City Guide – Chennai

A glimpse into Chennai

Welcome to Chennai, the keeper of south Indian artistic, religious and culinary tradition. We, Globe Moving, Chennai, greet you with our humble namaskarams. The heritage-rich city, known to welcome its visitors with an open heart and a wishing hand, is one of the biggest cultural, economic and educational centers in south India. Chennai pointed as the safest city in India is also the fourth-most populous urban build-up bearing a population of over 8.9 million people. Also, the fourth largest city, Chennai boasts the title as "one of the top ten cities in the world to visit in 2015." It is also among the "most visited Indian cities" by foreign tourists. With opportunities flowing in from multi-industry sectors; employees, professionals, and students from every corner of the country relocate to Chennai during every month of the year. The city is yummy too, Chennai's food is ranked second best in the world by the National Geographic.

Facts and Figures of Chennai

Population: 8,917,749

Density: 17,000/km2

Area: 426 km2(Megacity) & 1,189 km2(Metro)

Official Language: Tamil

Demonym: Chennaiite

First settled: 1639

Why Chennai?

Chennai is a place where life seems safe, smooth and traditional. The sprawl of city houses world-class shopping centers and brand outlets of international standards with a wide range of other shopping options. Women are well respected here making it a safer place for them to be themselves. People enjoy the freedom of life in Chennai and has many places to puff out their stress adrenaline.

Main Attractions

Chennai has a lot to offer you in this regard. But, it requires you to commit some time and effort to get a piece of what it has. Explore below its surface, and you come across unique experiences that many other cities cannot offer you. Art and architecture, scenic places and historical spots, romantic parks and roof-top restaurants; Chennai is a mix of culture and entertainment. Semmozhi Poonka, Marina Beach, Besant Nagar Beach, and engaging shopping malls are other places for a hangout in Chennai. ECR beaches are yet another paradise for those who like going to secluded/private beaches. Marina is the second largest urban beach in the world. Mahabalipuram, the temple city is a short drive of 60 km from and is often visited by tourist


Nicknamed as “The Detroit of India,” Chennai is one of the largest city economies of the country. It’s home to 40% of India’s total automobile industry and 45% of auto components manufacturing, yielding open routes to international markets. Chennai is also India’s health capital. It attracts 45%of health tourists visiting the country and almost 40% of the domestic health tourists. The city also hosts major IT industries accounting for 14% of India’s total software exports. Many of the IT companies’ have their largest bases in Chennai and is selected by Smart City Mission as one of the 100 Indian cities to be developed as a smart city.

Best Packers and Movers in Chennai

Globe Moving is considered as one of the best packers and movers in Chennai to make your packing and moving to Chennai a seamless one. We peek and poke to churn out the best solutions for you all the time.

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