Marina Beach Walk and the story of Chennai

3 hr

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This tour is led by a cultural evangelist who will bring alive the cultural heritage of Chennai through Marina.

Marina Beach is where the pulse of Chennai can be gauged. Soak in the atmosphere and meet the city's people. While the statues tell the history of the city, the beach itself is where common people gather to voice their opinion on issues to those in power.
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Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Chennai Marina Lighthouse, Marina Beach Road, Marina Beach, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004, India

The Lighthouse in Marina is a unique one with an elevator to go up the 10 floors. It provides spectacular views of the world's second longest beach. Visit the quaint museum inside the Lighthouse which has a fascinating collection of Light House and other maritime equipment from around the world.
(Lighthouse is closed on Mondays. On Mondays we will skip this).

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Marina Beach Road, Chennai (Madras) 600005 India

Walk on the beach, soak in the festive atmosphere and listen to the story of Chennai through its statues. There are many statues here each of which tells a part of the story of Chennai. Learn about characters from ancient Tamil epics, freedom fighters as well as poets who revolutionized the thinking...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Chennai Marina Lighthouse, Marina Beach Road, Marina Beach, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004, India

The Lighthouse in Marina is a unique one with an elevator to go up the 10 floors. It provides spectacular views of the world's second longest beach. Visit the quaint museum inside the Lighthouse which has a fascinating collection of Light House and other maritime equipment from around the world.
(Lighthouse is closed on Mondays. On Mondays we will skip this).

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Marina Beach Road, Chennai (Madras) 600005 India

Walk on the beach, soak in the festive atmosphere and listen to the story of Chennai through its statues. There are many statues here each of which tells a part of the story of Chennai. Learn about characters from ancient Tamil epics, freedom fighters as well as poets who revolutionized the thinking of the society.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Jallikattu Memorial, Marina Beach, Triplicane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600005, India

Jallikattu is a famous form of Bull Fight popular across the state of Tamil Nadu. Listen to the reason why it evokes such passion among the people of Chennai. Understand the role this controversial sport plays in preserving indigenous breed of cattle and why it stands for Tamil pride.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Parthasarathy Temple, Narayana Krishnaraja Puram, Chennai (Madras) 600005 India

Walk ends after we take a guided walk inside the Parthasarathy Temple and its surroundings. Our cultural evangelist will interpret the colorful rituals which are being performed in the temple and explain the role of God in modern Chennai society. Learn how God remains as relevant today in everyday life in this region as in the past!


Duration: 45 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Entry/Admission - Chennai Marina Lighthouse
  • Entry/Admission - Jallikattu Memorial
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Entry/Admission - Parthasarathy Temple
  • Snacks
  • Entry/Admission - Marina Beach
Departure Point
Chennai Marina Lighthouse, Marina Beach Road, Marina Beach, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004, India

Traveler pickup is offered
All hotels in chennai

Ports

  • Chennai


4:00 PM
Return Details
Arulmigu Sri Parthasarathyswamy Temple, Narayana Krishnaraja Puram, Triplicane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600005, India
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Voucher Requirements

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.