Chennai is located on the Bay of Bengal in eastern India, is the capital of the Tamil Nadu state. Chennai is the city for you to be on a holiday. Chennai is not only the 4th largest Indian city but it is the 36th metropolitan city the world over. The rich heritage and tradition of the city are the reasons for it being referred to as the cultural capital of India. Chennai was established by the British during the 17th century. Chennai has a great historical past that is evident from some of the famous constructions in the city that stand the test of time to prove that the city is much more ancient than its accounted years.