More Popular Tourist Attraction in Chennai
Continued From: Places to visit in Chennai Part 1
The Chennai is known to be a hot place not only because of its temperature but also the great places to visit. There are a range of great tourist attractions in Chennai that you will undoubtedly feel great to visit any time of the year.
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The Crocodile Bank is a crocodile research and breeding center, located 40 km from Madras. The Crocodile Bank is open for tourist every day except Tuesdays. The bank was first created to protect the Indian crocodiles and breed them. More than 6000 crocodiles have been produced and saved by the Crocodile Bank. In other words, this is a place where Indian crocodiles are preserved and that is why you can expect to see thousands of different kinds of crocodiles in here. If you love animals then you will surely love Crocodile Bank as there are no other places where you can see as many breeds of crocodiles as here. The Crocodile Bank has a snake park too where you can visit to see different types of snakes and experience how anti venom is produced. Children will surely enjoy this place and learn a lot too. The place is open 6 hours a day for tourists.
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The Dakshina Chitra is a heritage village and its really unique place for a visit. The place is located 20 km away from Chennai, in Muttukadu. If you want to experience the diversified culture of Chennai then the Dakshina Chitra is the place where you must visit. This place is a moving picture of the history of the locals and you can see the change of culture between different people. It is an art and crafts village with beautiful homes and natural beauty. You can experience the making of the art products with your own eyes and have a great time. All the houses, the creations and even the people of Dakshina Chitra are unforgettable. If you like folk dances then you can enjoy it there too. The art and craft products are available for you to buy. You can bring with you the essence of the Dakshina Chitra and remember it forever.
Government Museum Complex
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If you want to experience the history and art of Chennai, and also the other parts of the country, then the Government Museum Complex is the place where you must go. The complex is situated in the Pantheon Road of Chennai. The Government Museum Complex is not only a museum but it has many more great divisions like libraries, galleries and museum theater. All of these places portray a great range of Indian culture and a lot of great things that you can enjoy. The libraries have many different kinds of books on history and culture which can interest you for sure. The galleries have many great famous painting by famous artists, both national and international artists. You can surely spend a great day in the Government Museum Complex with your group. The experience is surely unforgettable for everyone and there is no extra fee to be paid to visit the place.
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