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Fort St. George, Chennai (Madras)
Categories: Neighborhoods, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
Reportedly the first British establishment in the country, Fort St. George houses the oldest Anglican church in India and a museum. Built in 1644, the fortress had been known as “White Town” before it carried the name of St. George--the construction was finished on his birthday. It originally served as a trading post until it became the birthplace of the modern Indian Army. Discover the history of the fort at the museum, which houses relics of the British rule, military memorabilia, and some colonial artwork. See the 4.4 m (14.5 ft) tall marble statue of Lord Cornwallis in front of it. Plan your Fort St. George visit and explore what else you can see and do in Chennai (Madras) using our Chennai (Madras) holiday planner.
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If you are a person who loves history you will definitely like this place. There's a through security check as it as in the same compound where the secretariat is . Entry fee is 15rs for adults (india... read more »
It is a one of the historical must see place in chennai. easy accessible by public trasport dont miss the place.
Tempat ini sebetulnya menyimpan sejarah. Kita bisa melihat nya di museum nya tapi sayangnya tiket masuk museum bagi turis asing sangatlah mahal sehignga saya mengurungkan niat untuk masuk ke dalam
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