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Marina Beach, Tamilnadu

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marina-beach Location - Abutting the Bay of Bengal, Chennai is blessed with 4.5 kms of sand stretch and longest beach of world. It lies towards the east.

How to Reach - The casaurinas do attract and before you get drawn to it just check the nearest airport that is Kamraj Airport and of course it is a big railway station connected to major stations of India. Chennai thrives on a good network of roads so get ready to drive.

Best Time to visit - November to February are the peak seasons to check out the longest beach of the world.

About Marina Beach
Walk around; watch the splendid shore along with your dear ones; visit the nearby attractions and also, encourage your children to participate in your family vacation trip to Marina. Taking certain steps can lead to a much more enjoyable experience. Don't forget safety precautions while on vacation and ensure that no family member wanders off alone. Marina Beach has the laurel of being the second largest beach in the world. Other things decorating the marina beach are an exquisite aquarium, and a few beautiful buildings like the University of Madras, Senate-House, Chepauk Palace, etc. all located on the beach-front, making the beach lively.

Attraction in and around Marina Beach
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Dusty sand, excellent surf and a shining clean blue sea, this is all about Marina beach. This beach is one among the longest beaches in Asia. Its expansive stretch was made wonderful by a major redo and today it is a major tourist attraction. With its natural elegance and limitless passage with marvelous gardens, the beach is must see among the tourists visiting Chennai. Watching the sun set and rise from the beach is a captivating experience. Bathing and swimming can be dangerous as the undercurrent is very strong, but following all precautions, swimming can be a very rewarding experience.

Aquarium
Family in Marina Beach, Chennai, India The closest space of the beach has a wonderful aquarium with exotic collection of freshwater and tropical fishes. The aquarium offers the best sight of marine life rare with a huge collection.

Fun N Enjoyment
In the evenings, the beach is transformed into a bright carnival ground with all kinds of enjoyable sources such as food stalls lining the beach. The vendors sell items ranging from shell and glass baubles to kites and fruit juices. The Marina beach has the capability to entertain large number of tourist at the same time. The beach front is also used as a venue for important state functions.

Major Attractions
Marina is the location of some of the most beautiful buildings in Chennai such as the University of Madras, Senate-House, Chepauk Palace, Presidency College, P.W.D office and Ice House. At the other end of the beach is the new lighthouse. In between the pavements, there are several statues of Tamil scholars and two important sculpture of the Victory of Labour and the Mahatma Gandhi.

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