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Besant Nagar Beach, Chennai (Madras)

(3.8/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Avoid this place in the afternoons as there is nothing happening on the beach. The festivities only take place from 7pm onwards when the small shops that dot the beach area start their business.  more »
  • if you are stressed for entire day, drive in at late night with your friends, have a chat. good place to relax with cool breeze. enjoy  more »
  • Cool and relaxing ocean breeze along with a great variety of gastronomic delights. A lot of fried fish items on the beach made by locals with local spices. Apart from that there are a lot of restauran...  more »