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“Great beeach” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Marina Beach

Marina Beach
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$14.00*
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Evening at the Beach in Chennai: Marina Beach, Covelong Beach or Elliot Beach...
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: This expansive beach is Chennai's most famous tourist attraction, though the undercurrent is too strong for all but the strongest swimmers.
Chennai (Madras), India
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3 reviews
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“Great beeach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2012

The world's second largest beach attracts me every time I go there. Because of its vast stretch of sands and sea.

Visited October 2012
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Bangalore
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“Nothing great - just a normal beach at chennai.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2012

We recently went on a business trip to chennai and we visited marina beach as it was at walking distance from our hotel. Also the City Center mall is just a few metres away from the beach.
The beach was full of crowd and there were several vendors selling good/toys on the beach. I found it just average and would recommend people to go to gokarna or goa for beaches.

Visited October 2012
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Chennai, India
2 reviews
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“Second longest in the world”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2012

The Marina Beach, covered with glittering golden sand and a clear strip of blue sea, is among the most magnificent beaches in India. Apart from enjoying on the beach, there are many historical monuments built at the junction of pathway stand. Some of them include Annadurai and MG Ramachandran memorials, statues of heroes from Tamil culture, Indo Saracenic buildings, monuments of Tamil scholars, patriots and famous personalities including Mahatma Gandhi and Subhash Chandra Bose.

Visited October 2012
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Chennai
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61 reviews
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“Big and pleasing but could be kept more beautiful”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2012

A real beach and rare one right inside a big city but always crowded. If they could do a better job to keep it clean, organized with better parking.

Visited September 2012
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Chennai (Madras), India
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32 reviews
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“Second longest beach in the world..and it ends at that”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2012

The only time I would probably want to visit Marina is post 10 pm..when the crowds are reasonably lesser and temperatures are more tolerable..otherwise, the Marina beach is overcrowded, dirty and does not provide any reason to spend an evening there..

Visited June 2012
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