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"Private Chennai Tour: San Thome Church
"You will meet your guide in your hotel lobby in Chennai at 8:30 am and proceed first to visit the Government Museum Complex Art and bronze Gallery. After this you will take a drive through historic parts of Chennai including George Town and see Chennai Egmore railway station.Next
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"Private Day Tour: Chennai City Tour of Museum
"You will be picked up from your hotel in Chennai by 9:30 am and proceed for this exciting Chennai city tour with your local tour guide.First you will explore St. George Fort located on the banks of the Bay of Bengal. Historically know as a white town It was built by the British East India Company in 1640 AD. The fort is believed to be the first establishment of the British in India. It is a military architecture marvel and now the fort is serving as the administrative headquarters of the legislative assembly of the state of Tamil Nadu. The most popular structures inside the fort include St. Mary's Church
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"Evening at the Beach in Chennai: Marina Beach
"After pickup from your Chennai hotel in the late afternoon you’ll be whisked away from the hustle and bustle of the city and taken to the beach of your choice. At the end of your beach experience you’ll be conveniently taken back to your hotel. Elliot's BeachKnown as Besant Nagar Beach or ‘Bessie’ this popular beach in Chennai’s Besant Nagar neighborhood is a calm and tranquil place ideal for lounging and sun bathing.Soak up the relaxing scenic atmosphere and head to some of the beach’s landmarks like the 20-year-old Velankanni Church; Ashtalakshmi Temple dedicated to goddess Lakshmi; and the Schmidt Memorial
From $14.00

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Marina Beach

Marina Beach was a pleasant area in Madras where to have a walk. I walked all along this Marina and saw many interesting tourist attractions, such as the Fort Museum, statues devoted to Gandhi, the...
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Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram, also known as Mamallapuram, is the one of the archaeological marvels created by Pallavas of South Indian dynasty. It is was also an ancient port city, situated south of Chennai city....
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Kapaleeshwarar Temple

The Kapaleeshwar Temple is possibly the oldest temple in the city and is located in the Mylapore district of Chennai. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Kapaleeshwar Temple is characteristic of the...
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Government Museum

And this one is strictly for children. Located inside the complex of Government Museum it has different sections to give a glimpse of the Indian and World culture to children in a way they would like...
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Fort St George

Another fascinating structure here is the Flagstaff at the front of the fort, where the National Flag flies with all its glory at a height of 150 feet. It is the tallest flag pole in the country. The...
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Fort St George Museum

The Fort Museum exhibits the items of the British rule. This building was completed in 1795 and first housed the office of the Madras Bank. The hall upstairs was the Public Exchange Hall and served as...
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Zoo

Almost outside of Chennai there is a big zoo. (Don't ask which direction... Rather near to the airport was it, I think.) It is good place for a whole day trip. The walking paths in the zoo are rather...
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Chennai Snake Park

Guindy Snake Park, next to the Guindy National Park. See the deadly King Cobra, pythons and vipers as well as other reptiles. There is a Children's Park adjacent with collections of animals and birds....
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San Thome Cathedral

In the crypt of San Thome Cathedral is said to be a small bone from Saint Thomas' hand and the weapon that killed him. In the 10th century, a group of Nestorian Christians from Persia (Iran)...
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DakshinaChitra

On the ECR road is a quaint place called Dakshinchitra that showcases the various cultures and lives in the 5 southern states of India. It makes for a very interesting way to spend a day at Chennai, a...
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Edward Elliot's Beach

Also known as the Besant Nagar beach, I find it to be the best of the all public beaches in Chennai. Not only the locality around is great but also it offers lots of good eateries (both local and...
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Cholamandal Artists' Village

We have been seeing this place everytime we go on the ECR from Sholinganallur to Thirubanmiyur..but was waiting for an occasion to step in. What better occasion than when my friends were here last...
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Ramakrishna Temple

This temple, located just down the road from the Kapaleeshwarar Temple in southern Chennai, is dedicated to Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, one of the great religious leaders of India. A unique feature of...
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Ashtalakshmi Temple

Ashtalakshmi temple is situated near the Elliots beach in Beasant Nagar. This temple was constructed on the wishes of Sri Mahaa Periyavaal of Kanchi Mutt, Sri Chandrasekara Saraswati Swamigal. This...
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