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Flights from Austin to Chennai
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Airports in Austin
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is the primary airport serving the city of Austin and the Greater Austin Metropolitan area in Texas, United States. It is located about 5 miles away from Downtown Austin. The airport serves over 500 daily flights everyday to more than 60 destinations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Europe. Passengers can enjoy seamless connectivity between Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and the city through public transportation provider (Capital Metro), app-based transportation services, Limousines, rental car companies, charter shuttles and state-authorized taxis.
Chennai (formerly known as Madras) is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is located on the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal, and is one of the leading cultural and economic centers in southern India. Chennai is home to more than one-third of India's automobile industry and is aptly called ‘The Detroit of India.’ The city and its nearby region is home to a wide range of architectural marvels that relate to Dravidian, Agraharam, Indo-Saracenic and other traditional south Indian styles. Some highlights here are the Kapaleeshwarar Temple, the Parthasarathy Temple and Sri Ramkrishna Math.
Things to do in Chennai
The Kapaleeshwarar Temple is dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva and is located in Chennai. The temple is built in Dravidian architecture and dates back to around 7th century CE. Devotees come here to worship the consort of Lord Shiva, Parvati who is called Karpagambal meaning the ‘Goddess of the Wish-Yielding Tree.’
One of the oldest structures in Chennai, the Parthasarathy Temple is a nearly 1300 year old Vaishnavite temple dedicated to the god Krishna. It finds ample praises in by some early medieval Alvar saints from the 6th-9th centuries CE). The name 'Parthasarathy' is a Sanskrit term that implies the 'charioteer of Arjuna' as Lord Krishna in Mahabharat.
Ramakrishna Math is a monastic organization for men brought into existence by Ramakrishna (1836–1886), a 19th-century saint of Bengal. It is the first branch center of the Ramakrishna Order in Southern India and was founded in 1897 by Swami Ramakrishnananda, one of the direct disciples of Ramakrishna.
Best Time to Fly to Chennai
The best time to fly Chennai is the winter season from November to February. Visitors will be treated to a remarkable show of local music and dance as Chennai celebrates its chief cultural festival- Pongal during this time.