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Flights from Newark to Chennai
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Airports in Newark
Newark is served by Newark Liberty International Airport. Located in the city of Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A., it is the primary airport serving the U.S. State of New Jersey. The airport is owned by Cities of Elizabeth and Newark and is managed by Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The airport provides passenger & cargo services to international as well as domestic destinations including Dublin, Beijing, Calgary, Montreal, Delhi, London, Vienna, Amsterdam, Paris, Orlando, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, and more. Passengers can smoothly commute to and from the airport using monorail, buses, car hires, private limousine, and taxi services.
Chennai (formerly known as Madras) is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and is one of the main gateways to the southern region of the country. Located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal in India, it is home to the world’s second longest municipal beachfront and a delightful bouquet of seaside beauty. Chennai doubles up as ‘India's health capital’ because it is a major center of Medical Tourism that receives nearly 45% of all visiting health tourists. The city also wows its visitors with a stellar show of Tamil arts, culture, traditions, architecture and culinary arts.
Things to do in Chennai
Marina Beach is the second longest urban beach in the world. This 12 kilometer long and 0.3 kilometer wide beach is famous for its beautiful sunrises and sunsets. It is dotted with many the British Colonial era buildings like the Senate House and the Chepauk Palace. It would be well worth your time to enjoy traditional snacks like the ‘Sundal’ (made of boiled and spiced lentils), freshly caught fish and Murukku (dry noodles).
Dating back to 8th century AD, the Parthasarathy Temple is considered to be the oldest temple in Chennai. It is dedicated to Lord Krishna and was built over by many ruling dynasties and such exhibits many different architectural styles and inscriptions. This grand temple derives its name from two Sanskrit words, Partha referring to Arjun and Sarathy referring to the charioteer Lord Krishna to symbolize the fact that God guides us through our lives.
Big Mosque (also known as Wallajah Mosque) is a late 18th century historical landmark that commemorates the memory of Nawab Muhammad Ali Walajah. This grand mosque made of grey granite and stands as a delightful example of geometric symmetry and architectural excellence because it is built without steel and wood. It is perhaps the world’s only mosque that features a chronogram engraved in stone that was built by a non-Muslim named Rajah Makkan Lal “Khirad”, who was a Persian and Arabic scholar of regional repute and a private secretary to the Nawab.
Best Time to fly to Chennai
The best time to fly Chennai is the winter season from November to February. The temperature ranges between 20 and 25 Degree Celsius and the city experiences cool sea breezes throughout the day. Chennai also celebrates this time of the year with a stellar a stellar show of music and dance cultural festival, followed by Pongal festival in January. Budget travelers can visit Chennai in the summer season to save on hotel and flight rates. Note that the summers are very hot and humid and the temperatures can easily surpass 40 degree Celsius, and it is thus best to move through the city in early mornings and late evenings for some sightseeing.