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Discover Chennai
The city of ancient temples of 3 religions: Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam.

A tour of the town of Mahabalipuram to ancient stone sculptures

Chennai

Chennai is a large Indian city located in southern India. Chennai was founded in 1639, and until 1996, it had been called Madras. Fort St. George, constructed in 1640, was one of India's first British military fortifications. The oldest part of the city is south of the port. The Bay of Bengal washes Chennai in the east. In Chennai, tourists can visit numerous architectural sights such as the Hindu temples Kapaleeshwarar and Parthasarathy, the Catholic St. Thomas Cathedral Basilica, which was built by the Portuguese in 1504 and rebuilt by the British in the late XIX century in Neo-Gothic style, the Shiite Thousand Lights Mosque, the lighthouse of the mid-XIX century, and others. It is worth visiting the Chennai Museum, go to the city of Mahabalipuram to see the complex of ancient temples and carved stone sculptures.

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