Thursday, May 19, 2016

Marina Beach, Chennai

Marina Beach in Chennai along the Bay of Bengal is a natural urban beach. The beach covering a distance of 13 Kms is the longest natural urban beach in India.



This sandy beach has an average width of 300 m. This is a major tourist attraction in the city. This beach is visited by tourist as well as locals.



The memorials and statues along the beach are worth the visit.



22 comments:

rupam sarma said...

Beautiful pics. 2nd pics superb.

Rakesh Vanamali said...

Lovely pictures. Brings back memories of my stay in Chennai

Breathtaking said...

Hello!:) What a lovely long stretch of beach. It looks so peacful and your captures are beautiful. The memorial sculpture for those who lost their lives at sea is magnificent.Enjoy the coming weekend!:)

Al said...

That's a great beach - hard to believe it's in a city.

Chandra@GreenComotion said...

Now you are talking, Rajesh - even I know this place :)
Very nice photo of the statue and other attractions around Marina.
Have a Happy Week ahead!
Peace :)

Lady Fi said...

Pretty beach shots.

AJEYA RAO said...

I remember visiting here a few years ago. Nice pictures.

Thomas Lee said...

300 meter!That's one long walk to the beach

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

I'm imagining the thousands of people who left those footprints in the sand...

Barb said...

I'm always up for a visit to the beach, Rajesh. Anything to get out of the snow for awhile. Happy weekend to you and your family.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

That looks like a great beach.

Nora said...

That is a very big long beach, so nice for the people that live nearby. Great photos.

Joyful said...

Love your beach and sky scenes. Have a wonderful weekend!

Gattina said...

Beautiful, wished I could be there !

NatureFootstep said...

a nice beach :)

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

The figures in the statue look like they're working much too hard at life!

Jeevan said...

Beautiful shots on our world famous Marina beach!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Beautiful beach -- great for walking. I wish I knew more about the memorial.

Alexa T said...

It must be so lovely to have a walk in this beautiful place at the shore... So lovely! A pleasant week ahead!

Forest Dream Weaver said...

Beautiful beach with lots of space to play!

Linda said...

Lovely scenes! The memorial looks interesting.

edenhills said...

Beautiful beach scenes!