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Besant Nagar Beach

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Address: 6th Avenue, Besant Nagar, Chennai (Madras) 600090, India
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Best beach to visit on weekdays

Best to visit the beach in working days, as there will be no crowd. Spending evenings in this beach is real fun. The beach is surrounded by good restaurants, shops and vendors... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Besant nagar beach is the best place in chennai to have super fun time. Besant nagar is in the south part of chennai in calm residential locality. it is a small beach of roughly one km or so. The sea is around 500 m from the road. The beach sand is clean to have fun and games. in general you... More 

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Noida, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Good for morning and evening walks. You will found lots of crowd there. Because of this too much garbage is present. But better than other beach areas.

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chennai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Best to visit the beach in working days, as there will be no crowd. Spending evenings in this beach is real fun. The beach is surrounded by good restaurants, shops and vendors. Buy and eat sweet corn, pop corns,cornettos, to enjoy.The beach is cleaner than marina. Also best place for walking in early mornings.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is one of famous beach of Chennai. Perched with some famous restaurants in its surrounding, this place has gained popularity among the young crowd. The beach is clean and the roads on the surrounding are well maintained. One hang easily find students, young crowd and older people strolling along the beach. It is one of the must see place... More 

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Plano, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Great memories in this beach. It has become crowded and dirty over time unfortunately. Went there many times with the family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

this beach may not come up in your regular chennai search, but definitely this place is a lot better than MARINA beach, simply because this is the place where the youngsters hang out. the whole drive way reminds us of places abroad with shops and eateries on one side of road. unlike marina beach. you get a completely different ambience... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The beach is less crowded and very safe. one can go and spend a lazy evening here just strolling around and enjoying coconut water

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Good beach to spend time with friends, loved the drawings on the wall there and the jigarthanda, which will get near on this beach. Broken bridge is in walkable distance. Spending an evening there is worthy.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This beach is situated in the heart of the city we can find many couples, and families gathering for relaxation. When compared to marina beach it is somewhat clean and we can enjoy the whole day without any disturbance. I went along with my friends around 3 pm we were there till 8 pm.we can find lots of small shop... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This is only the beach I love to visit among all beaches in Chennai. . It's comparatively neat and live. .

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