About Chennai City
Things to do
There is a lot to see in Chennai viz temples, churches, mosques, museums, markets, shopping malls, zoos, galleries, but the typical tourist sites are concentrated in Marina Beach
The local time zone is GMT +5.30 hours
Weather & climate
The city of Chennai has a tropical climate. November to February as the climate and weather in Chennai in these months are pleasant and comfortable and perfect for touring and exploring the city.
Chennai is a foodie’s paradise! It serves few of the yummiest vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. While filtered coffee and rice is something that you will find at every nook and corner, there are some food items that you certainly mustn’t miss when you visit Chennai. South India savouries are totally drool-worthy and they’ll leave you craving for more, even when your tummy is full! Make sure that you tick them all off when you are in Chennai!
The currency in India is the Rupee, although you will find that major credit cards are accepted at most larger hotels and restaurants in major cities. Bank notes stay in circulation for a long time in India. Tipping is not customary in India except in the most up-market restaurants, and even then, it's a few rupees rather than a percentage of the bill. Use this currency converter to find out how much the rupee is worth in your currency.
Travelling to the venue
Address: Chennai Trade Centre , Chennai