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Fort St George, Chennai (Madras): 7 reviews and 8 photos


Built in 1654 and remodeled in 1749, Fort St. George is the first bastion of British power in India. The fort has a six-meter tall wall that withstood many sieges by Mughals in 1701, Marathas in 1741 and Hyder Ali during the late 18th century. The fort now houses the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly.

Address: Secretariat building,Beach road
Phone: +91 44 2567 0136
Website: http://asi.nic.in/asi_museums_chennai.asp

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  • Updated Mar 2, 2005
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