Chennai Sightseeing with Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Kalakshetra and Marina Beach - Full Day Private Tour

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Kapaleeshwarar Temple
Clive House
National Art Gallery
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What To Expect

Visit the world's 2nd longest beach Marina Beach, the Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Fort St. George, St. Mary's Church, People's Park and the Kalakshetra and Theosophical Society.

Specifications

Type:
Tours in Chennai
Departs From:
Chennai
Meeting Point:
Hotel pick-up
Duration:
8 hours
Availability:
daily except Friday at 9:00 AM
Product Code:
7015
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Description

Tour the "Gateway to South India," fourth largest city in the country and biggest city of the south. See the world famous second longest beach Marina Beach, the Kapeleeswar Temple and Fort St. George. Afterwards, head to St. Mary's Church and People's Park. Make a brief stop at Kalakshetra and Theosophical Society before returning back to your hotel.

St. George Fort (historically know as a white town) is located on the banks of Bay of Bengal. It is a military architecture marvel which was erected as a trading post and later evolved to be the origin of modern Indian Army. One of the most prominent tourist spots in Chennai, it is presently serving as the administrative headquarters of the legislative assembly of the state of Tamil Nadu. The most popular structures inside the fort include St. Mary's Church, Museum, Wellesley House and Clive House.

St. Mary's Church, within the Fort St. George was established in 1680 and is one of the oldest churches in India.

The Fort Museum exhibits a large repository of arms and armaments and a wide range of artifacts dating back to the British period.

Clive House formerly wher British campaigner Robert Clive once resided and now houses government offices.

Wellesley House is a major attraction of the St George Fort. The banquet hall displays the paintings of the Governor of the Fort along with the other high officials of the Regime. The battlements is adorned with the canons belonging to Tipu Sultan.

Flag post at Fort St. George, the tallest in India, stand 150 feet high and is made of pure teakwood.

Santhome church Commonly known as Santhome Church, the International Shrine of St. Thomas Basilica has an underground tomb chapel where pilgrims can pray in front of the sepulchre of St. Thomas.

Kapaleeshwarar Temple is a temple of Shiva located in Mylapore, a suburb of Chennai in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Built around the 7th century CE, it is a good example of Dravidian architecture

The Government Museum is one of the best museums of India and the prime attraction of tourism, next to the popular temples and monuments. The Government Museum has a treasure trove of artifacts and other invaluable historical objects from the Chola, Hoysala, Vijayanagar and Chalukya dynasties; it also includes an impressive collection of Chola bronze art. The National Art Gallery features a fine collection of paintings, handicrafts and bronze artifacts.

In the evening, visit Marina Beach to relax and unwind and watch the sunset. This famous beach the pride of Chennai is second longest beach in the world. Overlooking the Madras University on the sands of Marina adjacent to Anna Square lies the grand memorial of M.G. Ramachandran, the matinee idol.

Includes

  • Pick-up from Chennai hotels

  • Sightseeing and excursion as per itinerary

  • English speaking local guide services during sightseeing tour

  • Transfer and city tour by private airconditioned vehicle

  • Entrance fee to the monuments

  • All Applicable taxes and service charges

Excludes

  • Medical insurance

  • Camera fees at monuments

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Meals and drinks

Please Note

  • The order of sites visited may vary.

  • Children below 5 years old are free of charge.

  • Tour takes approximately 7 to 8 hours.

  • Pick-up and drop-off services are available for hotels within the city only. A surcharge applies for transfers outside the city. Please inquire.

Cancellation Policy

  • 25% Cancellation Fee (75% reimbursement): 45 days prior to date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 16 to 44 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 15 days or less prior to date of activity.

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