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Sri Ramakrishna Mutt

      The Ramakrishna Math is located at Ramakrishna Mutt road in Mylapore. It is dedicated to Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, Holy Mother Sarada Devi and Swami Vivekananda. It is a beautiful Memorial combining traditional South Indian architecture along with its own architecture. In this temple everyone is allowed to participate in the bhajan, worship, aarti, and meditation irrespective of religion, creed, caste, race and nationality.

Fort St George

      Fort St George (or historically, White Town) is the name of the first British fortress in India, founded in 1639[7] at the coastal city of Madras (modern city of Chennai). This fort was completed on April 23, coinciding with St. George's Day, celebrated in honour of St. George, the patron saint of England. The fort, christened Fort St. George faced the sea and a few fishing villages, and soon became the hub of merchant activity. .

Parks

      The Guindy National Park, the country's smallest National Park with an area of 2.76 km², is located completely inside the city. It hosts a variety of endangered deer, foxes, monkeys and snakes. The Guindy Snake Park situated in the National Park has a large collection of snakes and is an important source of antivenom serum. The Arignar Anna Zoological Park (better known as Vandalur Zoo) is located southwest of the city and covers an area of 5.1 km². It has about eighty species on display, and includes a lion safari, an elephant safari, a nocturnal animal house and an aquarium. South of the city, along the East Coast Road, is an important centre for herpetological research called the Madras Crocodile Bank Trust, which houses several fresh-water and salt-water crocodiles, alligators, gharials, and also turtles and snakes. .

Valluvar Kottam

      Valluvar Kottam is a popular monument in Chennai, India which is dedicated to the classical Tamil poet, philosopher and saint Thiruvalluvar. Valluvar Kottam is located at the intersection of the Kodambakkam High road and the Village road, was constructed by M. Karunanidhi - the then Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu during 1975-1976s.Valluvar Kottam now stands at the point which was the deepest point of a lake which was located in the area.

Arignar Anna Zoological Park

      Arignar Anna Zoological Park (abbreviated AAZP), also known as the Vandalur Zoo, is a zoological garden located in Vandalur, a suburb in the southwestern part of Chennai, India, about 31 kilometres (19 mi) from the city centre and 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from Chennai Airport