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8 Best Places to Visit in ECR: The Ultimate Guide!

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2) VGP Marine Kingdom:

ECR is known for its stretch of recreational centres and places offered by the VGP group. They have resorts, theme parks and and also amusement parks. The most recent addition to this list is the VGP Marine Kingdom, which is becoming Chennai’s favourite weekend destination. This Marine Kingdom is India’s first and largest walk-through aquarium housing everything from small to big aquatic animals. In addition to enjoying the colourful fishes and other sea animals, you can also go scuba diving at the Marina Kingdom. Ofcoure, this is offered along with some prior training. A Rs. 650 ticket will get you into the Marine Kingdom, for a day’s fun and amusement.

Apart from the Marine Kingdom, you also have VGP’s Snow Kingdom and VGP’s Universal Kingdom, both of which are very close to the former. Snow Kingdom is an indoor artificial snow atmosphere, which is the best place to escape the Chennai heat. Again, the ticket costs Rs. 650, for a limited period of time. The Universal Kingdom, is yet another amusement park of VGP, with fun and thrilling rides for all age groups. Like the previous two places, the entry into Universal Kingdom also costs the same. Note: the ticket cost for children in all three places is Rs. 550.


Marine Kingdom- 9:30 am to 7:30 pm

Universal Kingdom- 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Snow Kingdom- 10:00 am to 8:00 pm

Address: SH 49, Injambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 600115


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