Fort St. George, Chennai (Madras)

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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 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. 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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  • August 10, 2017
    Nothing to do, expensive Museum and no. Entry 200 rupees / pers. rooms and empty storefronts. No explanations. Have to queue to enter the fort.
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  • August 4, 2017
    It is founded in 1644 at the coastal city of Madras, the modern city of Chennai, best place to visit in chennai  more »
  • August 4, 2017
    Today is the administrative headquarters of the Indian Government, have to cross two circular power safety seals, political, tourists, TV channels, people doing paperwork, forms part of the history of India.
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