Radisson Blu Hotel Chennai City Centre

Things to Do in Egmore, Chennai


If you’re looking for things to do between meetings, several notable historical attractions lie a few kilometers from the Radisson Blu Hotel Chennai City Centre. Visit the first English fortress built in India at Fort St. George, or explore the ornate temple of Kapaleeswarar, dedicated to Shiva and rebuilt in the 18th century.

Cultural sites:

  • Government Museum Chennai - 0.9 km
    India’s second-oldest museum spans 16 acres filled with folk and contemporary artwork, archaeological wonders and cultural artifacts.
  • Fort St. George - 5 km
    Discover the 17th-century history of colonial India with a tour of the Fort Museum and St. Mary’s Church, one of the oldest British churches in India.
  • Kapaleeswarar Temple - 7 km
    Admire the intricate carvings, impressive architecture and serene reflection pond at this sacred place, dedicated to Shiva and home to several prominent festivals year round.

Family fun:

  • Express Avenue - 2.5 km
    Browse your favorite brands, enjoy dinner and then catch a movie at Express Avenue, one of the area’s largest malls and entertainment destinations.
  • Marina Beach - 6 km
    This lively beach stretches 13 kilometers, making it India’s longest beach as well as an ideal spot to take in the sunrise and browse the souvenir and food vendors.