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
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 The Route
Moderate Route with 2 lane (no divider) for most part
Total buses in this route 25
Approximate Distance 615 Kms
Approximate Travel Time 11 Hrs
* the above might differ from time to time and operator to operator based on climate, bus condition, etc.