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  • Marina Beach

    Marina Beach

    Stretching 13 kilometres in length from St. George Fort to Mahabalipuram, Marina Beach enjoys the limelight of both tourists and locals for being the second longest (urban) natural beach in the world. Witness cricket matches, fish markets, children flying kites and astrologers at the beach side as you take a ...

    Beach Landmark
  • Fort St George

    Fort St George

    Built by the British East India Company in 1640, Fort St. George was the first fortress in India founded in the year 1644. It houses the famous St Mary’s Church (an ancient Anglican Church), a museum (contains antics and artefacts from British Rule) and Wellesley House (paintings of the Fort ...

    Monument Landmark
  • Broken Bridge

    Broken Bridge

    As the name suggests, Broken Bridge collapsed in 1977 due to strong river currents and since then has never been reconstructed. What was initially developed to assist fishermen to cross their path from Santhome Beach to Elliot's Beach via tricycles and rickshaws has now become one of the popular tourist ...

  • Senate House

    Senate House

    Located in the campus area of Madras University, the Senate House is well-designed. Conceived by the genius architect Robert Fellowes Chisholm, it is one of the most stunning buildings in Chennai. Flanked by four towers and domes painted in earthy colours, the monument is a perfect example of the Indo-Saracenic ...

    Monument Landmark
  • Madras High Court

    Madras High Court

    Chennai’s major landmark, Madras High Court is close to Marina Beach and St George Fort at the Parry's corner. It is highly acknowledged by tourists and locals alike as it was one amongst the three High Courts that were prevalent in pre-Independent times under Queen Victoria’s rule in the 19th ...

    Monument Landmark