devaraja Mudali Street.N. Spurtank Rd. Egmore. K. Chennai 600020 Contact: Mr. Phone: 04428554247 25. 96 and 104. Prakasam Mudali Street. Baraskar. Khader Nawaz Khan Rd. Phone: 04428269584 50. Egmore. P. College Road. Chennai 600006 Contact: Mr. Lata Malpani. Chennai 600031 Contact: Ms. Premnath.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 . Chennai 600002 Contact: Mrs. B. Phone: 04428224607 12. Chennai 600010 Contact: Mr. Chennai . Phone: 04424430573 14 A. Viji Nagashwaran. Anna Salai. Montieth Lane. First Floor. Phone: 04428264855 30. Phone: 26285566 3. Phone: 04424996668 7. Phone: 04425353366 19/ 11. C-in-C Road. Raena Reddy. Phone: 044 28279248 85/6. 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 . Ragini Padmanabhan. Banerjee. Adyar. Phone: 04426431324 A-7. 3rd Street. Near Govt Museum. Chennai 600008 Contact: Mr. Montieth Rd. Near Roundtana. Chennai 600105 Contact: Mr. Chennai 600008 Contact: Mr. G. Phone: 04428554352 17. Phone: 04424463941 Kaveri Complex. N H Road. Chennai 600020 Contact: Ms Gita. Phone: 04428278911 31/32. Adyar. Chennai 600017 Contact: Mr. Ravi Raj. Kilpauk. Wallace Garden. Shivdasani. Vimal M. Anna Nagar East. Badrinath. Jeevaratnam Nagar. Santosh Sivaram.600006 Contact: Ms. Chennai 600034 Contact: Ms Sharmila Mohandas. Roy Samuel. Ramanujam. Suhita.
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It offers fun filled children games. Phone: 044 27472129 Dolphin City Dolphin City amusement park is situated on the East Coast Road and is 46 kms from Chennai city center. Phone: 044 24491101 MGM Dizzee World This water sports park is located 24 kilometres from Chennai towards Mahabalipuram near Muttukadu. The most sought after event in the park is American Sea Lions' performances. to 7 p. The visiting hours are from 10 a. Tea Cup. The popular events hosted by Prime Time include the Bumper Car Rides and the Play Pen. Slide Swimming Pool. Leisure Boating.Amusement Parks Kishkinta This theme park is situated at Tambaram. Animal Simulator. Phone: 04114-46370 Prime Time An indoor amusement park for children. etc. It offers rides like Space Shuttle. The park houses a multi cuisine restaurant and a number of eating outlets. Phone: 044 25224618 VGP Golden Beach This beach resort situated 30 kilometres away from Chennai. parks and sea side restaurant. Dolphin City is open on weekdays and Holidays. 32 .m. The Notty Nutty Curios in the park complex sells various gift articles. swim suits and electronic accessories. Check out the free fall slides and flumes from a height of 12-35 feet. Wave Pool. Dragon Ride and many more. Chuck Wagon. it is situated in Anna Nagar outskirts. Open Air Theatre. Phone: 044 22367244 Dash-n-Splash This water park is situated just 30 kilometres from Central Station. Dolphin City hosts a number of events incorporating various water related activities. Disco Scooter. Some other features of Dolphin City include Under Water View. The park activities incorporate various joy rides and crazy games.m.
Chennai. Phone: 04422314343. 1. Vadapalani. Gopalapuram. Sterling Road. TTK Road. Chennai Phone: 04424994101 Hotel Benzz Park. 9840710888 183. Alwarpet. St. Thirumalai Pillai Rd. New-62. Chennai Phone: 04443546565. Chennai. T Nagar Chennai. Chennai. Phone: 04428161000 144&145. GST Road. Cathedral Road. North Boag Road. Jawaharlal Nehru Salai. Phone: 04424757788 564. Chennai. Binny Road. 132. Hotel Park Sheraton. St Thomas Mount. St Thomas Mount. Chennai Phone 044 24994101 74.9840510203 115. 1. T Nagar. Nungambakkam.Chennai Phone: 04428297111. GN Chetty Road. Phone: 04428159999 Phone: 044 28114700 34 . 171. Nungambakkam High Road. Chennai Phone: 04466515151 Hotel Taj Connemara. Marys Road. Phone: 04442676000 Le Royal Meridian Hotel. Old-41.9884352525 601. Anna Salai. Gopalapuram.9840332372 The Accord Metropolitan Hotel. Anna Salai. Cathedral Rd. Chennai Phone: 04442252525. GST Road. Mount Road. Chennai Phone: 044 66000000 Hotel Park Sheraton. Arumbakkam. Teynampet.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. 9884396209 Hotel Radha Park Inn. Alwarpet. Chennai Phone: 04428111462. Inner Ring Rd. 35. Chennai Phone: 044 28259090 Hotel Chola Sheraton. Thousand Lights. Nungambakkam. Anna Salai. Chennai Phone: 044 66764000 120. Phone: 04422314343. TTK Road. Chennai Phone: 04428156363 693. Chennai Phone: 04428110101 132.9840332372 Le Royal Meridian Hotel. T Nagar. Chennai. Alwarpet. 10. The Residency Towers. T Nagar. NSK Salai.
04428267892.Puram. T P Koil. T T K Road. Kutchery Road. 15 Dr Nair Rd. Phone: 04428140806 78. .Carnatic Music Sabhas The Margazhi festival was started way back in 1927. Chennai Phone: 04424993201. Vinayaga Nagar. 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. Mylapore.in 39. This culture is adopted by various other sabhas that hold art festivals in different parts of the city. Chennai Phone: 044 28441837 Raja Annamalai Mandram. 8th Lane. as an event to commemorate with the founding of Madras Music Academy in the month of December. Possibly. T T K Road. bkygp@rediffmail. Chennai Phone: 044 24941767 17. 24640055 Dr. Chennai Phone: 044 24941322 314. Maharajapuram Santhanam Salai.04425341958.CheUy Road. The following are some statistics about the Margazhi festival: .tamilisaisangam. Nalli Gana Vihar. (Old # 306). www. 04424990850 30/1.com 2. Adyar.04424861356 19. G.04428115162. T Nagar. Bheemanna Garden Street. Mylapore. Chennai 04428112231. Chennai 04425341425. New # 16. Chennai Phone: 04428152166 64/47.53 Organisations conducted 60 festivals in a period of 117 days. Chennai Phone: 04428154360. Chennai 04428223045. musicacademy@vsnl. Phone: 04424939539 Sivagami Petachi Auditorium. Indiranagar. 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. RoyapeUah.They presented a total of 1604 music and dance performances in this period. Street. Luz Church Rd. West Mambalam. Chennai.04424942767. Mylapore. Flat #16. Ganapathy Street. Mylapore. T Nagar.The total included 134 music concerts and 280 dance performances. . Chennai Phone: 044 24834823. The below table lists some of the sabhas available in Chennai. Triplicane. 044 24805050 B-15. T Nagar.com Devi Arihant. 20. 20. Chennai Phone: 044 24997755. Mookambigai Apartments. Chennai Phone: 044 24915555 Vani Mahal. Chennai Phone: 04456106425.Nagar.04428265353 36 . Chennai. T. Tirumalai Pillai Road. R. This event was widely accepted and patronised by the public at large.net 45. Sundareswarar Street. 1st Floor.A. Musiri Subramaniam Salai. Srinivasa Avenue Rd. Chennai 04424997788. 103. Kartikfinearts@vsnl.N.
Vasanth Apartments. Chennai Phone: 04424830546. Chennai 10/4. V M Street.Road. Chennai Phone: 044 24992672 S-17B. Ponnambalam Salai. Chennai Phone: 044 28268755 Thiruvanmiyur. K K Nagar. L. Shenoy Road.04424520836.Nadopasana Mudhra Fine Arts Nada Inbam Sri Rama Bhaktha Jana Samaj Nandi Fine Arts Kalakshetra Foundation 14. Chennai Phone: 044 28232702. Luz Avenue. A-Block. Fax: +91-44-24524359 37 . Chennai Phone: 04424524057.B. 1st Street. Nungambakkam. Indiranagar. 044 28220453 85/2. 140.044247228318 S-4.
They are best known for their play 'Run For Your Wife'. and tailors his sessions according to the demands of the company. hosts workshops for young adults. and also perform corporate shows staging the specific story of a company or its founder for employees of the company. The group was started by Michael Muthu (famed set designer and actor). He can be contacted at atlonline@vsnl. stagefrightproductions@gmail. alone.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. They are well known for plays like 'The Importance of Being Earnest' and frequently take their plays out of the city as well. Theatre Y Started by Yog Japee. theatrey@gmail. www.themadrasplayers. Stagefright Productions is open to newcomers.The group is about 19-years-old. They do not provide any corporate training. 39 . that works as a company and brings comedies to stage. he offers his expert services on request. Started by Freddy Koikaran in 2004.com The Boardwalkers They have tried serious plays like 'Amadeus' and also lighter comedies like 'An Idiot For Dinner'.com Masquerade Masquerade. www. mailevam@gmail. allows students their space while imparting nuances of the art. who is a professional corporate theatre trainer. and profess to be in theatre for the love of it.wordpress. and present theatre as a more professional activity.com. Krishna Kumar.org EVAM Founded in 2003 by Karthik Kumar and Sunil Vishnu. ASAP Founded by Amit Singh. they have often run poetry readings for audiences. They accept corporate workshops for companies. and takes in interested actors from their workshops. asapproductions@gmail. A seasoned actor. tailored to the requirements of their clients.masqueradechennai. Evam was one of the first theatre groups to turn themselves into an entertainment company. Yog frequently runs workshops for those interested in theatre at his studio in Mandaveli. ASAP (As Stupendous As Promised) is another theatre group. and usually shows variety in the genres they perform.com Paul Mathew Paul Mathew is a full-time corporate trainer. They have been around since 1994 and have staged 'Laughter Without Frills'.com Stagefright Productions They are known for staging musicals like 'Grease'. This group is about 55 years old.net. Yog also takes corporate theatre sessions for companies on request. They usually have a summer workshop for children in May. founded by Krishna Kumar. They also undertake corporate theatre sessions. and claim to use innovative new methods in theatre. He undertakes corporate theatre training for companies on request.
To its south. Its most famous residents are the herds of endangered Blackbuck which was introduced in 1924. Described by architectural historian Phillip Davies as "One of the most beautiful marine Promenades in the World". For those who are interested. a memorial erected in honour of CN Annadurai. is the Anna Samathi.000 crocodiles. The zoo is located on an area of 1300 acres. turtles and lizards. Chennai has the distinction of having the first public zoo in India as early as 1855. The snake venom extractions are a great attraction to the visi Snake Park is on Sardar Vallabhai Patel Road. 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. the well maintained Snake Park houses numerous species of snakes. was built by Mounstuart Elphinstone GrantDuff. Today. stretching for 13 kms (8 miles) along the eastern flank. You can visit this park from 0830 to 1730 hrs from Wednesday to Monday. who also set up the Crocodile bank outside Chennai. Large information boards. which is about 30 kilometers from Chennai city.Chennai's seashore hosts the second longest urban beach in the world. monitor lizards and tortoises can also be seen in their natural setting. 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. This crocodile breeding and research centre is run by Romulus Whittaker. vipers and pythons. This bank has already produced more than 6. in Anna Park. connecting Fort St. This zoo is one of the largest in South Asia. the governor between 1881 and 1886. built in honour of the popular Tamil film icon and chief minister. a commemorative garden with gateways and pathways. spectacular colonial and Indo-Saracenic Buildings. there are live demonstrations of venom extraction. George with San Thome Basilica almost 5 kilometres away. The walk along Kamarajar Salai takes in parks. The Marina. Winter is the best time for bird watching when migrant birds visit the forest. This predominantly dry deciduous scrub jungle of acacia is interspersed with larger trees such as Sandalwood Banyan and Jamun. with its curious jumble of goods. popularly known as the Vandalur Zoo is located in Vandalur. Further south is the MGR Samathi. A portion of Guindy Lodge was officially declared as Guindy National Park in 1977. provide interesting details on the various species. treelined cobbled streets. chameleons. There is also a snake farm where anti-venom is produced. It is a favourite place for Chennai's citizens to escape the humidity and enjoy the sea breeze. This bank was started to protect India's dwindling crocodile population and to preserve the Irula (Snake catching) tribe's way of life. You can find more than 40 species of common snakes here. 40 . An array of souvenir shops and eateries can be found along this stretch of the beach attracting tourists from the rest of the state. The venom is used as an antidote for snake bites. It was originally situated near Park Town in the Chennai city. Anna Park The walk starts from the victory War Memorial which marks the north end of Kamarajar Salai. Guindy National Park Once a distant suburb which was nearly twice its current size. It was set up in 1976. The Arignar Anna Zoological Park. MG Ramachandran. Tuesday is declared holiday. the American Zoologist. Among its 130 species of birds are raptors such as the Honey Buzzard and the Sea Eagle. among them are king cobras. The crocodiles. the former chief minister of Tamil Nadu. Also located within the park is the Madras Snake Park established in the 1970s by Romulus Whitaker. Other reptiles include crocodiles. strategically placed. Crocodile Bank Crocodile Bank is situated 42 km from Chennai. Particularly interesting is the Sunday market.
It has a building with its three arched aisles and bomb-proof roof. So with sari shops found aplenty in Chennai. It is believed that St.Chennai Jewellery Shopping T Nagar.00 to 18. Sundari Silks. Mylapore. Religious Places St. and Anna Nagar. (!- Thousand Lights Mosque Thousand Lights Mosque is situated at Mount Road in the city. Thoma's body was entombed inside this neo-Gothic structure. Chennai City Centre Chennai City Centre.... Khazana. GR Thanga Maaligai. It was rebuilt in 1890 with a 180 ft basilica. Nalli Silks. and is one of the landmarks of modern Chennai. The mosque is popular for a number of reasons. Basilica of Santhome This Cathedral is at the end of Kutchery Road. The marriage of Governor Elihu Yale (of Yale University fame) was the first function to be performed at this church.. Mylapore. Pothys. T Nagar is a good place to shop for a variety of items. This Cathedral was originally built in 1504. You can visit anytime between 8.. T Nagar has been a favourite destination for silk sari shopping. Cathedral road. Ranganathan Street No shopping in Chennai is complete without a trip to Ranganathan Street . It is a white colonial church. with a beautiful garden. This masonry church was consecrated in 1680. one of the biggest shopping malls in South Asia. Lalitha Jewellery.. e •• Silk Sari shopping Right from 1950. Ranganathan Street is a shopper's paradise for people belonging to all ages. is located on Mount Road. ~ st. RmKv silks are some of the established silk sari stores in this part of the city. It has a 130 feet spire with its interior lit well and airy with stucco walls. Nathella Sampathu Chatty. Kumaran Silks. Right from tots. Kerala Jewellers are popular shops in T Nagar. silver and platinum jewellery. such as its name. teens and the elderly. It is the headquarters of the Church of South India. the place is choc-a-bloc with stores brimming with goods. Spencer Plaza • •• • • •• . Prince Jewellery. Ranganathan Street has a lot to allure every visitor. school kids. The decorated roof and many fascinating tablets and tombs add beauty to the spire.00 hrs. A visit to T Nagar promises a choice of minimum of 10 reputed silk sari stores. Inox Cinemas and delicious multi-cuisine food courts. its architecture and its historical and religious importance. Some of these shops have their branches in other parts of the City like Parry's Corner. George. with a blend of excellent shopping outlets. George's Cathedral It is at 222. From safety pins to exquisite jewellery. 41 . Ranganathan Street.if you are up to tackling the crowds that throng this busy street. •• Spencer Plaza. situated near Mylapore. Vummidi Bangaru Chetty and Sons on Mount Road also enjoys wide patronage from customers. T Nagar boasts the highest number of jewellery shops that sell gold. it is but appropriate for jewellery shops to jostle for space amongst them. Silk saris and jewellery make for the perfect ensemble. is one of the contemporary hangout locations in Chennai. Mary's Church The church is at Fort St. RoyapeUah. It is believed that the Apostle Saint Thomas lived his last years in South India.
a wealthy civilian. Vadapalani Temple The Vadapalani temple is dedicated to Lord Muruga situated in Kodambakkam. philosopher and guide to the Partha or Arjuna. is an imposing white structure on the banks of Adyar. set in sprawling wooded gardens. Transport. with over 500 exhibits. According to the great Indian epic 'Mahabharata'. Mars. The literal meaning of 'Parthasarathy' is the charioteer.12 kilometers north of Chennai is associated with Pattinathar. Built in 1776 by John Huddlestone. These spacious. This house later became the home of the first Chief Justice of the Madras Supreme Court. one of which is the former home of its founder Colonel Henry S Olcott. the rotating solar system and the undulating contours of the red planet. Life Science. This temple attracts a large number of devotees. Its magnificent estate comprises several 19th Century buildings. Innumerable legends are woven around Sundarar. Bas reliefs. 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. 'Partha' meant Arjuna while sarathy is meant as charioteer. as well as Annie Besant. it houses the prestigious College of Carnatic Music. where prayer meetings are held. Valluvar Kottam. a great devotee of Lord Shiva. on the banks of the Adyar River. Lord Krishna was the charioteer of Arjuna. were characteristic of colonial Chennai. with the city of Chennai radiantly resplendent against the night sky. The magnificent 37 meter tall gopuram is one of the main attractions of this temple. The Shiva temple at Tiruvotriyur . Sri Kapaleswarar Temple This temple is situated near Kutchery Road. Founded in New York in 1875. built by Pallavas in the 8th century and rebuilt by the Vijayanagar Kings in the 11th century. Mylapore. It is believed that a saint known as Gnanasambandar sung and brought a dead girl back to life. Now known as Thennral. representing the different faiths and engravings of verses taken from the holy books of all world religions can be seen here. a thoroughly enjoyable a~d . Brodie's Castle Brodie's Castle north of the Theosophical society. There are also marble statues of the founders Colonel Olcott and Helena Petrovana Blavatsky. airy houses with broad pillared verandas. It is very famous for its astonishing sculpture. 42 . which has an interesting story behind it. The Periyar Science and • Technology Centre encompasses a Science Centre and a Planetarium. shooting meteoroids. make the visit to the Centre. Electronics & Communication. International Dolls and Children. * * * • • *~ Theosophical Society Few Places in Chennai offer greater serenity than the sprawling gardens of the Theosophical Society. situated in the city's Adyar neighbourhood. You hold your breath as the cosmic world revolves around you twinkling stars. enlightening experience.Parthasarathi Temple It is at Peter's Road. is one of the modern landmarks of modern Chennai. located at the meeting of the Kodambakkam High road and the Village road. The main building houses the great hall. Materials Science. this large mansion is today the world headquarters of the Society. Eight galleries on themes of Physical Science. an employee of the East India Company. In the epic it is said during the great battle of Mahabharata. This house was built in 1976 by James Brodie. Innovation. Other Attractions Birla Planetarium "Lights off!" orders the Assistant Director of Birla Planetarium. Arjuna or partha was a brave warrior and Lord Krishna was a good friend. who became President in 1907. It is one of the oldest temples in Chennai. Triplicane. the Society moved here seven years later when it acquired Huddlestone Gardens. The spectacular show goes on. Energy.
The majority of these birds can be seen between November and February. It houses a Dutch cemetery dating back to the 17th century. Indians were only allowed to have membership in 1964. Known as Moubray's Cupola. Kalakshetra This pioneering institution for classical dance. A Proteges of Annie Besant was deeply influenced by the progressive views of the Theosophical Society. district courts within has a small but good collection of historical objects found in the area. It was finally occupied by the British in 1825. and was the brainchild of Rukmini Devi. who came to India as an accountant in 1771. music and the fine arts was established in 1936.00 hrs. This formidable structure has withstood many battles. this 16th century Vellore Fort dominates the heart of this town. to ensure a comfortable stay at the Coromandel Coast for a long time. Herons. It holds an exquisite collection of more than 2000 Indian bronzes and Amaravathi marbles. The wind surfing regatta organised in February every year attracts enthusiasts from allover the world. now called Bharat Natyam. including an ill-fated mutiny led by the son of Tipu Sultan in 1806 against the British East India Company. He acquired of the Land on the banks of Adyar and built a house with a central cupola surrounded by a beautiful garden. The present Museum has several sections. Egmore. Darters. the fort has a turbulent history. 43 . Vellore Surrounded by a deep artificial moat. The British occupied the fort in 1760 following the fall of Srirangapatnam and death of Tipu Sultan. The only major structure to survive in the fort is the magnificent Jalakanteshvara Temple. 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. the Extension Hall and the Connemara Public Library are in this complex. The International Centre for the Arts. Pelicans. four galleries. Madras Club North of Brodie castle is the Madras Club built by George Moubray. Today. Cormorants and Blue Winged Teals can be seen here.the Museum Theatre. and more. private sit-outs.30 and 17. Three great buildings of architectural value . Sandpipers. The Dutch had built a fort here in the year 1609. including the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). part of the fort houses some government offices. this was once exclusively preserved by the city's European Population. the Bronze gallery and the National art gallery constitute the main attractions. the "Temple of Arts". the Amaravathi gallery. 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. White Ibis.Hindu sculpture gallery. As an impressive example of military architecture.Government Museum It is situated in the Pantheon Road. Its marshy 30-hectare park is visited by a huge number of migratory birds every year. which she set up for the revival of this dance form. Vedanthangal (85 kms from Chennai) One of the largest bird sanctuaries in India. Spoonbills. You can visit the museum from Tuesday to Saturday between 09. is today Kalakshetra. after it merged with the Adyar Club. constructed by the Nayakas. Training programmes are held for beginners. Pulicat Pulicat is a small town situated at a distance of 60 km from Chennai.
It is considered to be one of the three High Courts of India. This was the East India Company's Principal settlement until 1774. and named Fort St George. was declared the seat of the government. Thirukkural. All the 1330 verses of the poet's epic are depicted on the granite pillars which surround the auditorium. the mortally wounded St. is one of the modern landmarks of modern Chennai. At the rear end of the cave is the Masonry cross before which St Thomas is said to have prayed. The auditorium at Valluvar Kottam can accommodate about 4000 people.Thomas sought refuge. Legend claims that the spring originated when St. The poet had written a celebrated epic known as the Thirukurral. when Kolkata. the replica of the temple chariot in Thiruvarur. The 133 chapters of his famous work.Thomas A Rock-hewn cave on Little Mount is believed to be the place where.Fort St George Britain's first bastion in India. the small Cause's Court and the City Civil Court. Portrait St Thomas About 3km southwest of Little Mount is the 95-m high Mount of St Thomas or Great Mount. The first factory within the fortified enclosure was completed on St George's Day. 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. 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. it is a grand auditorium devoted to the poet-saint Thiruvalluvar. in fact. in AD 72. It is timehonoured at Presidency Towns by Letters Patent granted by Queen Victoria. This is the legendry "bleeding cross" that miraculously bled between 1558 and 1704. located at the meeting of the Kodambakkam High road and the Village road. This complex houses the High Court. have been depicted in bas relief in the front hall corridors of the chariot. Valluvar Kottam Valluvar Kottam. was established in a banana grove. Little Mount and Mount of St. 44 . The memorial to the poet-saint Tiruvalluvar is shaped like a temple chariot and is. 1640. High Court High Court was established on June 26. 23 April. 1892 under the guidance of the famed architect Henry Irwin. leaving behind a still visible imprint of his hand near the entrance. Inside the cave is the opening through which the fleeing saint is said to have retreated. the nucleus from which an empire grew.Thomas struck the rock with his staff to provide water for his thirsty congregation. A life-size statue of the saint has been installed in the chariot which is 33m tall. Near the modern Church of Our Lady of Good Health is the older Blessed Sacrament Chapel built by the Portuguese over the cave. This red Indo-Saracenic structure at Parry's corner is Chennai's main landmark. Valluvar Kottam was inaugurated in 1976.
600050. 044 24992607 Chennai .04425951204 148. Gowthiar Agraharam Road. Phone: 04428330300 182. General Hospital Govt. Luz Church Road. Miot Hospital National Hospital Nichani Health Centre Rakshith Hospital Robina & Robin Healthcare Sam path Nursing Home Sankara Nethralaya Sri Kumaran Ambulance Service Sri Ramachandra St.600034. J J Nagar. Chennai . Marshalls Road. Chennai . PH Road. Mass & Co. Thousand Lights. Chennai .600036. 044 22350241 12-A Nageswara Rao Road.600010. Phone: 04425363131 Bells Road. Rutland Gate. Phone: 044 28255331 20. Kasturbha Gandhi Hospital Govt. Phone: 04426565961 45 . Ambulance Service Bismi Ambulance Service Chennai Kaliappa Child Trust Hospital Emergency Ward Direct No Devaki Hospital Govt. Mugappair. Chennai .600010 Phone: 044 28252080 4A.600036. PH Road. Egmore. Phone: 044 42001800 45.600005. Phone: 044 28545001 Blood Bank.600008. Egmore.600003. 160. Chennai . Egmore. Mylapore.600008.600084. Phone: 044 28192138 7.600008. 044 28294870 18 Sardar Patel Road. Egmore. Chennai . Chennai . Stanley Hospital Hindu Mission Hospital Helping Point Jayadev Ambulance Service K J Hospital Blood Banks Apollo Hospitals Cancer Institute Child Trust Hospital CSI Rainy Hospital Devaki Hospital Govt. Phone: 04425284941 50.600001. Phone: 044 28191982 Halls Road.600006. Chennai . Chennai . Chennai .C.600008. Chennai 600021. Phone: 04426412514 Kilpauk. Chennai . Stanley Hospital Indian Red Cross Society Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Hospital for Women & Children Institute of Child Health & Hospital Jeevan Blood Bank K J Hospital Kilpauk Medical College Hospital Lions Blood Bank Madras Clinical Research Lab Madras Medical Mission 21 Greams Lane.Ambulance Accident Relief Force Apollo Hospital Aysha Hospital Balaji Hospital Services 044 24355942 044 42077777 1066 044 26426930 044 22345282 9444280414 04424936184 044 42001800 044 28260816 04424993391 044 28483051 044 25282350 044 22262244 044 28280257 04426412317 044 26411 51 3 MV Hospital Madras Medical Mission Malar Hospitals Ltd. Chennai . Dr. Triplicane. Phone: 044 28414949 Pandalai Nursing Home. Montieth Road. Chennai . Chennai .John Ambulance Association Voluntary Health Service Hospital 044 25954913 044 26561801 04424914023 044 22301890 044 22492288 04425240131 044 25978777 044 42029999 044 26223344 044 24980572 04428271036 04423743348 044 24768027 04424991081 9381001272 044 22541972 A. Isabel Hospital St. Royapettah Hospital Govt.600004. Phone: 044 28554425 Pantheon Road. Chennai .
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a fishing hamlet called Chennaipatnam was selected by the early became English merchants of the East India Company as a site for their settlement. In 1997. In 1639. . was originally a cluster of villages. . the Government of Tamil Nadu officially changed the name of Madras to Chennai. when Francis Day and Andrew Cogan. •• • • • MC~ty-__ [II. it got linked with other important cities like Mumbai and Kolkata. Madras went under drastic changes. it still retains its traditional values and its inherent culture. formerly called Madras. Even though Chennai has expanded a lot. to become a prominent city. During the British rule. two merchants of the East India Company. We hope this booklet will be helpful to you in getting to know the city better.Chennai. perched amidst paddy fields. with a strong naval base. bordered by palm trees. With the introduction of railways in the late 19th century. started a factory-cum-trading post here. Chennaipatnam Madras in 1639. Chennai has now become the hub for all industries and serves fittingly as the capital of Tamil Nadu state. we have tried to give some key information about the city. From Voice of Youth.
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