Cruises from Chennai
Chennai, formerly known as Madras, located on the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal, is the capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is a major commercial, cultural, and educational centre in South India. Its gorgeous golden sands draw innumerable tourists especially during the evenings. The British East India Company's St.
George Fort, with its 50 m high flag pole, and which contains the Fort Museum, today serves as the home of the legislative assembly. The attractions of the city boast fine specimens of Raj architecture, pilgrimage sites connected with the apostle Doubting Thomas, and superb Chola bronzes in its state museum.