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Marina Beach, Chennai (Madras)

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Take a walk along Marina Beach, the world’s second longest natural urban beach. The sandy shore stretches for 13 km (8.1 mi), although strong undercurrents create conditions too dangerous for swimming. Browse the numerous shops and stalls that line the popular beach, have a picnic in the sand, or splash around in one of the two swimming pools. Strolling along the seaside promenade, you can admire an array of statues and monuments, many of which depict local leaders, writers, activists, and other significant people from the country’s past. Use our Chennai (Madras) itinerary builder to add Marina Beach and other attractions to your Chennai (Madras) vacation plans.
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  • This is a crowded beach especially in the evenings and night. The beach gets noisy with very little privacy for family groups. Many touts and too many hawkers selling unhygienic food. Best to avoid ea...  more »
  • Well maintained beach. Nice n clean good food outlets. And the best thinng is its near to the marina.easily accessible cabs are available comparing to marina beach  more »
  • World largest beach in India and second place in world It's our place, tourist people need to see the place with local shops  more »