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Address: Chennai (Madras), India
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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This expansive beach is Chennai's most famous tourist attraction, though...

This expansive beach is Chennai's most famous tourist attraction, though the undercurrent is too strong for all but the strongest swimmers.

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Good experience but little sunny I did lots of shopping it was cheap i tasted sugarcane juice, kulfi , something called sarbath...

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good experience but little sunny I did lots of shopping it was cheap i tasted sugarcane juice, kulfi , something called sarbath...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I enjoy marina beach that are looking very good i went morning time it's very good moment part of my life..

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Been there on Full moon night. After 9.00pm unlike beaches on Mumbai, hardly any people. sound of waves & silver sparkle on water was mesmerizing ! Also visit Jailalita Samadhi on the way. It was open at late night.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic with great people I love the place a lot it really a big beach with lots of street fud I just love it.

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Thank umesh g
Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An excellent beach in Chennai .we can enjoy the beauty of nature here.And an excellent place for morning excerise.we have see sunrise and sunset mustly here.

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Panjim, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A great place should you desire to just unwind after a tiring day or week. The beach is well guarded by police and is thus safe. When not used for political slugfest, it is very very peaceful.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

a long beautiful beach for evening outing. pleasent for all ages. However hygine is not up to mark. Be ware of pickpocketers,and it is not advisable to stay after 8 pm.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Marina beach is very good in so many ways, its a best place for morning excercise and there are so many people come for walking before sun rise,it's very good to see, Evening you will get cool breeze and best moon rays reflection on water - best place for stress buster Weekend you will find so many people in the... More 

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Durgapur, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

i have to walk much at near beach to reach at sea.this is good beach and looking pleasant.lots of shop there for refreshment

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we were told that this is World's second longest beach, but, after we visited this place, we returned with kerchiefs over our mouth, as the beach is strewn with filth, garbage, plastic wastes, dead fishes and human excreta. We visited both in morning and evening, to find it littered by people and vendors. Not at all a good sight... More 

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