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Flights from Minneapolis to Chennai

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Airports in Minneapolis

Minneapolis is served by Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport. This airport is also called the Wold-Chamberlain Field and is located less than 10 miles away from downtown Minneapolis. It offers scheduled nonstop flights to 158 destinations, including 29 international destinations including Canada, Mexico, Europe and the Caribbean. Passengers can avail seamless connectivity to all parts of the city through a superb network of cars, shuttles, taxis, app-based ride services, vans, car rental companies, public transport (including Light Rail Transit and Intercity and Interstate Buses).

Explore Chennai

Chennai (formerly known as Madras) is the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu in India. It serves as one of the major entrance portals into South India and is home to a profound cultural identity. This coastal city is regarded as India’s health capital because it is a significant hub of medical tourism in the country and that it welcomes 45% of medical tourists coming to India. Chennai is the base of regional Tamil film industry Kollywood and most of its celebrities live here. Home to the world’s second longest municipal beachfront, this city is located next to the town of Mahabalipuram that is famous for its 1400-year old ancient temples and rock carvings.

Things to do in Chennai

Marina Beach

Marina Beach is longest beach in India and one of the longest beaches in the world. It runs for 13 kilometers as an urban beach in the city of Chennai along the Bay of Bengal. Some major highlights along the beach are the Chennai Lighthouse and three memorials called the MGR Memorial, Anna Memorial and Jayalalitha Memorial. Marina Beach’s stunning promenade is a visitor’s delight and is dotted with statues of noted historical figures like Mahatma Gandhi, Thiruvalluvar (a famous Tamil poet) and Bharathiyar (pioneer of modern Tamil poetry).

Government Museum

Government Museum is mid-19th century institution spread across 6 buildings and 46 galleries that together represent historical artifacts mostly related to archeology, numismatics, palm-leaf manuscripts, natural history, sculptures and paintings. This museum also includes Connemara Public Library and National Art Gallery, the latter flaunts one of India’s finest examples of Indo-Sarcenic architectural styles.

Parthasarathy Temple

Dating back to 8th century, the Parthasarathy Temple is considered to be one of the oldest (if not the oldest) temple in Chennai. It is dedicated to Lord Krishna and was built by several ruling dynasties over next seven centuries. Its name is derived from two Sanskrit words Partha (implying Arjuna) and Sarathy (the Charioteer or Lord Krishna). This temple centrally features five avataras (or incarnations) of the deity Vishnu.

Best Time to fly to Chennai

The best time to fly Chennai is the winter season from November to February. During this time, the temperature is between 20 and 25 degree Celsius and the city is refreshed by cool sea breezes that blow throughout the day. Visitors will be treated to a remarkable show of local music and dance as Chennai celebrates its chief cultural festival- Pongal during this time. Budget travelers will best served in the summer season. Though it is very hot and humid at over 40 degree Celsius every day, one can choose to enjoy it with discounted hotel and flights rates.