Text Box: PLACES OF INTEREST
Places  /  Institutions  available  with in 100 Km  for  study tours

 1.    Chidrens Park Guindy National Park

The smallest National Park of the country situated in the Chennai Metropolitan City arguably is the only National Park set amidst a metro in India. Acting as a lung to Chennai, this National Park boasts of dry evergreen scrubs and thorn forests with a composition of animals viz. Black Buck, Chital, Jackal, Pangolin and a variety of Avi fauna.
2.      Planaterium - Birla Planetarium
 Known as the most modern planetarium in India, Birla Planetarium is located between Adyar and              Guindy at Kotturpuram. Birla Planetarium was built in the memory of B.M. Birla, the famous industrialist and visionary and is therefore known as B.M. Birla Planetarium. Birla Planetarium is the place where the curious students and public can solve their doubts about the mysteries of the outer space. Birla Planetarium is a part of the Periyar Science and Technology Museum. Get to know more about the Birla Planetarium during Chennai Tours. 
 3.      Vandalur Zoo - Chennai Vandalur Zoo
The Arignar Anna Zoological Park, popularly known as the Vandalur Zoo is located in Vandalur, which is about 30 kilometers from Chennai city. Madras has the distinction of having the first public zoo in India as early as 1855. It was originally situated near Park town in the Chennai city.
4.    Mahabalipuram
Mahabalipuram lies on the Coromandel Coast which faces the Bay of Bengal. This is an elegant place to watch which a well established sea port was during the 7th and 10th centuries of the Pallava dynasty. This was the second capital of the Pallavas who ruled Kanchipuram. Formerly, mahabalipuram was known and called as Mahabalipuram. The former name of this place ‘Mahabalipuram’ has a history. A very rude cruel king Mahabali reined this place and in a fierce battle king Mahabali was killed by Lord Vishnu and the place was named after the dead, arrogant kind Mahabali.
 5.    Vedanthangal- Birds Sanctuary
One of the most spectacular breeding grounds in India. Cormorants, herons, storks, pelicans, grebes and many others.The Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary has been protected by the local people for well over 250 years. The sanctuary gets its name from a nearby village and is only 75 Km from Chennai. The bird life (resident & visitors) includes Cormorants, Darters, Herons, Egrets, Open billed Stork, Spoonbill and White Ibis, Little Grebe, Indian Moorhen, Black Winged Stilts, a few migratory ducks and occasionally Grey Pelicans. November to February is the ideal season to visit the sanctuary.