About George Town, Chennai
George Town is located on the Eastern Coastal Plains of Chennai city. One of the leading commercial centers in the city, the region lies on the eastern edge of the city and at an equi distance from the northernmost and southernmost outskirts. The region is quite congested and is marked with heavy traffic.
The place is rich in institutions like clubs, hospitals, colleges and cinema halls. Sea Farers Club, Gymkhana Club, Nehru Hospital, Vikram Hospital, Bhatt Hospital, Government Dental College, Chennai College, Bharati Women Arts College, Crown Cinema, Padmanabha Cinema, Blue Star Cinema, etc are some renowned institutions of the region. One will find some of the crowded market places of Chennai in George Town, Burma Bazar that lies close to the Raja Salai Road is one such place. Geogrge town is an important locality of Chennai, and serves as a noted shopping destination.
Plethora of attractions adorns the region of George Town. Fort St. George complex is one of the most popular tourist attractions. Other attractions worth visiting are Kandaswamy Temple, St. Mary's Church, Shree Gujarati Swetamber and Fort St. George. George Town welcomes its guest by offering comfortable accommodations like Picnic Hotel and The Sindoori Hotel.
An extensive network of roads and railways connects the place with the rest of the city. If you prefer to travel by bus, there are two bus stands: Broadway Bus Stand and High Court Bus Stand. Though they are often over crowded. Railways connect George Town with the city suburbs. Chennai Central Railway Station that lies in the vicinity of George Town is the main railway station. Chennai Airport is the nearest airport for George Town and is some 16 km away.