Cultural experiences, beautiful temples, gorgeous colonial buildings, calming churches, beach fun and retail therapy – name it and Chennai has it for you! With so much to do, Chennai is definitely bucket-list worthy for the diverse experiences it has to offer. There are a lot of interesting weekend getaway options from Chennai as well, including Pulicat Lake, Tirupati, Kanchipuram, Mahabalipuram and more. While three days are good to explore the city, a weekend getaway is a great idea if you can manage a few more days.
Here are our top recommendations if you’re planning to spend 72 hours in the city itself.