Marina Beach - Tamil Nadu
Marina Beach : located on the eastern side of Chennai, adjoining the Bay of Bengal is one of longest beach in asia & Second largest in world which is about 4.5 km long. The fine sandy beach extends to a length of 55 Km, from Fort St. George all the way to Mahabalipuram.
Attractions Around Marina Beach :
The new lighthouse in one end of the beach & , are several statues of Tamil scholars and two splendid bits of sculpture- the Victory of Labour and the Mahatma Gandhi In between, sentinels on the promenade.
Also memorials for M. G. R and Annadurai( former Chief minister of Tamil Nadu) are present on the beach. Recently, a statue of the actor Sivaji Ganesan was also installed.
How to Reach Marina Beach :
By Air : Chennai has an airport with both domestic and international terminals. Regular flights connect Chennai with the major cities within the country and also with countries like USA, Singapore, U.K, etc.
By Rail : Chennai is well connected by rail with the important towns of India.
By Road : State transport buses and private buses connect Chennai with the major towns and cities within the country.