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Old Madras I – Fort St George and George Town

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Our first walking tour of Old Madras takes in the two oldest sections of the city, both of which date from the initial founding of the city, some 370 years ago. They constitute Madras’ Old Town and make for a charming, though … Continue reading

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The Grand Tour III-3: Madras (Chennai), City of the South

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Madras (today’s Chennai), is India’s fourth city, after New Delhi, Bombay and Calcutta. It has a fascinating history and a rich wealth of architectural heritage, but is often looked over for its more glamorous sister-cities. What is perhaps surprising for … Continue reading

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