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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  • August 18, 2017
    A wonderful place I never seen before very big and long of 13km beach the second largest beach in world  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    Marina beach is one of the or is the longest beach in india. It's really long, making it really impossible to cover the whole of it in a single visit. The beach is well maintained and clean and is a m...  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    Try some seafood, especially prawns at a roadside restaurant. Better not stay too late (say after mid night). Also don't offer any money to the begging kids (otherwise you will not be able to have a p...  more »

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