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Porur Lake

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Porur Lake (also called Retteri in local language), located on the fringes of the suburb of Porur in south-west Chennai, is a primary water resource for people residing in Chennai. It is actually a temporary catchment area connected with Chembarambakkam Lake. There are four filters working 24x7 to pump water to K.K.Nagar double tank distribution point. Bathing, Washing and/or Swimming is currently prohibitted in this lake from 1995. A better view of the lake can be appreciated from the Chennai bypass

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Agaya Gangai

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Agaya Gangai (Tamil: ஆகாய கங்கை) waterfalls are located in Kolli Hills of the Eastern Ghats. Panchanathi, a jungle stream, cascades down as the Agaya Gangai (En:Ganges of Sky), near the Arapaleeswarar temple atop the Kolli Hills in Namakkal district, Tamil Nadu. It is a 300 feet (91 m) waterfall of the river Aiyaru situated close to Arapaleeswarar temple. It is located in a valley that is surrounded by mountains on all sides.

The caves of Korakka Siddhar and Kalaanginatha Siddhar are situated near the Agaya Gangai waterfalls inside the forest area.

Tada Falls

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Ubbalamudugu Falls (also called Tada Falls) is a waterfall located to the North of Sricity in the Chittoor district of India. Coming under the Buchinaidu kandriga and Varadaiahpalem mandals the falls are located 80 kilometres (50 mi) from Chennai and 35 kilometres (22 mi) from Srikalahasti.

The falls are located in a forest called the Siddulaiah Kona. The relation to Lord Shiva ensures that the festival of Maha Shivaratri is a common time for people to visit.

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Pallikaranai Wetland

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Pallikaranai wetland is a freshwater swamp in the city of Chennai, India. It is situated adjacent to the Bay of Bengal, about 20 kilometres (12 mi) south of the city centre, and has a geographical area of 80 square kilometres (31 sq mi). Pallikaranai marshland is the only surviving wetland ecosystem of the city and is among the few and last remaining natural wetlands of South India.

Nagalapuram Falls

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Nagalapuram the temple town is built at the time of Krishnadevaraya of Vijayanagara Empire regime in memory of his mother Nagala Devi. Hence, it became Sri Nagalapuram. Before the change of its name to Nagalapuram, this village was known as Harigandapuram.

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Elliot Beach

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Marina Beach

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Marina Beach (Tamil: மரினா கடற்கரை) is an urban beach in the city of Chennai, India, along the Bay of Bengal, part of the Indian Ocean. The beach runs from near Fort St. George in the north to Besant Nagar in the south, a distance of 13 km (8.1 mi), making it the longest urban beach in the country and the world's second longest. The Marina is primarily sandy, unlike the short, rocky formations that make up the Juhu Beach in Mumbai. The average width of the beach is 300 m (980 ft) and the width at the widest stretch is 437 m (1,434 ft).

Chetpet Lake

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Chetput (Tamil: சேத்துப்பட்டு) (aka Chetpet) is a locality in Chennai. It is served by Chetput station in the Beach-Tambaram line of Chennai Suburban Railway. Chetput has a picturesque pond between the Chetput railway station and the Poonamallee High Road, one of the last surviving natural water bodies in the city. It is the locality in Chennai where the mathematician Ramanujan died

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Kotturpuram Adyar River

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Kotturpuram (Tamil: கோட்டுர்புரம் ) is a locality in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu, India. Located on the south bank of the Adyar River, it is easily identified on satellite maps, being situated on a prominent northward bend of the river. It consists mostly of residences and sports clubs. It has developed into a working class residential community since the 1980s.

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