Shirdi Sai Baba Temple
The Shirdi Sai Baba Temple in close vicinity of our hotel shelter in Mylapore, Chennai has got huge followers, thronging every single day to offer prayer. The statue was made out of marble and the temple offers FREE meals which are all worth a finger licking experience.
Arulmigu Kapaleeswarar Temple
Arulmigu Kapaleeswarar Temple, located in Mylapore has got a great history for itself. The lord is Arulmigu Kapaleeswarar and the Goddess is Arulmigu Karpagambal. ‘Kapalam’ means bowl of skull. Lord Shiva or Eswara is standing with ascetic’s bowl of skull in his hand. The locality Mylapore has been named as the goddess worshipped the lord as in the form of Mayil, which means Peacock. The temple itself a great landmark for the locality in Chennai. It is just a few minute walkable distance from our hotel.
Sri Ramakrishna Math
Sri Ramakrishna Math located in Mylapore, Chennai was started by the year 1897 by Swami Ramakrishnananda, a direct disciple of Ramakrishna. The math abodes an universal temple, a marvel of wonder for sure carved out of marbles. The math is just a few minute walk from our hotel
Adyar Eco Park
Adyar Eco Park or Tholkappiyar Poonga set up on the Adyar estuary area of Chennai, India, by the Government of Tamil Nadu. just 172 endemic species of plants were planted in the park to serve as habitat for aquatic, terrestrial and arboreal species. It is a treat for ornithologists and nature lovers for sure. The park is located within a distance of a kilometer from our hotel.
St. Thomas Cathedral Basilica
San Thome Basilica, located in Santhome, very much closer to Mylapore, is a Roman Catholic minor basilica. Built by 16th century, by Portuguese explorers, upon the tomb of Saint Thomas, who is believed to be one of the 12 apostles of Jesus. From Hotel Shelter the basilica is located within a distance of 1.8 KM.
Marina Beach is a natural urban beach in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, along the Bay of Bengal. It runs for a distance of 6.0 KM making It the longest natural urban beach in the nation. Dotted with statues of historic persons the beach has been visited by many. The beach is located within 3 KM from our hotel.
Are you interested to explore the night sky and being mesmerized by the cosmic shows? Then it’s time to visit the Birla Planetarium, located in Adyar, Chennai, inside Periyar Science and Technology Centre campus. The planetarium is open between 10 AM to 5 PM on all working days apart from Government Holidays. To know more about the planetarium, you could reach them over the phone through the number : +91-44- 2441 0025
Parthasarathy Swamy Temple
Parthasarathy Swamy Temple, located in Thiruvallikeni, as termed as Triplicane in English is an abode of the lord Vishnu. Hotel shelter is located within a distance of 5 Kms from the temple.
Kalakshetra Foundation, an academy of arts and culture dedicated to the preservation of traditional values in arts and crafts of Indian forms, especially in the field of Bharatanatyam and Gandharvaveda music. The Kalakshetra foundation is within 6 KM from our hotel.
Founded by Col. Henry Steel Olcott an American military officer and Madam Helena Blavatsky a Russian occultist, philosopher the Theosophical Society is set amidst a vast expanse of woods on the estuary of Adyar. The Society has got a Buddhist shrine, Bharata Samaja Temple, Church of St. Michael and All Angels, Zoroastrian Temple, a mosque and a Sikh Shrine. The society is located at a distance of within 4 Kms from our hotel.
Named after Edward Elliot, the beach is located in Besant Nagar, Chennai. It forms the end-point of the Marina Beach Shore. The beach is located at a distance of within 6 Kms from Hotel Shelter.
Valluvarkottam is a monument dedicated to Valluvar, a classic tamil poet and philosopher. The monument consists of an auditorium that can accommodate around 3,500 people, a decorative arch, and a Kural Manimandapam where all the 1,330 couplets of Thirukkural are inscribed. The 39 meter high stone car is the hallmark of the monument. Valluvarkottam is located at a distance of within 5 Kms from our hotel.
The Connemara Public Library has been established by 5th December 1896, which is one of the four National Depository Libraries, receiving a copy of all books, newspapers and periodicals published in India. The library is open by 9:00 AM from Monday to Saturday and closes by 7:30 PM, Whereas on Sundays, it is opened during 9:30 AM to 06:00 PM. It is located at a distance of within 6 Kms from our hotel.
Government Museum, Chennai
The Government Museum located in Chennai has been started in 1852, which is the second oldest museum in India after the Indian Museum in Kolkata. It is a museum of human history and culture located in the neighbourhood of Egmore in Chennai. The museum is rich in archeological and numismatic collections, which is located at a distance of within 6 Kms from Hotel Shelter.
National Art Gallery
Sitiuated in Egmore, Chennai, The National Art Gallery is one of the oldest art galleries in India. The gallery was built in 1906 in Indo-Sarsenic architecture and has the paintings from Deccan areas, Thanjavur, Kangra and Rajasthan as well the sandalwood sculptures. The National Art Gallery is just 6 Kms from our Hotel.
The Ashtalakshmi Temple is located on the shorelines near the Elliot’s beach, Besant Nagar Chennai. It obtained its name, because it is dedicated to eight manifestations of goddess Mahalakshmi. The temple is located within 6 Kms from our hotel.