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Chennai Tourist Tips

Telephone Code : India (044) International (+91)
Pin Code: 600001 to 600113
Best Time to Visit : November to February
Local Transport: Taxies, city buses, local trains, cycle rickshaw
Foreign Exchange Offices: Doshi Housing Limited-Corporate Office
  Doshi Towers
  9th Floor, 156 Poonamalee High Road,
  Kilpauk, Chennai -600010.
  Email Id: info@doshihousing.com
  Phone no :91 - 44 - 43539150 / 43539160

Shopping Tips


The people of Chennai are extremely polite and hospitable.

Getting around

By autorickshaw, cycle, rickshaw, bus, local train, cabs.

Best clothing and accessories required

Light cottons throughout the year are the most recommended clothes for the tourists to Chennai. Drink water bottle, and a handkerchief however are must irrespective of the season it is visited.


The most sought after item in Chennai are the hand-woven silk saris called Kanchipuram. Other souvenirs include silver, copper, bronze and wood objects available in various Government emporia and private stores and irresistible jewelry made of uncut stones.