South of Chennai attractions

Top Choice Museum in South of Chennai

Cholamandal Artists’ Village

There’s a tropical bohemian groove floating around Injambakkam village, site of the Cholamandal Artists’ Village, 10km south of Chennai's Adyar River. This 4-hectare artists’ cooperative – founded in 1966 by artists…
Zoo in Kovalam (Covelong)

Madras Crocodile Bank

Just 6km south of Kovalam, this incredible conservation and research trust is a fascinating peek into the reptile world. Founded by croc/snake-expert Romulus Whitaker, the bank has thousands of reptiles, including 1…
Hindu Site in South of Chennai

Tiger Cave

The Tiger Cave, 5km north of Mamallapuram, is an unfinished but impressive rock-cut shrine, dedicated to Durga (a form of Devi, Shiva's wife), probably dating from the 7th century. What's special is the 'necklace' o…
Arts Centre in South of Chennai

DakshinaChitra

DakshinaChitra, 22km south of Chennai's Adyar River, offers a fantastic insight into South India's traditional arts and crafts. Like a treasure chest of local art and architecture, this jumble of open-air museum, pr…