The Westin Chennai Velachery

Strategically located in the fast-growing commercial hub of Chennai – Velachery, The Westin Chennai is just 15 minutes from the Chennai International Airport and offers easy accessibility to major corporations, Chennai Trade Centre and shopping & leisure destinations. Be renewed to explore the livewire ‘Cultural Capital of South India’- Chennai; with a refreshing stay and energizing experience at The Westin Chennai.

Chennai

Chennai (formerly known as Madras) is the capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It has a population of about 7 million people. Almost 10% of all of the people in the state live in Chennai. The city is the fourth largest city of India. It was founded in 1661 by the British East India Company. The city is on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal.

Chennai is the automobile capital of India. It is also referred as the Detroit of South Asia. The 12 km (7 mi) long Marina Beach in Chennai, is one of the longest beaches in the world. Today, it is a big commercial and industrial center. The city has much cultural heritage. The temples, shrines, forts and palaces of the city combine its past with the present.

Chennai became the capital of Madras state the India became independent in 1947. The state was later renamed as Tamil Nadu is 1968.

Chennai has a tropical wet and dry climate. The city lies on the thermal equator and is also on the coast, which prevents extreme variation in seasonal temperature. … The city gets most of its seasonal rainfall from the north–east monsoon winds, from mid–October to mid–December.

Attractions in Chennai are Marina Beach, Sri Parthasarathy Temple, Santhome Cathedral, Saint Thomas Mount, Corporation Complex, Government Museum, George Town, Valluvar Kottam.

Chennai is connected by airways, railways and roads with all the major towns of the country.