Discover unique attractions and things to do near the Chennai airport

Set out from your hotel room to explore the wide array of attractions and interesting things to do near our Radisson Blu hotel. Visit architectural marvels like Kapaleeshwarar Temple and Valluvar Kottam, or get a glimpse into ancient civilizations with a tour of the Government Museum Chennai. Looking for some fun in the sun? Marina Beach is one of the world's longest beach fronts boasting eight miles of golden sand. For family-friendly experiences, take in a “star-studded” show at Birla Planetarium, India's most modern observatory. When it’s time to head home, our convenient location puts you less than 10 minutes from the Chennai airport. Find more information below about some of our suggested points of interest in the city.

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Government Museum Chennai

7 mi / 11.27 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

5.24 mi / 8.44 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.

Phoenix Marketcity

567.16 mi / 912.75 km from the hotel
The largest shopping mall in India, Phoenix Marketcity touts over 600 internationally recognized stores, 100 eateries, and holds a full-fledged entertainment hub, Dublin Square.

Marina Beach

7.53 mi / 12.13 km from the hotel
Forming the eastern shore of the Bay of Bengal, Marina Beach stretches eight miles from Fort St. George to Mahabalipuram, making it one of the longest beaches in the world.

Kapaleeshwarar Temple

6.18 mi / 9.95 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.

Birla Planetarium

3.86 mi / 6.21 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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