Welcome to Chennai! Your portal to relish the Dravidian way of life. Once started off its journey encircling the Fort St. George, today Chennai has positioned itself as the preeminent industrial base down south. It has been acclaimed as one of the top 10 fastest developing megalopolises in the world. Chennai’s sheer belief in the coexistence of the ethos of an ancient civilization, Dravidian Civilization, and the vivacity of our present times will surely enthral you. For its frank and hospitable nature the city is the leading destination in India frequented by overseas tourists.
The fulcrum of Chennai’s zippy growth is its automotive sector. Global auto majors run their local show from Chennai, the indisputable Detroit of India. The other sectors that have propelled Chennai’s economy pick up steam include electronics hardware, healthcare and software. More than 40% of India’s electronics hardware exports are sourced from Chennai. Superlative medical facilities available in Chennai are not only the best in India but the whole of south-eastern Asia. Health and wellness tourists from across the globe flock Chennai as the costs of various medical procedures are irresistibly affordable compared to western countries.
Chennai is served by Chennai International Airport located near Pallavaram at a distance of 14.5 km from the city. Round the year high humidity is the dominant climatic feature of Chennai. In summer, temperature can go up to 45°C but winter temperatures range between 19-28°C. Buses run by the state-owned transport corporations are the primary modes of transport. A massive bus terminus known as the Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus or CMBT is located in the city. Other transport options are tourist taxis, maxi cabs, on-call metered taxis, and auto rickshaws. When in Chennai, make sure to recharge your batteries by taking a lazy stroll down the Marina Beach or immersing in the dulcet tones of Carnatic music. Some of the spots popular with travellers in Chennai are Arignar Anna zoological Park, Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Fort St. George, and Guindy National Park.