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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 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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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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$95.00
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Chennai Self-Guided Audio Tour

Chennai Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Short and highly selective information in the audio commentary for tourist attractions in around Chennai Highlights of this Self-Guided Audio Tour • It allows you to go as per your own convenience of time, pace and location; skip the content that doesn't interest you, and listen longer to content that does interest you. • Not necessary to download any location tracking apps. Audio guide can be listened online (or) offline. •Available in multiple languages, you can choose the one you’re most comfortable with. • It is one of the best options with lowest price when compared to hiring a tour guide. •If you have any questions about any attractions. No worries, we will answer in your language instantly by message.
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  • 3 to 9 hours
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$6.00
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$6.00

Private Half-Day Tour in Chennai - India's Gateway to the South

Private Half-Day Tour in Chennai - India's Gateway to the South

Discover Chennai on this private half-day tour. Visit the oldest English fortress in India and learn about its role in contemporary Tamil Nadu. Head to the Government Museum and National Gallery to admire palm-leaf manuscripts, Amravati paintings, and rare works by celebrated artists like Raja Ravi Varma. Visit a 7th Century temple and enjoy a drive along Chennai’s beautiful waterfront.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.00
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$59.00

British Architecture Walk in Chennai

British Architecture Walk in Chennai

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Learn about the British influence on Chennai's architecture with this small-group walking tour, led by a local guide. You'll see a variety of structures that were built when Chennai was under British rule, from the Ripon Building and the Southern Railway Headquarters to Fort St George and the Napier Bridge.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00
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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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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

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
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$84.00
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$84.00
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Total Chennai city tour in Private car with guide & lunch by Wonder tours

Total Chennai city tour in Private car with guide & lunch by Wonder tours

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Morning you will be picked up from your hotel in Chennai.Spend your day exploring Marina Beach,Chennai's cultural hub of Mylapore 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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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00
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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

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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$113.80
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$113.80
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Chennai Full Day Sightseeing in a Private Car

Chennai Full Day Sightseeing in a Private Car

Marvel at Chennai's rich culture and history in this 8-hours Chennai sightseeing tour and visit its iconic landmarks and experience cities art and architecture at heritage sites. Visit attractions like the Fort Saint George, Burma Bazaar, Government museum and many more during this tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.86
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$37.86
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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. International Chess Olympiad is hosted in Chennai between July 28th and August 10th with 2000 players from 150 countries. Chennai is apt to host Olympiad as Chennai boasts of having Grand Masters and the popular Viswanathan Anand grew up in Chennai.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.52
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$27.52
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Chennai Sightseeing with Monuments Entrances

Chennai Sightseeing with Monuments Entrances

Private city tour includes guided visit to Fort St. George & Museum, Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Government Museum, Arulmigu Sri Parthasarathy Temple and Marina Beach. Private air-conditioned vehicle from picks up till drop off to your hotel, English speaking guide, entrances to monuments are well included in the package.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$96.00
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$96.00
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Best Of Chennai- Classic Tour on Royal Enfield Motorcycle

Best Of Chennai- Classic Tour on Royal Enfield Motorcycle

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Combine the thrill of riding an Enfield motorcycle with the fun of a city tour with this private experience. You'll set out on your own bike, heading to popular attractions such as the Basilica of Saint Thomas, and the Kapaleeswar Temple, with a stop along the way to have an authentic lunch. You'll also get to pick a few other spots to visit, depending on your interests.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
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$160.00
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$160.00

Night Walking Tour of Chennai

Night Walking Tour of Chennai

Chennai is a beautiful city during the day, yet it is even more beautiful at night. Come and join your hosts on this amazing and completely offbeat experience of Chennai at night for 2 hours. Witness the memorials, churches and other monuments decorated with night lights.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$14.84
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$14.84

Culturally Rich Chennai - a Private Day Tour

Culturally Rich Chennai - a Private Day Tour

Chennai is a culturally rich city located in the Tamil Nadu region of Southeast India. On this private day tour, you will visit several religious sites including the Kapaleeshwarar Temple, colorfully adorned with carved painted gods and one of the most famous landmarks of Chennai. You will also visit the 17th-century St. Mary's Anglican church, the ornate Roman-Catholic San Thome Church, and the architecturally-magnificent and expansive Ripon Building. The tour also gives you a chance to see Marina Beach, one of the longest and most beautiful beaches in India. Highlights • Government Museum • Fort St George and St Mary’s Church • San Thome Basilica • Kapaleeshwar Temple  • Marina Beach
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.00
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$139.00
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British Architecture Walk in Chennai by Wonder tours

British Architecture Walk in Chennai by Wonder tours

Chennai, previously known as Madras, was the capital of the Southern British India. Numerous incredible landmarks were worked during the British rule and a few of them keep on overwhelming the horizon of Chennai even today. In this strolling visit, we will visit a portion of the unmistakable milestones of Chennai, which were worked during the British time in an engineering style mixing British as well as Indian components. We will begin at the Central Railway Station and stroll 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
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$29.00
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$29.00
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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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See and do a lot throughout South India on a handy 15-day private tour through Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Karnataka. Visit more attractions than you could if traveling independently, including Pondicherry, Hampi, the backwaters of Kerala, ancient Madurai, and more. Learn all about South Indian culture, history, and arts on a varied itinerary. This tour is a must for travelers wanting an easy overview of South India.
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  • 15 days
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$2,613.34
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$2,613.34
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Visit Top 5 Museums In Chennai

Visit Top 5 Museums In Chennai

Chennai is one of the four major cities of India and is also the capital of the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is famous for its numerous temples and colorful silks. On this tour explore some of the museums of Chennai that showcase collections ranging from the days of the Pallava Kings to the present day. Highlights • Chennai Rail Museum • Government Museum • Fort Museum • Birla Planetarium • Cholamandal Artists’ Village
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$190.00
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$190.00
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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
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$195.00
Price varies by group size

Private Night Walking Tour Chennai

Private Night Walking Tour Chennai

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View Chennai’s landmarks by night rather than in the heat of day, and with the bonus of a guide’s commentary, on this private walking tour. Meet your guide to admire 18th-century Fort St. George as you hear stories of British rule. Then, view other monuments, see illuminated Napier Bridge, explore old streets, and visit popular local haunts to feel the pulse of the nighttime city—gleaning useful cultural, restaurant, and sightseeing tips from your guide along the way.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$15.48
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$15.48
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Temples & Backwater Tour of South India (15 Days)

Temples & Backwater Tour of South India (15 Days)

Visit the two state of India. Tamil Nadu famous for its exquisite temples of which some are UNESCO World Heritage sites. See the largest & oldest active temples of Hindus in Thanjore, Trichy & Madurai. Rejuvenate yourself in French Colonial town Pondicherry by practicing Yoga in Auroville Ashram. Old monuments, exotic flora and fauna, lush vegetation, the delicate scent of spices and temples bells all characterize Kerala. Western Ghats in the tea-growing region of Munnar gives you a true sense of the sheer natural beauty. Explore the picturesque Periyar National Park & learn about spice plantation. Cruise along the beautiful Keralan backwaters & watch mesmerizing traditional Kathakali dance. At the end of tour relax on world famous Kovalam beach.
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  • 15 days
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$2,342.00
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$2,342.00
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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 city tour

Chennai full day city tour

Chennai City Tour is a day trip organized in a private vehicle to experience authentic Chennai with its rich cultural heritage. The highlights include a visit to Mylapore to visit Chennai’s most famous temple of Kapaleeswar, the magnificent San Thome Basilica, Ramakrishna Math the monastic organization and Fort St George which played a crucial role in establishing British rule in India.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$101.34
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$101.34
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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.