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Fort St. George Tours and Activities

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The British East India Company constructed Fort St. George (their first fortress in India) in 1640. The 20-foot (6-meter) thick outer walls surround a complex of white colonial structures, known historically as ‘White City,’ including St Mary’s, the oldest Anglican church in Asia.

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Chennai City Sightseeing Tour

Chennai City Sightseeing Tour

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Chennai is full of old heritage buildings, from ancient Pallava-era temples to colonial-era churches and public buildings constructed under British rule. This tour takes you to some of the most interesting structures, from the 7th-century Kapaleeswarar Temple to the 20th-century Ripon Building, all in the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle.
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  • 4 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.44
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$37.44
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Chennai city tour in private car with guide & lunch for a cultural immersion

Chennai city tour in private car with guide & lunch for a cultural immersion

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Spend your day exploring Chennai's cultural hub of Mylapore, with this day tour. Your morning will be spent visiting the iconic 7th-century Kapaleeshwar Temple and the San Thome Basilica, followed by a traditional South Indian lunch in a local restaurant and visit the shrine at Ramakrishna Math, followed by a visit to the 17th-century Fort Saint George before returning to your hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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$95.00
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British Architecture Walk in Chennai

British Architecture Walk in Chennai

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Chennai, formerly known as Madras, was the capital of the Southern British India. Many great monuments were built during the British rule and several of them continue to dominate the skyline of Chennai even today. In this walking tour, we will visit some of the prominent landmarks of Chennai, which were built during the British era in an architectural style blending British as well as Indian elements. We will start at the Central Railway Station and walk to Ripon Building, Southern Railway Headquarters, Victory Memorial, Fort St George, Naper Bridge and finish at Madras University building.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.00
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$26.00
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Private Tour: Half-Day Chennai Sightseeing with Government Museum and Kapaleeshwar Temple

Private Tour: Half-Day Chennai Sightseeing with Government Museum and Kapaleeshwar Temple

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First time in Chennai? Make the most of a private guide and flexible itinerary on this 4-hour sightseeing tour. Unveil the secrets of Chennai’s rich history and heritage as you tour the fascinating Government Museum and admire the 17th-century Fort St George. Then, keep your camera poised as you drive along the scenic Marina Beach and visit the stunning Kapaleeshwar Temple.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$88.00
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$88.00
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Local Heritage and Architecture Tour of Chennai (Madras)

Local Heritage and Architecture Tour of Chennai (Madras)

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Discover the heritage of Chennai (Madras) on a full-day tour that features the diverse architecture found in the city. 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.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.40
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$35.40
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Private Tour to Mahabalipuram from Chennai

Private Tour to Mahabalipuram from Chennai

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Mahabalipuram is an ancient port town known for its 6th-century rock-cut temples, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore exquisite stone statues on this exclusive city tour, which gives an in-depth overview of sites like the famous Five Rathas, a set of Dravidian rock temples, and the Sea Shore Temple, an 8th-century granite shrine facing the Bay of Bengal. Round out the day with visits to DakshinaChitra, a “living museum” dedicated to showcasing South Indian culture, and the Madras Crocodile Bank.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.60
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$45.60
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An extraordinary - UNESCO Monuments Tour to Mahabalipuram from Chennai

An extraordinary - UNESCO Monuments Tour to Mahabalipuram from Chennai

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Travel by private, climate-controlled vehicle to Mahabalipuram, the seaside Tamil Nadu city famous for its UNESCO-listed rock-cut caves and monuments. See impressive, three-dimensional illustrations of the Mahabharata—India’s national epic—cut from colossal stones, and marvel at the ancient coastal Shore Temple. Tours include complimentary hotel pickup and drop-off in Chennai.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$94.32
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$94.32
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Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore

Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore

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Explore Chennai's Mylapore neighborhood with a local guide and learn about the rituals of daily life, hear stories of gods and demons, and gain a deeper understanding of local customs and traditions. This popular walking tour showcases the highlights and the history of this incredible city and is not to be missed.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.14
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$26.14

Mahabalipuram & Kanchipuram in a day from Chennai with Guide & pick up drop

Mahabalipuram & Kanchipuram in a day from Chennai with Guide & pick up drop

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Get a primer on Pallava-style architecture on this full-day private tour to Mahabalipuram and Kanchipuram. Benefit from personal attention and the ability to travel at your own pace while visiting the Ekambareswar and Kailasanathar temples, then a local saree weaver. Moving on to the port of Mahabalipuram, see the Five Rathas, the shore temple, and Arjuna's Penance, learning about them through guided commentary.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$140.40
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$140.40
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Traditional Tamil Brahmin Vegetarian Cooking Lesson with a Local in Her Home

Traditional Tamil Brahmin Vegetarian Cooking Lesson with a Local in Her Home

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Immerse yourself in Indian life and culture on this culinary tour in a local home in Chennai. Learn to prepare several South Indian vegetarian dishes, then sit down with your group and enjoy in the traditional way: on banana leaves. Dishes may include vegetable curry, sambar, rasam, or dosas. You'll learn much more about Indian cooking and culinary culture during this experience than you would by eating in local restaurants.
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  • 3 hours
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$56.16
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$56.16

Chennai Shore Excursion - Full Day Private Chennai City Tour

Chennai Shore Excursion - Full Day Private Chennai City Tour

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Explore the highlights of Chennai on a full-day private tour of the city. See the St. George Museum, St. Mary Church, San Thome Church, Kapaleeshwarar Temple, and the Government Museum, and get photo ops of architectural gems like the Central Railway Station, Parry's Corner, and the High Court.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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$80.00
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$80.00

1-Hour Online Marina Beach Live Guided Tour

1-Hour Online Marina Beach Live Guided Tour

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While Marina is famous for being one of the longest beaches in Chennai, it was also a backdrop for many key events during India’s Independence movement. In this tour we will take you on a walk along the Marina Beach and talk about some of the key personalities and events that helped in India gaining its independence. This is a live and online tour where you will be able to experience the Indian Independence movement at Marina Beach, from the comfort of your home. Our guide will be at the venue and you will join the live and interactive tour via video call over phone.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.00
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$20.00

15 days culture tour of South India in private car & flight with guide & hotels

15 days culture tour of South India in private car & flight with guide & hotels

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In this South India tour over 15 days, guests will experience the unique culture of the 3 South Indian States of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka. We will explore the architectural marvels built by patron Kings over the last 1000 years. We will also unravel the mysteries behind colourful rituals in magnificent temples. World heritage monuments of Mahabalipuram, Brihadeswar temple as well as Hampi will be the key highlights. The tour also includes a blissful 24 hours on a house boat in Kerala over the backwaters of the Arabian Sea!
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  • 15 days
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$2,613.34
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$2,613.34
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Night walk tour Chennai

Night walk tour Chennai

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Chennai is a beautiful city during the day, yet it is even more beautiful at night. Come and join us on this amazing and completely off beat experience of Chennai at night. Experience the urban side of city on this walk, visit local popular hangout places, most prominent, beautiful monuments, ancient and modern buildings and old streets in the beautiful night view of the Chennai city.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$12.28
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$12.28

Trip to Visit Architectural Heritages in Chennai

Trip to Visit Architectural Heritages in Chennai

Chennai is home to the second largest collection of heritage buildings in the country, has more than 2,467 heritage buildings within the city, on this tour traveller can visit some of important attractions
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.64
Price varies by group size
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$48.64
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South India Temple Tour (7 Days)

South India Temple Tour (7 Days)

Your voyage to South India Temples will begin from the colonial port Chennai. Explore the city and advance to visit Kanchipuram the city of thousand temple & Mahabalipuram. Further drive to Pondicherry the French colonial town and visit Aurovil. Continue to visit UNESCO WHS of the Great Living Chola Temples at Gangaikonda Cholapuram, Darasuram & Thanjore. See some largest active temples in India at Trichy and Madurai.
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  • 7 days
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$1,129.00
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$1,129.00
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Chennai Full Day Guided Tour in a Private Car

Chennai Full Day Guided Tour in a Private Car

8-hour guided tour of Chennai and explore the tourist destinations around the city. Complimentary snacks at a local restaurant.A Chennai that covers popular landmarks like Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Marina Beach & Chennai Lighthouse, Vivekananda House, Fort St. George and more.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.54
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$120.54
per group

British Architecture Walk in Chennai with Lunch

British Architecture Walk in Chennai with Lunch

Chennai, formerly called Madras, was the capital of Southern British India. Many great monuments were built during the British rule and several of them continue to dominate the skyline of Chennai even today. During this walking tour, we will visit a number of the prominent landmarks of Chennai, which were built during the British era, often in an architectural style blending British as well as Indian elements. We shall start at the Central Railway Station and walk to the Ripon Building, Southern Railway Headquarters, Victory Memorial, Fort St George, Napier Bridge and finish at the Madras University building. Highlights • Central Railway Station • Ripon Building • Southern Railway Headquarters • Fort St George • Napier Bridge
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$195.00
Price varies by group size
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$195.00
Price varies by group size

6 Days - The best of Tamil Nadu South India

6 Days - The best of Tamil Nadu South India

Enjoy amazing 6 days tour of Tamil Nadu offering with pre-booked 03 stat accommodations and English speaking driver for all transfers & sightseeing as per tour program - A land of cultural and religious heritage, offers every chance to its tourists and pilgrims to be enchanted with the vast plethora of history and beauty that it has. It is a blend of both- the modern and the ancient, which makes Tamil Nadu a beautiful destination to explore and experience our past cultural heritage with all the amenities of the present. Tamil Nadu, a South Indian state, is famed for its Dravidian-style Hindu temples.
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  • 6 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$605.28
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$605.28

Golden Triangle & South India Temples

Golden Triangle & South India Temples

Experience a taste of India on this outstanding tour of the country’s most fabled sights. Explore the Golden Triangle that combines the country’s capital city Delhi to the wondrous sites of the Mughal capital of Agra, the legendary Fatehpur Sikri, and the Pink City of Jaipur. Then fly to South India colonial port city Chennai. Explore the city and advance to visit Kanchipuram & Mahabalipuram & Pondicherry. Continue to visit UNESCO WHS of the Great Living Chola Temples at Gangaikonda Cholapuram, Darasuram & Thanjore. See some largest active temples in India at Trichy and Madurai.
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  • 13 days
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$2,005.00
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$2,005.00
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Deccan & Dravin Architectural Wonder in Stone

Deccan & Dravin Architectural Wonder in Stone

The private tour will begin in Deccan region Hyderabad an imperial city with historic Golconda Fort & Salarjung Museum. Then proceed to Bidar, Gulbarga and Bijapur ruled by Muslims dynasties having many landmark left to admire their art. Further drive to Badami & Hampi to visit centuaries old UNESCO World Heritage Monuments expanded in complexes. Thereafter fly to Chennai gateway city for visiting Dravin Temples few active, few non active, small to largest temple complexes. At the end unwind yourself at hippyloved Kovalam beach.
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  • 20 days
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$3,324.80
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$3,324.80
Price varies by group size

South India Discovery - A Private Eight Day Tour From Cochin To Chennai

South India Discovery - A Private Eight Day Tour From Cochin To Chennai

South India is known for wonderful lush hill towns, bustling attractive cities, mesmerizing backwaters, exotic wildlife and serene lake towns. This wonderful tour, spanning 7 nights and 8 days offers you a chance to explore and experience the states of Kerala & Tamil Nadu. During your travels you will experience popular attractions found in Cochin, Kumarakom, Periyar, Madurai and Chennai. Highlights • Chinese fishing nets. • Backwaters Cruise of Kumarakom. • Spice Plantations at Thekkady • Meenakshi Temple at Madurai • Temples of Kanchipuram
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  • 8 days
From
$1,593.00
Price varies by group size
From
$1,593.00
Price varies by group size

British Architecture Walk in Chennai

British Architecture Walk in Chennai

Chennai, formerly called Madras, was the capital of Southern British India. Many great monuments were built during the British rule and several of them continue to dominate the skyline of Chennai even today. During this walking tour, we will visit a number of the prominent landmarks of Chennai, which were built during the British era, often in an architectural style blending British as well as Indian elements. We shall start at the Central Railway Station and walk to the Ripon Building, Southern Railway Headquarters, Victory Memorial, Fort St George, Napier Bridge and finish at the Madras University building. Highlights • Central Railway Station • Ripon Building • Southern Railway Headquarters • Fort St George • Napier Bridge
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$84.00
Price varies by group size
From
$84.00
Price varies by group size

Walking Trip to Chennai Fort St. George

Walking Trip to Chennai Fort St. George

Building Fort. St. George kick-started the beginning of Madras, now called Chennai. Museum inside Fort conveys the 300+ years story of the City. Join this trip to get fascinating heritage, social, cultural and political story of Chennai
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.15
Price varies by group size
From
$29.15
Price varies by group size

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What are Fort St. George hours of operation?
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Fort St. George hours of operation: Sat–Thurs: 10am - 5pm . Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Fort St. George tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Fort St. George can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Fort St. George 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Fort St. George costs USD 12.28. Guided Fort St. George tours start around USD 12.28 per person.
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