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Chennai District

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Movie Theaters
Chennai district, formerly known as Madras district or "Madarasapattinam", is a district in the state of Tamil Nadu, in India. It is the smallest of all the districts in the state, but has the highest human density. The district is a city district which means that it does not have a district headquarters. Most of the Greater Chennai City comes under this district, erstwhile under Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts. As of 2011, the district had a population of 4,646,732 with a sex-ratio of 989 females for every 1,000 males.
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Popular things to do in Chennai District

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Walking tour
Walking tours Chennai
4.9
Duration: 3 hours
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Church
San Thome Church Chennai
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Religious Site
Kapaleeshwarar Temple Chennai
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
DakshinaChitra Museum Muttukadu
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min

Kid-friendly things to do in Chennai District

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Beach
Marina Beach Chennai
3.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Beach
Besant Nagar Beach Chennai
3.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Zoo
Arignar Anna Zoological Park Chennai
3.9
Duration: 4 hours
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Beach
Elliot's Beach Chennai
4.1
Duration: 2 hours

Historic Sites in Chennai District

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Religious Site
Parthasarathy Temple Chennai
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes
Religious Site
Shirdi Sai Baba Temple Chennai
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
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Religious Site
Vadapalani Murugan Temple Chennai
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Religious Site
St. Thomas Mount National Shrine Chennai
4.3
Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Chennai District

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Shopping
T Nagar, Ranganathan Street Chennai
2.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Shopping Mall
Express Avenue Mall Chennai
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
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Shopping
Phoenix Marketcity Chennai
4.3
Duration: 2 hours
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Cane and Bamboo Chennai
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min

Hidden gems in Chennai District

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Garden
The Theosophical Society Chennai
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours Chennai
5.0
Duration: 8 hours
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Religious Site
Ananthaa Padmanabha Swaamy Temple Chennai
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Church
Armenian Church Chennai
4.4
Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Chennai District

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Specialty Museum
Chennai Rail Museum Chennai
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Government Museum Chennai
3.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Fort Museum Chennai
3.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Specialty Museum
Vivekananda House- Multimedia Cultural Museum Chennai
4.5
Duration: 2 hours