About Chennai


Let's have a look around into background of Chennai

Let’s have a look around into background of Chennai, India

Background Details:

  • State: Tamil Nadu
  • Country: India
  • Latitude: 13.083333
  • Longitude: 80.283333
  • Timezone: Asia/Calcutta
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +5:30 hours

Weather in Chennai

  • Climate:  tropical wet and dry climate
  • Best Time to Visit: November to February

Location

 Chennai is a city in the state of Tamil Nadu off Bay of Bengal.

Distance from Chennai center to Airport

Chennai International Airport is a public-use airport, which is an international airport serving the city of Chennai, Tamil Nadu

  • Driving Distance: 13 miles / 21 km
  • Driving Time: 31 Minutes
  • Languages: Tamil followed by Telegu, English etc.

 

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Chennai International Airport 
  • Rail: Chennai Central railway station
  • Road: Bus – Metropolitan Transport Corporation Chennai Limited; Taxi – Friends Track Call Taxi

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:

Waitress and Bartender – 10 % of the Bill.

  • For Hotels:

Bellboys- Rupees 20-50

  • Valet Parking:

Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Chetpet,
  • Avadi,
  • Ponneri

Emergency Contact Numbers in Chennai city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 044 2851 1003 (Police)
  • Railroad: N.A. (Chennai Central railway station)
  • Cab: 044 2625 2525 (Friends Track Call Taxi)
  • Airport: 044 2256 0551 (Chennai International Airport)
  • Hospital: 044 4289 2222 (Fortis Malar Hospitals)

Events

  • Ride to Yercaud
  • Chennai Exhibition
  • Authentic Tanjore Painting Gallery Visit (Prama Arts)

Tourist Attractions

  • Marina Beach
  • Kapaleeshwarar Temple
  • Arignar Anna Zoological Par

Theatre & Concerts

  • Annalakshmi Restaurant
  • Ottimo Cucina Italiana
  • The Marina

Visit Top Restaurants in Chennai

  • Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall
  •  The Music Academy

Top Shopping Centers in Chennai

  • Chennai Citicentre
  • Express Avenue
  •  Abirami Mega Mall.

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Fort Museum
  • B. M. Birla Planetarium 
  • DakshinaChitra

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Dakshin
  • Pan Asian
  • Annalakshmi Restaurant

Sports Club

  • Madras Motor Sports Club
  •  Smasher Sports Academy
  • IndiaThaiboxing & MMA Association

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Rent Per Month

Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre- 11,192.07 Rs

Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre- 6,948.81 Rs

Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre- 27,146.47 Rs

Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre- 16,688.15 Rs

  • Transportation

Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)- 50.00 Rs

Taxi 1hourWaiting (Normal Tariff)- 60.00 Rs

Information about Caracas

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Chacao,
  • Petare,
  • Carrizal

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Simon Bolivar International Airport
  • Rail: Venezuela Railways
  • Road: Autobus, Caracas Metro

Airport

Simon Bolivar International Airport is the main airport which serves the domestic and the international passengers.

Driving Distance: 18 miles / 29 km

Driving Time: 30 Minutes

Languages: Spanish followed by Caracas Dialect

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: 1 – 2 $
  • Housekeeper: 25 – 50 cents
  • Concierge: 2 – 3 $

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 1 – 2 $
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