• Tour code: 18568P6
  • Location: Chennai, India
  • Duration: 5 hours (approx.)
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Discover the heritage of Chennai (Madras) on a 5-hour tour that features the diverse architecture found in the city. You'll see prime examples of Indo-Saracenic style, which flourished in the 19th century as British architects combined Britain Gothic styles with India's Indo-Islamic architecture. Includes pickup and drop-off, and private transportation.

Highlights

  • Informative, friendly, and professional driver
  • Family Friendly
  • Understand about the influences of Indian and British traditions on Chennai's architecture
  • See buildings with Gothic, Islamic, and Hindu characteristics
  • Learn about Chennai's history and culture through the lens of its buildings
  • Includes hotel pickup and drop-off in private air-conditioned vehicle

What You Can Expect

Local Heritage and Architecture Tour of Chennai (Madras)

Madras University in Chennai

Your will be met at 9am and taken in a private air-conditioned vehicle through Chennai. As you stop at a number of buildings, hear informative commentary about the melding of architectural influences from Hindi, Islamic and Gothic sources.

See important buildings such as the Madras High Court, State Bank of India, General Post Office, Metropolitan Magistrate Courts, Southern Railway Headquarters, and the Ripon Building. Then continue to landmarks like the Victoria Public Hall, Senate House, Victoria Hostel, Government Museum, National Art Gallery, and more.

Your tour ends with hotel drop-off around 2pm.

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