Chennai has its own beauty of nature sited on the coromandel coast region of Bay on Bengal. Being born and brought up in the city I have love everything about this city. From it scenic view of Marina Beach to its busy street of city. If you are a person who loves capturing the beauty of Chennai, then here are list of location you must check out to take a perfect snaps to added on to your collections.

Sunrise/Sunset Photography locations in Chennai:

Marina Beach in Chennai

  • All the beaches in Chennai especially Marina Beach.
  • Places along east coast road
  • Broken Bridge, Adyar river estuary, Besant nagar
  • Covelong beach
  • Nettukuppam beach
  • New beach, Kottivakkam
  • Muttukadu Boat house
  • Chetput lake -It is renovated

For Temple Photography:

Kapaleeswarar temple
Kapaleeswarar temple

Kapaleeswarar temple

  • Kapaleeswarar temple
  • Ashtalakshmi Temple, Besant Nagar
  • Thyagaraja Temple, Tiruvottiyur
  • Marundeeswarar temple, Thiruthuraipoondi
  • Shirdi sai baba temple, Mylapore
  • Parthasarathy temple, triplicane
  • Anjaneyaswami Temple, Nanganallur

For Shooting Monuments and Heritage Places:

  • Mahabalipuram
  • Cholamandalam artist village along East Coast road
  • Dakshinchitra a heritage village along east coast road
  • St. Thomas Basilica
  • RamaKrishna Mutt, Mylapore
  • Isckon Temple on east coast road
  • Armenian church
  • Rippon Building
  • Karl Schmidt Memorial
  • Statue of Labour or Triumph of Labour
  • Valluvar Kottam
  • Madras War Cemetery
  • Madras High Court Building
  • Madras Museum
  • Chennai Egmore station
  • Vivekanandar Illam

For Shooting Nature and Greenery:

IIT Madras campus
IIT Madras campus
  • IIT Madras campus
  • Semmozhi poonga
  • Vandaloor zoo
  • Chetput lake
  • Guindy national park
  • Adyar Eco park
  • Secretariat Park, Chennai
  • The Huddleston Gardens of Theosophical Society
  • Anna Nagar Tower park

For Shooting Birds Around Chennai:

Pulicat bird sanctuary
Pulicat bird sanctuary
  • Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary – 90 kms from Chennai
  • Pulicat Bird Sanctuary – About 100 kms from Chennai
  • Vandalur Zoo – There is a big lake inside the zoo, migratory birds arrive there
  • Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary
  • Guindy zoo in Chennai.
  • IIT Madras Campus

For Shooting Wildlife Around Chennai:

Vandaloor Zoo

  • Vandaloor Zoo
  • Gunidy zoo
  • IIT Madras campus

For Shooting Busy Market Places:

Kasimedu Fish Market

Flower market, George town

  • Royapuram Fishing harbour
  • T. Nagar
  • Flower market, George town
  • Pondy Bazaar
  • Sowcarpet, Mint street
  • Anna nagar, Shanthi Colony

For Photography Inside Malls:


  • Express Avenue malls
  • Phoenix Mall
  • Fountain Plaza
  • Abirami Mega mall
  • Chennai Citi center
  • Spencer plaza

For Panoramic City View Shooting:

  • St. Thomas Mount
  • Light house local station or station just before or after
  • Kathipara flyover
  • Light House
  • Trisulam


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