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British Buildings & the Chennai story

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Впечатление от организатора Vijay

3 часа
До 10 чел.
Языки, на которых проводится Впечатление: Английский

Чем вы займетесь

In this walk i will take you to many great monuments which were built during the British rule in an architectural style blending British as well as Indian elements. The Walk covers Central Railway Station, Ripon Building, Southern Railway Headquarters, Victory Memorial, Fort St George, Napier Bridge and University of Madras.
I will start the walk at Rippon building. Named after Lord Ripon, a Governor-General of British India, today this building is the office of Mayor of Chennai. I will next take you to the Chennai Central Railway Station and the adjacent headquarters of the Southern Railways which was one of the earliest buildings in India to be built with reinforced concrete.
We continue our walk to the Victory War Memorial built to commemorate the victory of the Allied Armies during World War I
Then we visit Fort St. George, the first English Fortress built in 1644 by the East India Company. We will also visit St Mary’s Church, the oldest Anglican Church of India
Ou walk brings us to Napier Bridge, built in 1869 across the Coovum river and named after the British governor of Fort St George,
Our last port of call is Madras University. The Senate House is the administrative center of the University of Madras. We part ways after appreciating this Indo Saracenic beauty.
In this walk i will take you to many great monuments which were built during the British rule in an architectural style blending British as well as Indian elements. The Walk covers Central Railway Station, Ripon Building, Southern Railway Headquarters, Victory Memorial, Fort St George, Napier Bridge and University of Madras.
I will start the walk at Rippon building. Named after Lord Ripon, a Governor-General of British India, today this buil…
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На Airbnb с 2019 г.
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I am a proud resident of Chennai and a keen student of its history especially the imperial period under East India Company and the British. I believe buildings tell the real story of a city. I have studied the history of British buildings of Chennai especially the Gothic and Indo-Saracenic, for a decade and have a very interesting way to tell the story of Chennai through architecture. The design, purpose and even material used all tell the story of life and times of that period. While people and regimes changes, the legacy of the times remain in the form of buildings! I am also a music aficionado, a life skills trainer and an endurance motorcyclist. Safety is a top priority for me while touring. The motto of my tours are ‘Not all those who wander are lost!'
I am a proud resident of Chennai and a keen student of its history especially the imperial period under East India Company and the British. I believe buildings tell the real story of a city. I have studied the history of British buildings of Chennai especially the Gothic and Indo-Saracenic, for a decade and have a very interesting way to tell the story of Chennai through architecture. The design, purpose and even material used all tell the story of life and times of that period. While people a…
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Где вы побываете

1. Ripon Building is named after a Governor-General of British India who was father of local self-government.
2. Central Station was built in 1873 in Gothic Revival style
3. Headquarters of Southern Railways in India is built in Indo–Saracenic style.
4. Victory memorial to commemorate soldiers of both world wars
5. At Fort St George we will see many relics of the colonial times
6. University building is a fine indoor-saracenic specimen

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We will walk around 4KMs over 3 hours

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