Chennai in NYT’s ‘52 places to go in 2014’ list

Chennai had been long considered a getaway to popular South Indian travel destinations like Kerala but was overlooked as an attraction in itself.

Updated - May 13, 2016 09:05 am IST

Published - January 12, 2014 03:03 am IST - New York

Chennai has been chosen as one of the 52 places in the world worth a visit this year.

In a list drawn up by the New York Times , ‘52 places to go in 2014,’ Chennai has been placed at number 26.

Chennai had been long considered a getaway to popular South Indian travel destinations like Kerala but was overlooked as an attraction in itself.

The city boasts of being a national cultural capital and home to several dance and music schools.

Featuring at the top of NYT ’s list is Cape Town, South Africa, which has continued to attract tourists from across the globe for its amazing beaches and nightlife.

Other places include Downtown in Los Angeles, Namibia, Seychelles, Ecuador, Arctic Circle, Nepal, and Niagara Falls.

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