Religion and Heritage: The City of Chennai

Private & Custom Tours in Chennai (Madras)

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This 4-hours of a tour will showcase the religious diversity of Chennai. You will visit The Santhome Basilica - a Roman Catholic Cathedral built in the 16th century by Portuguese explorers, the 8th-century Hindu temple of Sri Parthasarathy and The Thousand Lights Mosque. This experience will end with a visit to the Jewish cemetery which is the only remaining evidence of the Jews who once lived in Chennai. You will be accompanied by a private English speaking guide and a fully air-conditioned vehicle.
This tour is fully filled with the experience, showcasing the religious diversity of Chennai. Where you get to visit The Santhome Basilica - a Roman Catholic Cathedral built in the 16th century by Portuguese explorers, the 8th-century Hindu temple of Sri Parthasarathy honouring Lord Krishna, and the Thousand Lights Mosque, a multi-domed mosque in Anna Salai, is one of the largest mosques in the country and is a revered place of worship and azadari for Shia. The experience will end with a visit to the Jewish cemetery which is the only remaining evidence of the Jews in the city, who once lived in Chennai.

What’s included

  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned private vehicle
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Camera Fees
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