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Besant Nagar Beach

6th Avenue, Besant Nagar, Chennai (Madras) 600090, India
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Chennai (Madras), India
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229 reviews 229 reviews
59 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

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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39 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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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
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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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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Bessie beach, we arrived at tea time just as the sun was setting and all the stalls were setting up for the evening, lovely to see so many people just relaxing and enjoying the evening, coffee carts, ice cream sellers, candyfloss boys all selling their wares, fantastic photo opportunities. some nice roadside eateries overlooking the beach,

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Chennai (Madras), India
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99 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

One of the best place in Chennai , lots and lots of people come here early in the morning to do their workout , walking , jogging , stretching ... Early morning sunrise is a wonderful sight from this beach , hotels are available for refreshments. Very easily accessible from all parts of Chennai. Must visit for all age groups... More

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