People from the Globe visit India for their medical and leisure needs. Most common treatments opted in India are heart problems, Orthopaedic problems,cancer, cosmetic and dental care. The reason India has become a favourable choice of patients worldwide is because of its infrastructure and advanced technology which is in par with those in USA, UK and Europe available to other countrymen at very low costs when compared to Western regions. Chennai (Madras) has some of the best hospitals and treatment centers with the hi-tech facilities and best medical experts. Since Chennai and its neighborhoods have some of the most attractive tourist destinations hence medical stay at Chennai combined with leisure and cost effective health care would be boon for foreigners.
City of Chennai has a host of Tourists attractions and theme parks which are depicted below
Mahabalipuram (58 kms.):
| || Just out of Chennai, roughly 55 km away, is the world-famous town of Mahabalipuram. The Pallava dynasty of Southern India, one of the major lines of kings to rule in India after the Gupta period, made this lovely seaside village their second capital. The place blossomed under the creative forces of that time between the fifth and eighth centuries. Today, the shore temple, the largest bas-relief in the world called Arjuna's Penance and the famous and beautiful mandapams has made this town world famous. Almost 5km north of Mamallapuram in the village of Salavankuppam, the tiger cave is a rock cut shrine dating from 7th century. Dedicated to Durga, it has a small mandapam featuring a crown of carved yali heads. Another 14 km from here lies Tirukkalikundram a pilgrim centre with a hilltop temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. |
| || Replete with historical monuments such as forts, churches, mosques, and a lovely beach, Covelong is a place where you can experience the history of Tamil Nadu as a whole. If you are in Chennai, do not miss a visit to this place. The remains of the Fort have now been converted into a luxury beach resort that offers facilities for windsurfing and swimming. |
Muttukadu (16 kms):
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The backwaters of Muttukadu have been developed by the Tamilnadu Tourism Development Corporation to serve as a scenic picnic spot and a water sports centre. In February every year, a windsurfing regatta is organised in Muttukadu.Competitions in windsurfing and other water sports are held. Training and demonstration programmes are organized for youth.
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Marina beach is a beautiful sandy beach located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. It is one of the longest beaches in the world. Many statues of Indian legends also can be found here like Mahatma Gandhi, Thiruvalluvar, Kannagi etc
Crocodile Bank (44 kms.):
Not far from Mamallapuram, Romulus Whittaker runs this crocodile breeding and research centre. Here several species of Indian and African crocodiles and alligators are bred in captivity. The reptiles are kept in their natural habitat in open pools and can be viewed from safe proximity. This farm breeds crocodile to augment the crocodile population of the wildlife sanctuaries.
Vedanthangal (85 kms.):
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Vedanthangal is one of the largest bird sanctuaries in India. It is a marshy, 30 hectare park with lake visited by over 1,00,000 migratory birds every year. The majority of these birds can be seen between November and February. The 4variety of birds include Herons, Darters, Spoonbills, Pelicans, Sandpipers, White Ibis and Cormorants, Blue winged teals and Swans.
V.G.P Golden Beach Resort (30km):
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This beach resort is popular not just with the people of the city, but also with tourists. There is an entertainment arcade for children and for adults. There are folk dance performances apart from an Art Center that sells handicrafts and articles made out of seashells. The beach is clean and ideal for sunbathing. This is a cleverly planned beach resort geared to entertain the visitor with sculptured vignettes from the past, folk dances and ethnic seafood cuisine. The V.G.P. Art Center, a part of the resort complex, sells merchandise ranging, from seashells to rural handicrafts.
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Spread over an area of 1,265 acres, the Anna Zoological Park at Vandalur is the largest in South Asia with a rich variety of different species of mammals, reptiles and birds. The animals roam in natural surroundings with a special enclosure for nocturnal creatures. The coast road from Chennai to Mamallapuram is dotted with beach resorts, recreational areas and artist's communities.
Cholamandal Artist's Village:
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Located 18 km south of Chennai. Contemporary art, sculpture, batik and craft flourish in this little palm-studded sea-rimmed artists' commune started in 1966. Artists and sculptors live and work here and also exhibit and sell their work. Its open-air auditorium is also the venue of avant-garde theatre, poetry-reading and dance recitals. It has a gallery with fine contemporary paintings and sculptures.
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Located 12 km south of Cholamandal, a reasonably new place presented by the Chennai Crafts Foundation as a showpiece of different living styles in the South. You can admire traditional arts from Tamilnadu, Kerala, Karnataka and AndhraPradesh. Contains recreations of Brahmin, Chettinad, potters, a basket weaver's, a silk weaver's houses along with live representations of their craft. Similarly the Kerala section has a Syrian Christian house, a Menon house etc. Very authentic since the dwellings were actually bought from their places of origin and replanted here. There is an accompanying audio-visual presentation and a little gift shop. Very well done and definitely worth a visit.
Pulicat (54 km):
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Site of an Old Dutch settlement dating back to 1609, today, Pulicat is a picnic spot famed for its lake. There are amenities for swimming, fishing, and windsurfing. History-buffs can wander around the ancient Dutch cemetery with its well-preserved tombstones.
MGM Dizee World (20 km):
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An amusement park complete with Roller Coasters and Water Slides and Giant Catherine Wheels - fun place for kids.
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SnakePark is located in one of the urban centres of Chennai city called Adyar. This famous snake breeding park lies in the Guindy area .
Snake Park was founded by one of the prominent wildlife conservationist Romulus Whitaker. The park was established in the year 1972 with the intention that is to preserve the endangered The park breeds more than 30 species of Indian snakes. Some of the most sought after species include King Cobra, Indian Rock Python, Reticulated Python, Adders and Vipers. In addition to the snakes the park also breeds species of lizards, crocodiles and turtles. The museum in the park premises contains preserved specimens of many reptiles and amphibians.
Kanchipuram (75 kms.):
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Along with Chennai and Mahabalipuram, Kanchipuram forms the famous Golden Triangle of the Coromandel Coast. Almost all tourists visit Kanchipuram. Kanchipuram finds place on the global map because of the wonderful craftsmanship of the Kanchi weavers, the makers of what is perhaps the finest silk fabric in the world. This spectacular temple city is one of the seven sacred cities of India. It was, successively, capital of the kingdoms of the Pallavas, Cholas and rajas of Vijayanagar. The temples and gopurams are exquisite reminders of the beauty of Dravidian architecture, from the freshness and simplicity of the Pallavas' 7th-century Kailasanatha Temple through to the Vijayanagar Empire's 16th-century Ekambareshwara Temple. The latter covers nine hectares, has a 59-meter-high gopuram, a 1000-pillared hall and a sacred mango tree said to be 3500 years old. Kanchipuram is also famous for its hand-woven silk fabrics.
Chennai Birla Planetarium
Chennai Birla Planetarium happens to be the most modern planetarium holding cosmic shows in India. Shows are conducted in English and Tamil. The planetarium has been built in the memory of the great industrialist B.M. Birla. The visitors would come across shows that reflect the latest advancement of technology and science.
Kishkinta of Chennai
a Government of Tamil Nadu undertaking.Kishkinta, the green paradise was once a barren land. 10,000 saplings were planted in 1995 which have brought the difference. Kishkinta is Chennai's solution to its degrading environment. About 2000 full grown trees were transplanted to provide a cool shady atmosphere. The diversity of trees and plants has made Kishkinta a botanical garden. Moreover you will find plenty of water in Kishkinta of Chennai.
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Kishkinta of Chennai is a Theme Park situated 30 minutes south of Chennai city. All through, Kishkinta at Chennai is planned in a way that is highly pleasurable to move about. Chennai Kishkinta has seen millions of visitors after its establishment in August 1995.
Kishkinta of Chennai is the dream come true project of Navodaya Mass Entertainments Limited, a sister concern of Navodaya Films. MC Punnoose alias Appachan is the maker of this Dream Land. His love for creation and his talent has made Kishkinta of Chennai a success story.Kishkinta is a Rs 250 million project jointly launched by Navodaya Films (P) Limited, Chennai, Berjaya Leisure, Malaysia and Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation (TIDCO),
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Queensland is one of the best Amusement Parks that reckons with the best global standards. Particularly it is a place really worth spending your valuable time with. Every one will accept the fact being the valuable money that is being spent by our valuable visitors had fetched more value. It is a real boom to the Chennai Cites. Amusement and Theme Parks of India
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This museum is a wonderful place, as a walk to see the buildings from outside without noise and traffic make you feel better.
Reaching Noemed Hospital from International and National Destinations
Anna International Airport Chennai (10 kms from south Chennai)
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Kamraj Airport Chennai (10 kms form south Chennai )
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