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travel42 Port Guide: Chennai

Chennai travel42 Port of Call Guide

Formerly known as Madras, Chennai is among the most ancient cities in India. Located in the cradle of Indian Christianity, Chennai is where the first missionaries arrived 1,900 years ago.

Visit the Basilica of San Thome (where Christ's apostle St. Thomas, who's buried there, is said to have preached); St. Thomas Mount (a church marks the spot where St. Thomas is said to have died); and the Church of St. Mary, the oldest Anglican church in India (it's within the walls of Fort St. George, a 17t...

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