Known as the ‘Capital of the South’ Chennai (Madras) has always been seen as one of India’s more reserved big cities, but things are changing. In recent years’ luxury hotels, shiny boutiques and cosmopolitan cafés and restaurants have sprung up.
Visit the historic hub of the city with its jumble of streets, bazaars and the British fort of St George. Explore the different neighbourhoods that make up Chennai, and where the religious traditions of the area are still strong. Don’t just pass though; linger for a while and let Qatar Airways Holidays show you just how special Chennai is.