Marina Beach, Chennai

3.4
#1 of 75 in Outdoors in Tamil Nadu
Take a walk along Marina Beach, the world’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 country’s past. Plan to see Marina Beach and other attractions that appeal to you using our Chennai route maker tool .
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  • It is the very famous beach of India and longest too. It starts from the harbour and goes on. Very crowded place and best for family with kids  more »
  • Good place to hangout . Go during nights or in December. Very hot during summers . Beach is far from road . Park vehicle on the road and move to beach directly. Don't swim as the waves are too strong.  more »
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  • Nice place for evening visit to see sun set. Family beach too. You can see so many families there. Nice place to play on weekends. You will definitely love the beach once you go there. But you have to go as family or with friends so that you will enjoy alot. People who needs to go alone also can go. This place will serve a good service for all you relaxation needs. There is paid parking lot. People's and some stars come for jogging on beach with their dogs. Some do gymnastics on the sand. Every one enjoy the place. Late night thing changes so be careful during that time particularly else no issue.
  • Not as clean as Elliot beach but has the world record of being the longest sand beach in the world. Light house is also located here which is a major attraction. My suggestion is to visit Elliot beach first if you want a less crowded and cleaner experience.
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