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Address: Chennai (Madras), India
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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This expansive beach is Chennai's most famous tourist attraction, though...

This expansive beach is Chennai's most famous tourist attraction, though the undercurrent is too strong for all but the strongest swimmers.

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Nice place to go however it was not managed properly the choices available was limited The local food vendors are super expensive however the beach is super dirty

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice place to go however it was not managed properly the choices available was limited The local food vendors are super expensive however the beach is super dirty

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Thank Chandrashekhhar P
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

3 Years before i was at Marina Beach and OMG wherever i saw it's only beach spread across so many Kms. Good experience with friends. enjoyed a lot. people from different part of the country along with foreigners can be seen on this beach. need to maintain a clean environment all along the beach

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Must be on tour list if you're in chennai. Great place great view of sunrise I'd you're an early riser

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Thank Chandrakant S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Good experience but little sunny I did lots of shopping it was cheap i tasted sugarcane juice, kulfi , something called sarbath...

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Thank dhaya j
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I enjoy marina beach that are looking very good i went morning time it's very good moment part of my life..

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Thank leenachopra
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Been there on Full moon night. After 9.00pm unlike beaches on Mumbai, hardly any people. sound of waves & silver sparkle on water was mesmerizing ! Also visit Jailalita Samadhi on the way. It was open at late night.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic with great people I love the place a lot it really a big beach with lots of street fud I just love it.

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Thank umesh g
Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

An excellent beach in Chennai .we can enjoy the beauty of nature here.And an excellent place for morning excerise.we have see sunrise and sunset mustly here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A great place should you desire to just unwind after a tiring day or week. The beach is well guarded by police and is thus safe. When not used for political slugfest, it is very very peaceful.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

a long beautiful beach for evening outing. pleasent for all ages. However hygine is not up to mark. Be ware of pickpocketers,and it is not advisable to stay after 8 pm.

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