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About Chennai :

 

Chennai is the capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal, it is the biggest industrial and commercial centre in South India, and a major cultural, economic and educational centre. Chennai is known as the "Detroit of India" for its automobile industry.The area of Chennai was expanded in 2011 from 176 Sq Km to 426 Sq Km. The urban agglomeration, which comprises the city and its suburbs, is home to approximately 8.9 million, making it the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the country and 31st largest urban area in the world.

 

Chennai is home to many museums, galleries, and other institutions, many of which are free of admission charges and are major tourist attractions as well as playing a research role.The city is also an host to the oldest Museum and Art Gallery in the country- Government Museum, Chennai and The National Art Gallery (Chennai),.established in the early 18th century..The city also hosts two art festivals annually. The "Fort Museum" inside the premises of Fort St. George is an important Museum having a noteworthy collection of objects of the British era in its collection. The museum is managed by the Archaeological Survey of India and enjoys the pride of having in its possession, the first tricolour (Indian National Flag)hoisted after the Indian independence.


Zoo, beaches, and wildlife parks form the primary recreation areas of the city. The Arignar Anna Zoological Park, one of the largest zoological parks in the world, attracts nearly 2 million visitors per year.The city boasts two popular beaches, the Marina and Elliot's. Guindy National Park, a protected area of Tamil Nadu, has a children's park and a snake park, which gained statutory recognition as a medium zoo from the Central Zoo Authority of India in 1995.Other important recreation centres include Madras Boat Club, which is over 140 years old, and Gymkhana Club, which is famous for its 18-hole golf courses. Built in 1867, Madras Boat Club is the second oldest surviving Indian rowing club.



Chennai is home to several malls, due to its status as an IT hub.Chennai houses quite a few big malls namely Express Avenue (EA), Citi Centre, Spencer Plaza, Ampa Skywalk. Phoenix Market City which was opened in January 2013 at Velachery is one of India's Biggest shopping Malls.Forum Vijaya Mall developed by the Prestige group has also started functioning since 1 May at Vadapalani. Chennai houses a lot of cinema screens in the form of multiplexes. Few of the famous multiplexes are Sathyam Cinemas, Escape, Devi, Abirami complex and Mayajaal. Tamil, English, Hindi, Telugu & Kannada(occasionally released) movies are released and have a large number of fan following. With the increase in malls, the multiplexes have also doubled recently. Chennai encourages its Theatre artist's equally. The city is under a thick of activity across the year with a number of plays staged in Tamil and English, as well as with Koothu Patrai, a form of street play in unison with songs and dance.


About Ernakulam :


Ernakulam is called the commercial capital of the state of Kerala.[3] The Kerala High Court, the Office of the Corporation of Cochin and the Cochin Stock Exchange are situated here. Initially, Ernakulam was the headquarters of the Ernakulam District but was later shifted to Kakkanad. Ernakulam was once the capital of the Kingdom of Cochin. It is located 220 kilometres (137 mi) towards north-west of the state capital Thiruvananthapuram.

The name Ernakulam is derived from the name of a very famous temple of Lord Shiva called the Ernakulathappan Temple.The city has served as an incubator for many Malayali entrepreneurs and is a major financial and commercial hub of Kerala.

 

Temples

 

Ernakulathapan temple (Shiva), Hanuman Temple, Muruga Temple. Located near Ernakulam South Railway Station (2 km )

Valanjambalam Devi Temple (0.5 km from Ernakulam South Railway Station),

Ravipuram Srikrishna Swamy Temple (1 km from Ernakulam South Railway Station)

 

Landmarks/Tourist Spots


Ernakulam Town Hall

Subhash Park, Boat Jetty Junction

Children's Park, Boat Jetty Junction

Maharajas College ground with Synthetic Athletic track

Jawahar Lal Nehru International Stadium, Kaloor

Rajeev Gandhi Indoor Stadium, Kadavathara

B.R. Ambedkar Stadium (Near transport bus stand.



  About The Route


Moderate Route with 2 lane (no divider) for most part

Total buses in this route    20
Approximate Distance    670 Kms
Approximate Travel Time    13 Hrs

* the above might differ from time to time and operator to operator based on climate, bus condition, etc.
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