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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  • A long, unexciting beach. It is dirty in many places and not a place to swim due to rip-tides and dirt. The rubbish is more near the areas used by the fishermen where the dogs run free. At night...  more »
  • Sand is grainy. Long stretch before one reaches the sea. Food joints and others add to the experience but thr vastness is brilliant. PDA is common here and largely unavoidable if one goes in late...  more »
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  • Wow its so mind-blowing place 💕💕❣️
  • One of the largest beaches, maintained well nowadays.. Food stalls also provides good, delicious foods, but small pieces of broken glass is mixed in the sand, so, have to be careful when walking without shoes...
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