The population of most modern cities in the world have started crossing the 10 million mark. The pollution levels in most cities are a matter of serious concern. The development of parks as lung spaces for cities needs is the need of the hour. Chennai has been doing reasonably well in the last two decades in sprucing up existing parks and adding new ones. 8 such attractions are covered in this article. There is one park in the heart of the city that looks like a hill resort once you are inside. Many residents of Chennai do not know about this park (Semmozhi Poonga) though it is near the iconic Gemini Flyover. Anna Nagar Tower Park is another notable place worth spending some time.