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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. By using our Chennai (Madras) tourist route planner, you can arrange your visit to Besant Nagar Beach and other attractions in Chennai (Madras).
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  • I was the only single person there. Seens like the place is for couples!!! And they don't care if it is a public beach . 
  • Went here couple of years ago. Great beach to visit if you don't like crowded beach like marina beach. Good beach for everyone - Couples, Family with young kids or elderly people, sure everyone can ha...  more »
  • One of my favorite beaches. Rather of the cleanest in the city. I have an amazing time whenever I have been to Elliots beach. There is a lot to be seen, explored, experienced.