Anna Memorial in Chennai

With parks and aquariums, Anna Memorial is a great weekend getaway for kids.

With parks and aquariums, Anna Memorial is a great weekend getaway for kids. | Photo credit: Rasnaboy/wikimedia

Anna Memorial Overview

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Located on Marina beach in Chennai, Anna Memorial was built in the honour of the great Dravidian leader Arinzar Annadurai as well as former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, C. N. Annadurai whose cremation was done here in 1969. The memorial is situated in the midst of a lush green park.

As soon as you reach here, you will be welcomed by an arch that is shaped like an elephant tusk. Boasting of a huge area of 510 hectares, the memorial has a museum, safari park, aquarium and animal house.

Anna Memorial, also known as Anna Square can be a good weekend getaway for your family as it has parks and aquariums to keep kids entertained.

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Location

On Marina Beach, Chennai