Marina Beach, Chennai

3.4
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Take a walk along Marina Beach, the worldโ€™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 countryโ€™s past. Plan to see Marina Beach and other attractions that appeal to you using our Chennai route maker tool.
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  • if you have so many time you can go to see the beaches but remember they are not so so nice and the most of them are so crowded  more »
  • I never missed this iconic beach whenever I visited Chennai. Though overcrowded in the evenings, the energy,vibrant atmosphere,beach market is not to be missed. My favourite is quite sunrise and sip.....  more »
  • We preferred the southern end of the beach, past the lighthouse and along Foreshore Estate Promenade. This is where fishermen bring their boats onto the beach and their wives line the edge of the...  more »
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  • Wow its so mind-blowing place ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•โฃ๏ธ
  • One of the largest beaches, maintained well nowadays.. Food stalls also provides good, delicious foods, but small pieces of broken glass is mixed in the sand, so, have to be careful when walking without shoes...
  • Walking along the beaches during sunrise and sunset is a pleasant experience for all. In the evening this beach becomes a fair ground with numerous stalls selling artifacts, handcrafted showpieces, ethnic jewelry, and food items. Children play games and frolic around.
  • Beautiful scene, but lots of bubbles so polluted in waves.
  • One of the best beaches in the world, Marina beach has its own unique feel good factor which can't be expressed in words. You just have to feel it ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’ž + the street food there is pretty awesome, especially fresh fish fry ! ๐Ÿ”ฅ
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