Besant Nagar Beach, Chennai (Madras)

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Favored by local families and college students, Besant Nagar Beach offers a range of restaurants and cafes. Visit the most prominent landmark of the area, a memorial to a Dutch sailor who gave his life saving a drowning swimmer. If you get tired of swimming or lounging on the clean sand, drop by the nearby temple, dedicated to the goddess Lakshmi. Arrange to visit Besant Nagar Beach and other attractions in Chennai (Madras) using our Chennai (Madras) journey planner.
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  • You can have a nice time pass by visiting this beach. Lot of eatable shops available near by. Best place for walking and jogging.  more »
  • Same as marina but smaller. It is mostly meant for lovers. The centre build up is the attraction. Unlike normal beaches here you will be surrounded by a rich atmosphere. You can see coffee shops resta...  more »
  • Great place to relax. Be safe while playing in sea. Sitting in sand in the evening and spend some time with the family is enjoyable.  more »

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