Let us be the first to say Vanakkam! (“Welcome” in Tamil).
Ancient and new, sprawling but community oriented, Chennai is a city that captures the Tamil spirit of South India, acting as a gateway to both the region and its culture. Formerly known as Madras, Chennai has changed over it’s relatively short history, from its humble beginnings as a colony established by the British East India Company, before expanding into a vast metropolis in the 21st Century.
At the Tourist Information Centre Chennai, we’re here to help you make the most of this exciting city. Peruse our Chennai travel guide, eat with us, stay with us, maybe even take a tour – see the best that Chennai has to offer.
Our online Chennai tourist guide and accompanying booklet are here to give you the must sees and dos in the city, practical information, maps, hints and tips you need to make the most of your stay in India’s 4th largest city.
Check out our blog for interesting articles about Chennai and around, and also we’ll keep you up-to-date on which local events and festivals should be on your bucket list.
If there is anything not covered and you’d like to know more or see it on the site or the magazine, drop us a line and we’ll be happy to help.