Chennai International Airport (IATA: MAA, ICAO: VOMM) is an international airport serving the city of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India and its metropolitan area. It is located in Tirusulam, 5.3 km from the chrompet. It is the fourth busiest airport behind Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru airport and the 50th busiest airport in Asia as of 2017. The airport handled over 20 million passengers in the fiscal year 2017-18.The domestic and the international terminals are named after former chief ministers of Tamil Nadu K. Kamaraj and C. N. Annadurai respectively. It was the first airport in India to have international and domestic terminals located adjacent to each other. This airport serves as the regional headquarters of the Airports Authority of India for South India comprising the states of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, and Kerala and the union territories of Puducherry and Lakshadweep.
Thiruneermalai is a panchayat town in Chennai in Kancheepuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. This place is very close to Thirumudivakkam.
The second largest beach in the world Marina Beach extends up to 13km. Marina Beach is on of the major tourist attractions in Chennai. Marina Beach is a place on earth with heavenly beauty.s, toys etc. Owing to a strong undercurrent, unfortunately, swimming is forbidden at this beach. Though afternoons can be very hot especially during the summer season in Chennai, evenings and early mornings allow you to experience the cool waves and winds as you sit and relax at the beach. You will also find a rare species of olive ridley sea turtles at the beach since it lies on the extreme stretch of coast
Arignar Anna Zoological Park is one of the modern and scientifically managed zoos spread over an area of 602 hectares (1,490 acres), including a 92.45-hectare (228.4-acre) rescue and rehabilitation centre, the park is the largest zoological park of the country located at Vandalur, Chennai (12.87917°N, 80.08167°E).
As per purana stories Lord Murugan worshipped Shiva linga at this place before he reached Thiruthani. As per purana Asura called Tharagasuran was troubling the Devas. Lord Murugan came with his army and fought with him at Thiruporur. Finally in the war Murugan quelled the Asura. After the intense war Lord Murugan wanted to go to Thiruthani to calm himself. On the way to Thiruthani he saw a small hillock and stayed there itself for few days. While he stayed at the hillock he created Shiva linga and worshipped every day. That Shiva is called as Kandhazheswarar and that is there in the foot hill of Kundrathur. As Kandan (Lord Murugan) worshipped Shiva he is called as Kandhazheswarar. There is a saying in tamil that wherever there is a hillock or mountain Lord Murugan will be there. After few days Murugan started from here and resided at Thiruthani. This temple was constructed by Kulonthunga Chola.