Chennai (Madras), India Cruise Port
When cruising to Chennai (Madras), India expect to see some exciting temples, silk sarees and coconut fringes. History can be seen at almost every corner in the city where the earliest remnants can be traced to the colonial times. On your cruise to Chennai, India you will be able to get a sense for the mixed of traditional and cosmopolitan atmosphere. There are Hindu temples to one side and then modern high-rises to the other. The rock cut temples have amazing figures of animals, humans and gods to tell a story of the past. The Chennai Museum will also be able to fill you in on the past with its spectacular collection of art, botany, geology and anthropology exhibits. The most famous bronze and metal galleries can also be found here and are the best in all of South India. Below, we have listed a few of our favorite things to see and do when cruising to Chennai (Madras), India:
Relax along the beautiful and scenic Marina Beach or take a walk along the shoreline to soak in the views.
Visit St. Mary’s Church, the oldest Anglican Church east of Suez as well as the oldest British building in India.
See the magnificent Ashtalakshmi Temple, built with 4 levels, 8 manifestations and adorned with brilliant colors.
Sample some of the area’s best cuisine in a nearby restaurant to try some new flavors.