Discover top attractions and things to do in Egmore and Chennai

Located in the bustling Egmore district, the Radisson Blu Hotel Chennai City Centre is a 10-minute walk from the vast Government Museum. One of the most popular attractions in Chennai, the complex is known for its extensive collection of bronze artifacts. You can learn about local colonial history at landmarks like the nearby neoclassical St. Andrew’s Church or Fort St. George. Looking for things to do between on-site meetings? Browse in the markets and upscale malls near our hotel. If you need to unwind after a hectic week, head to the coast for a stroll along the 13-kilometer (eight-mile) Marina Beach, one of the longest beaches in the world.

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Government Museum Chennai

0.32 mi / 0.52 km from the hotel
View natural-history specimens and archaeological finds, including a collection of more than 1,500 bronze figures, at this vast museum. The complex is also home to a children’s museum and traditional and modern art galleries.

Theosophical Society Adyar

4.13 mi / 6.64 km from the hotel
Wander the sprawling gardens and visit temples of various faiths at this society’s headquarters. Learn more about theosophy and its theories on divine wisdom.

Kapaleeshwarar Temple

2.48 mi / 3.99 km from the hotel
Admire the intricate carvings, impressive architecture, and picturesque “tank” (a rainwater-storage pool) at this sacred place dedicated to Shiva. The complex hosts a large spring festival and others throughout the year.

Fort St. George

2.31 mi / 3.71 km from the hotel
Discover the 17th-century history of colonial India with a tour of the Fort Museum and St. Mary’s Church, one of the oldest British churches in India.

Express Avenue

0.81 mi / 1.3 km from the hotel
Browse your favorite brands, enjoy dinner, and then catch a movie at Express Avenue, one of the area’s largest malls and entertainment destinations.

Birla Planetarium

3.92 mi / 6.32 km from the hotel
Enjoy a virtual tour of the night sky projected inside the domed ceiling of this planetarium, which is part of the Tamilnadu Science and Technology Centre.
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