The east coast has a stretch of many amazing and serene beaches in coastal cities and towns that include Chennai, Visakhapatnam, and many other places in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Orissa. Chennai is known as the beach town of India as it exhibits the true beauty of the Bay of Bengal especially on the popular Marina beach. The other popular beach destinations on this coast include Mahabalipuram, Tranquebar, Kovalam, Poompuhar and Kanyakumari. Kanyakumari is located at the southern tip of the country, where there is an amalgamation of the three oceans. A beautiful image of this confluence of the Arabian sea, the Bay of Bengal and Indian Ocean can be seen from Kanyakumari Beach.