Chennai also known by its former name Madras is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal, it is the biggest cultural, economic and educational centre of south India. According to the 2011 Indian census, it is the sixth most populous city and fourth-most populous urban agglomeration in India. Here are few best places to visit in chennai tour package. India's largest beach is right around the corner when one is in Chennai.