Maps-India provides tourist maps on all aspects of travel and tourism in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, including Chennai Tourist Attractions Map. Chennai, the state capital and one of the four major metropolitan cities in India, is a major tourist destination and business center of the country. The city, formerly known as Madras, holds a lot of historical significance that is reflected in the numerous temples, shrines, palaces and forts scattered around the city. This metropolitan city is a beautiful blend of the traditional Indian culture and modern technological advancement. The major tourist attractions of Chennai have been pointed out on the Map on Chennai Tourist Attractions. The Marina Beach is the second longest beach in the world. The Parthsarthy Temple is famous for the beauty of its arched gateway and architecture. Santhome Cathedral is an important pilgrimage center. The first estate of the British Empire in India, Fort St. George is the most powerful symbol of the British Imperialist expansion in the country.