Believed to be as old as 500 BC, Chennai makes an ideal escape for history-lovers. Being there, you can discover amazing old-world charms and rich traditions of South India. Chennai is the birth place of Bharatnatyam – one of the most beautiful classic dance forms. The six hundred year old Sowmya Damodar Perumal Temple is a not-to-miss attraction for lovers of history & cultures. Apart from that, a number of monuments, museums and churches are worth visiting. Literally, this city gives you a closer insight of rich South Indian tradition.