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Bazaar Trail Walking Tour in George Town
"We will meet outside of Anderson Church at 4:30 pm and start this 2.5-hour walking tour. From being the Black Town to becoming a bustling wholesale market George Town in Chennai has seen it all. A market place where practically anything that can be legally sold can be bought for the right price. The tour is mostly on foot with a short stretch in an auto-rickshaws or some people call it local tuk-tuk that w narrow lanes fascinating history and mesmerizing images are welcoming you to experience the colorful and rich culture.""""Visit a bustling market place and streets teeming with life and color in Chennai. Walk through the George Town and discover fascinating stories of the everyday life of local people. From being the Black Town to a vibrant wholesale market
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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
From $49.00

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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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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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Kapaleeshwarar Temple

In front of the Kapaleeshwarar Temple entrance is the temple tank, which is full of carp (or possibly catfish. Opinions vary). Many people come to feed the fish with packets of fish food (puffed rice)...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Indian Rock Python

DISTRIBUTION: Pythons are found throughout India in scrub jungle and rain forest. Forages after dark on river edges, forests and in and around human settlements. DIET: Feeds mainly on birds, jackals,...
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St Andrew Cathedral

Also called `the Queen of Scottish Churches in the East,' St Andrew's Church is one of the finest specimens of Georgian architecture in the Indian sub-continent. The Church, also known as 'the...
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