1. India
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Chennai

Chennai Heritage Buildings & Local Culture Private Tour

Product ID: 56663
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In the city of Madras (Chennai) one can notice the British influence in the form of old cathedrals and the mix of Hindu, Islamic and Gothic revival styles that resulted in the Indo-Saracenic style of architecture.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
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Your hotel in Chennai
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  • Explore the cultural city of Chennai with the assistance of a professional driver
  • Visit famous landmarks like Victoria Hall, the Ripon Building, the Government Museum, Marina Beach, Mylapore Temple and more
  • Discover the cultural, spiritual and historical heritage of Chennai
  • Enjoy the service of a personal driver with a private vehicle
Full description
Your driver will meet you at 9:00 AM at your hotel in Chennai and takes you in a private air-conditioned vehicle to visit famous landmarks of the city.

You can visit the Government Museum (closed on Fridays), the National Art Gallery, the Madras High Court, the State Bank of India, the General Post Office, the Metropolitan Magistrate Courts, the Southern Railway Headquarters and many other important buildings.

Visit the city's landmarks like the Victoria Public Hall, the Ribbon Building, the Central Railway Station, the Madras Medical College buildings, Senate House, Marina Beach and Santhome Church. You can go the famous Hindu Temple in Mylapore and more. Please note that for some of the above attractions, visitors are only allowed to see the exterior of the buildings. You will be dropped back at your hotel at the end of the tour.
  • Pickup and drop off at your hotel or the airport
  • Experienced professional driver
  • Transportation by air-conditioned private vehicle
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees

When you get there

Know before you go
There is small amount of walking activity involved

Use the "Pinakin App" at the Chennai Museum archaeology section for an audio tour. Once downloaded from Google Play (or) Apple App store it can be accessed offline. It's also approved by Tamilnadu & Karnataka Tourism Departments. Please use the promo code “UVAMAITEN” in the payment page to reveal the 10% discount.