Reasons to Book Cheap Chennai Flights
The city of Chennai (formerly known as Madras) is a nearly four-hundred-year old state capital of Tamil Nadu, India. Located along the Bay of Bengal as a municipality that has the world’s second longest beachfront, it is one of the most prominent touchdown points to pursue Medical Tourism and to experience the first-rate version of South Indian religious arts, architecture and culture.Kapaleeswarar Temple
Rebuilt in 16th century, the Kapaleeswarar Temple is older than the city itself and stands where it first used to be in 7th century. It is a classical triumph of Indian craftsmanship and architecture alike, and some of the innate elements of this magnificent temple (like the soaring entrance gate and ornate pavilions) have a class of their own.Basilica of the National Shrine of St.Thomas
Chennai is home to one of the world’s three churches built over the tomb of an Apostle of Jesus Christ, next to Rome and Spain. St. Thomas was one of twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ who had come to India in 52 AD. This basilica stands on the same site where he had attained martyrdom. Its interiors are hallmarked by a beautiful painting of ‘Blessed Mother’ that stands before another noted Indian apostle, St. Francis Xavier, and attracts a large number of visitors every year.Government Museum
One of the oldest museums in India, the Government Museum was established in 1857 and comprises six independent buildings that together feature 46 galleries relating to archaeology, zoology, botany, geology, and numismatics. Central to them all is the Bronze Gallery, known for its 7th century Bronze artifacts that are an undeniable hallmark of Indian craftsmanship of the times when the art of metallurgy was at its undeniable best in the subcontinent.