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Besant Nagar Beach, Chennai (Madras)
(3.8/5 based on 1,000+ 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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  • Besant Nagar Beach is Eliot's beach in Madras. Best beach in Madras by far as it is more clean than Marina beach. There for good restaurants around this beach & also a Church & temple. 
  • I've visited this beach for both sunrise and sunset.On weekends during evening this beach will be crowded but if you can, try to visit this beach for sunrise as you'll find the beach mostly empty and ...  more »
  • Good place to go for a cheap and best goods to shop, but should have prior knowledge about what king things should be bought here