Elliot’s beach is also well-known as Besant Nagar beach. It is named after the former governor of Chennai, Edward Elliot, during British times. It is considered as the cleanest beach of Chennai. It is less crowded compared to Marina beach. The evenings here are cognizant as the young crowd gathers here socially. One can enjoy the tranquillity of this beach from the busy life of Chennai.
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The Schimdt Memorial, a white building dedicated to the Dutch sailor Karl Schmidt, is the most recognizable structure of the beach. Located at the south end of Marina beach, Besant Beach has numerous food stalls. The Velankanni Church and the Ashthalakshmi temple are situated next to the shore line of the beach.
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