Wallajah Big Mosque
Built in 1795 by the Nawab of the Carnatic and more commonly known as the Big Mosque.
Housed across the British-built Pantheon Complex, this excellent museum is Chennai’s best. The big highlight is building 3, the Bronze...
Café Coffee Day
Reliably good coffee shop with branches around Chennai.
Hotel Saravana Bhavan (Triplicane)
Famous vegetarian Chennai chain serving excellent South Indian thali 'meals' for around ₹80 to ₹100. It's also great for South Indian...
116 Anna Salai · interesting places nearby
Open since 1844, this grand white building is reckoned to be India's oldest bookshop. It has a brilliant English-language selection, including Lonely Planet books, and a good range of maps.