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things to do


Below is a list of some of our favorite things to do and places to see near Chennai. If you have down time during your stay, we encourage you to check them out. Everything is located in close proximity to our venue so you can get there easily.

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Distance from venue: 11 minutes, 3 miles

One of the sacred shrines in Tamil Nadu, Kapaleeshwarar Temple is one of the prominent Shiva temples in India situated in Mylapore, Chennai. 

Distance from venue: 8 minutes, 3 miles

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Marina Beach in Chennai along the Bay of Bengal is India’s longest and the world’s second longest beach running a distance of 12 km.

Distance from venue: 6 minutes, 2 miles

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Kappa Chakka Kandhari is built on the vision of reclaiming traditional Kerala food for a new generation, bringing to light culinary gems.

Distance from venue: 8 minutes, 3 miles

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T. Nagar is a bustling shopping district with stores and street vendors selling colourful sarees, gold jewelry and produce at budget prices.

Distance from venue: 14 minutes, 4 miles

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Rich and buttery flavors mixed with authentic spices of India, their menu is full of exciting food items with the traditional taste of Indian cuisine.

Distance from venue: 20 minutes, 7 miles

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Embellished by golden sand beaches, curling waves and limitless stretch of sea, the beach entices tourists from different parts of the world.

Distance from venue: 42 minutes, 19 miles

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DakshinaChitra is an exciting cross cultural living museum of art, architecture, lifestyles, crafts and performing arts of South India.

Distance from venue: 2 minutes, 1 mile

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South India's second largest mall, designed keeping in mind the 'shopper-tainment' concept with 4 floors of retail space.

Distance from venue: 4 minutes, 1 mile


Higginbothams is an Indian bookstore chain and publisher. Their Chennai location is India's oldest bookshop in existence.

Distance from venue: 6 minutes, 2 miles

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Gallery providing a vast selection of modern & traditional art in a simple, spacious interior.

Distance from venue: 48 minutes, 20 miles

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This place treats you to an evening of festivities and feasting on rich food in a 15-acre fair, showcasing Rajasthani culture and cuisine in all its glory.

Distance from venue: 4 minutes, 1 miles

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The second oldest museum in India, they highlight history and culture and are particularly rich in archaeological and numismatic collections.


We wanted to highlight some fun things to do in Pondicherry and Mahabalipuram if you're staying for a longer duration or want to explore a little further from Chennai. Everything on this list is located more than an hour from the venue but is still accessible. You can rideshare into both of the cities. 

Distance from venue: 3 hours, 97 miles

The purpose of Auroville is to realize human unity, in diversity. It is recognized as the first and only  ongoing experiment in human unity.


Distance from venue: 1 hour, 34 miles

The Shore Temple is a complex of temples and shrines that overlooks the shore of the Bay of Bengal. 

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Distance from venue: 1 hour, 35 miles

Explore 40,000 + specimens of rare and unique seashells and minerals collected across the globe by a single person. 

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