Things you never know of chennai or known as Madras
Chennai is the gateway of south India. well we all know about most recent happening in chennai from cinema to chennai super king ,Madras to chennai with metro , i agree that i really dont know to give best a best introduction to namma chennai but i am sure that i gathered some worthy information which some of may know or may not ,i tried my best to collect information if any data in the post is wrong please do let me know .
1.It holds the worlds most three oldest Medical and Engineering College .
College of Engineering ,Guindy established in the year 1794 with eight students at St. George fort by Michael Topping
Madras Medical College,Chennai was established 1835 to treat the sick British soldiers by east India company
In its Surrounding it also has
2.It has a Cricket Club from the 1845 named Madras Cricket Club and also has ipl most sucessful franchise Chennai super king .
4. The HOTEL which invented Chicken 65 is located in Chennai Buhari Hotel.
5. Chennai has more than 400 temples.
6.India’s first Anglican church is located in Chennai at Fort St George ,it also the oldest British building in India and Chennai also has more than 200 church in it .
7.Mint Street it is the worlds second largest street with a length of 2.6km which is also located in Chennai.
8.More than 35000 people get employed in Chennai every year.
9.It is City with most Two wheeler in india but Chennai is the least polluted Metropolitan cities in India and Coimbatore is the cleanest city in India which is also in Tamil Nadu.
10.One of the four National Depository Libraries is located in chennai which receives a copy of every books, newspapers and periodicals published in India ,it is Connemara Public Library at Egmore , Established in 1890 and the largest of the four.
11. The Anna Centenary Library is the currently asia largest library located in chennai.
12. Chennai is also known has city of flyovers .
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13.Almost known to everyone around the globe the worlds second longest beach is located in Chennai it Marina beach.
14.India’s First Book Store in located in chennai.higginbothan’s is the india oldest book in existance located in mount road chennai .
15. India’s oldest railway station in operation is located in chennai the Royapuram railway station started on 28 June 1856.
16.The highest Tourist visited city in india is chennai.
17.It has cancer institute from 1920.
18.India’ first public zoo is located in chennai Arignar Anna Zoological Park located in vandalore.
The White Tiger cub that turned Black with its mother at Arignar Anna Zoological Park, Chennai (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
19. India’s first shopping mall is located in chennai that is spencer plaza in anna salai opened in the year in 1863.
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20.Asia biggest IT park is sipcot again located in chennai previously tidel park also one of that.
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21. The World banks only branch in india is located in taramani chennai.
22.Asia’s first physical education college is YMCA in chennai.
23.Chennai ICF manufacture and export 170 types of train compartment to about 13 countries .
24.Only voted South asia’s best places to go in the world by New york Time is chennai.
25.Top 10 fastest Growing Cities by Forbes
26. The only indian city attacked during world war 1