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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Establishment
“This beach buzzes with life. Lots of activities here in the evenings makes it look like a mini fair in itself! It's a popular hangout spot for younger people given it has a chain of fast food restaurants on the other side of the road. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“This is THE beach for family entertainment; a carnival type atmosphere pervades it. It is totally safe, relatively clean, and has a theme park at the south end with kiddie rides.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Hindu Temple
“The Ashtalakshmi Temple lies on the shorelines near the Elliot's beach, in Chennai. This colorful, multi-level seaside temple with ornate details honors the Hindu goddess Lakshmi. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“The Elliot's beach road is Car Free on Sunday morning until 9.30 am. Ideal for an early morning stroll on the beach & breakfast at Murugan Idli shop famous for south indian breakfast.”
  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
“A very different dining experience for the uninitiated. Full of hustle and bustle, mess-style service. The food is iconic vegetarian South Indian udipi and they are famous for their idlies (steamed rice cakes).”
  • 3 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 1
  • 3 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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  • 2 locals recommend
Church
“This unique Catholic shrine to Mary is world famous - and next door to the Ashtalakshmi Temple & Besant Nagar beach. Quiet place to meditate for Catholics. Culturally interesting.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“A boutique selling handicrafts from Auroville. Soaps, scented candles, crockery, lamps, scarves, sculptures and other little knick-knacks are sold here. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“A multi-cuisine vegetarian restaurant that serves Indian takes on some "continental" food.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
Restaurant
“Want to have Italian food for a change? Visit Little Italy. Quite place and quite a place!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Department Store
“Traditional textiles and clothing, home furnishing, and an array of organic spices and snacks, FabIndia is a great store to look around because you're bound to find something interesting.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend