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Fort St. George

St. George Street, Chennai, India
+91 44 2567 0136
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St. George Street, Chennai, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago

fort st George made by britishers is an army area located near marina beach. Also houses assemble of the state and has a railway station too

Thank vikasmardia
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fort St. George is actually the assembly of Tamil Nadu,There is a meuseum which has some beautiful paintings,sculptures, it is worth seeing. A church is also worth seeing,There is a house where Robert Clive had stayed.It is the first fort that English had built.

Thank Seema519
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Fort St. George is an interesting complex of brick buildings, the construction of which was begun in 1640 by the British. The fort currently houses units of the Indian army. The museum, the only building open to the public, has a collection of historical documents,...More

Thank alliharper
Reviewed 28 March 2017

do visit the area of fort st george in chennai. the major buildings are with the govt and the indian army , but a walk around this busy place will surely take you back in time. if you can make sure you come here on...More

Thank Tee B
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This was the British East India Company premises, finished in 1653. Inside the perimeter walls of the area are housed the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly & Secretariat. To enter is through strict security & 'pat down'. Then you have to avoid the numerous official cars...More

Thank Biddy50
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Part of a tour and really not worth a visit. Old, dusty. Felt stop was just a time filler. I think they do not allow photos so no one has proof how bad it is.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 20 March 2017

There is really nothing to see in this poor excuse for a museum, besides some large but poorly lit portraits of British royalty and dignitaries. The most entertaining aspect of my expensive (200 rupee) visit was seeing a crowd of jolly schoolchildren descending the stairs...More

Thank Salsalover22
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Built by Britishers just opposite to the Chennai Port, from where Britishers governed. At present, the Tamilnadu Legislative Assembly functioning from the Fort. This also houses a museum which is opened to general public.

Thank Shankar1206
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

The fort isn't in a good condition. The Museum is also not really worth to visit. Entrance cost 200 rupies for tourists 15 R for locals.

Thank Flsammler
Reviewed 26 February 2017

A Fort that is not a Fort; no photographs allowed of boring interior; this is history for idiots; read a little before you visit Chennai so you don't have to waste your time here. We had no choice (Group Travel).

Thank sandbag7
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Ppalem
Do they allow photographs near the statue of Cornwallis?
23 September 2016|
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Response from Bharatbackpacker | Reviewed this property |
Strictly speaking, no. It's inside the museum and photography is not allowed inside. The statue is directly in front of the entrance. You could ask the reception if you can take a photograph standing outside the museum. As... More
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Trevor W
DOES THE Army still run a guest house for visiting army personal and their famlies? Where can I get the address of the Ordnance Depot in Chennai?
16 July 2016|
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Response from huntersbro | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I can't answer that.
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