Madras Day: These 5 things make Chennai so special

It's Madras Day today!

Madras Day: These 5 things make Chennai so special

Chennai: It's Madras Day today!

It's celebration time as Madras turns 378 on Monday.

What is Madras Day?

Basically, Madras Day is a festival organised to commemorate the founding of the city of Madras (now Chennai) in Tamil Nadu, India. 

It is celebrated on 22 August every year.

On the occasion of Madras Day, we list here 5 amazing things that make Chennai so special; check these out:-

Cooperative nature of citizens

People of Chennai are known for their down-to-earth nature, simplicity and civility.


Chennai is superbly rich when it comes to food. The city is known for a number of food items which are famous around the world.


Chennai's culture is full of movies. One can't imagine Chennai without movies; it's like body without soul.

After all, it's 'Thalaiva' Rajini sir's home here!

Tourist places

If you begin talking about tourist sites in Chennai, there will be no end to it.

From Marina Beach to Kapaleeshwarar Temple to Fort St. George, there are several places-to-be in this amazing city.


Concerts, drama shows, exhibitions and what not! Chennai is known for its rich culture. Every day there is one or other concert, drama show, contest or exhibition happens in this beautiful city.