Dakshina Chitra

DakshinaChitra is an exciting cross cultural living museum of art, architecture, lifestyles, crafts and performing arts of South India.You can explore 17 heritage houses, amble along recreated streetscapes, explore contextual exhibitions, interact with typical village artisans and witness folk performances set in an authentic ambience.DakshinaChitra literally means – “a picture of the south”.Take a glimpse of DakshinaChitra through an interesting easy to browse map.DakshinaChitra is in Chennai (Madras) in Southern India.

Craft Shop Left To The Entrance

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Crocodile Bank-Mamallapuram

Over the years the Croc Bank has developed into a world renowned public institution with strong community and government support at the local and national level. Apart from its commitment to the research and conservation of herpetofauna, it is a recognized centre for environmental education and public awareness with a wide audience across Asia. As a conservation NGO, our motto has been to maintain a relatively small but potent operation, dynamic in action and prolific in results.

You Can Purchase T-shirts and Other Soft Toys Here

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Snake Park & Crocodile Bank-Chennai

Long back i visited to this place with my friend,its very near to my home,Just opposite to Anna University ,Next to Cancer Institute,Guindy.This is the best place to visit with kids and Children park is beside this snake park.Entry fee is minimal,for foreign national it will be little bit more,camera is allowed,we have to pay 10 INR,for video recording it will be little bit more.Snake Park had on display 23 species of Indian snakes, all three species of Indian crocodilians, four exotic species of crocodiles, three Indian species of turtles / tortoises and six species of the larger Indian lizards making a total of 39 species.The snakes are all housed in glass-fronted reptile-friendly and visitor-friendly cages.

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