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Besant Nagar Beach

6th Avenue, Besant Nagar, Chennai (Madras) 600090, India
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English first
Chennai (Madras), India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Yes ! Every chennaite's weekend spot would be Elliots :) The sunday Crowd in the evening Ultimate :)

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Pune, India
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The idea of a sun bathing, swimming, surfing and all that you typically associate with a beach does not hold true to besant nagar beach or for a matter of fact any beach in Chennai. This beach is the lifeline of people in chennai. People come here just for evening walks, families come and spend the evenings, friends catchup for... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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230 reviews 230 reviews
59 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Love this beach. Not as large as the Marina but lovely. Large footpaths for a goog walk. Nice broad road for Parking though it can get full very fast. It has some interesting shopping in the vicinity can pick up good brands of clothing which are essentially export surplus or rejects. The velankanni church is close by. Has some small... More

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This beach is an elite beach. Good breeze easy to walk and wet your legs at the shore. Parking is a problem here. Home town people visit here often.

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Bangalore, India
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61 reviews 61 reviews
42 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I really love this beach. It is small compared to the Marina beach but still i prefer it. Go to this beach during the evening when you can witness cool breeze, sound of water, sand beneath you. It is really very relaxing.

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Chennai
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11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It is now one of the best beaches in the city of Chennai. Marina has become very crowded and frequented by many tourists ; as it is very near the busy Rajaji Salai there is too much of traffic and pollution. Whereas Besant Nagar beach is not so crowded and the sea here is cleaner than that of Marina. I... More

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Chennai
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great place.Good to hang out with your friends and family. Plenty of eateries from Dhabba Express to KFC. Food to suit every taste and inexpensive too. A must see for those who want the sand and the sea.

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Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

excellent and must see place for travellers. There are other beaches also like kovalam, marina, thiruvanmiyur etc.

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Tamil Nadu
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Compare to Marina beach, it is quiet and clean. Many local people are walking, running, and strolling. Time passes just sitting, playing with kids making sand monument, or looking for nice sea shells.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

It looks small comparing to marina. Its a good place to relax. We come after 9'o clock and have chat there. My son likes to play in sand. He likes to go back to home.

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