Chennai, the capital city of Tamil Nadu is considered as one of the most happening cities located in the map of the country, India. This city is a powerful commercial hub as well as an urban center. Due to the presence of a number of automobile industries in this place, the city is tagged as the ‘Detroit of India’. Chennai is the second financial capital of the country, next to Mumbai. In the historic era, the region was under the reign of the Pallavas, the Pandayas, the Cholas. Post independence, the city has been a major center for happenings in the field of politics and religion. According to the census of 2011, the city is tagged as the 6th most populous city of the country and is the 2nd largest exporter in the field of IT in the country. The major rivers which flows through this region are Adyar river and Cooum river.
Chennai central railway station
The Chennai central railway station is the main railway terminus in the Chennai city. This railway station lies in the Southern railway and is one of the prominent railway hubs in South India. The station connects Chennai with major parts of the country such as New Delhi, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Coimbatore, Bhopal, Mumbai, Lucknow, Patna, Kolkata, Varnasi, Jaipur and Hyderabad, to name a few. Nearly 3,50,000 passengers make use of this station each day and one can easily order veg & non veg food at railway station of Chennai Central.
Cuisines of Chennai
The food and variety of veg and non veg food of this city is world renowned. The city of Chennai is famous for its different finger licking dishes. Rice, being a staple diet here is one of the prominent feature of every meal here, be it breakfast, lunch or dinner. Rice is present in one form or shape or the other. The filter coffee of Chennai has its lovers in different parts of the world. Dishes such as Idli & sambhar, dosa, uttappam, umpumav, rice & legumes, saapadu, appalam, pongal, chicken, mutton and fish. The famous sweet dishes of this place include payasam, kesari and boli.
Culture of Chennai
Chennai displays a blend of traditional and cosmopolitan culture. Each and every festival is celebrated here with great zeal. The presence of unique dances, customs and traditions make this place an exclusive one in terms of food as well as lifestyle. The classical dance form, Bharatnatyam traces its origin from this place. The best performances of both music and dance are witnessed by this place.