Chennai is capital of TamilNadu and also India's fourth largest metropolitan. It is noted for its 12 kms long Marina Beach, which is one of the longest beaches in the world. Chennai was previously called Madras. English and Tamil are the most extensively spoken languages in Chennai. Chennai is a good example for multi-culture society. People of all communities and religions live and contribute some or other to the growth of the town.
Chennai is known for its cultural heritage and temple architecture. Mamallapuram (Mahabalipuram) there are several arts to see and to enjoy the sea shore. South India is famous for its temples. There is no need to go out of devotion; still it is a worthy trip for the lover of arts and culture to see the grand buildings and architect.
Chennai is a center for trade and business. Several large financial companies, mortgage companies and insurance companies are headquartered in Chennai. Chennai is a back bone of TamilNadu. All the TamilNadu government headquarters are in Chennai.