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San Thome Cathedral Tours and Tickets

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The 16th-century Sao Thome Cathedral, built by the Portuguese and later rebuilt by the British, is said to house the bodily remains of St. Thomas, who came to India in 52 AD, in a tomb below the white neo-Gothic structure. Interior highlights include a series of stained glass windows inside the basilica depicting scenes from St. Thomas’s life as well as carved wooden panels of the Stations of the Cross.

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38, San Thome High Road, Chennai, India, 600 004
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Chennai Self-Guided Audio Tour

Chennai Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Short and highly selective information in the audio commentary for tourist attractions in around Chennai Highlights of this Self-Guided Audio Tour • It allows you to go as per your own convenience of time, pace and location; skip the content that doesn't interest you, and listen longer to content that does interest you. • Not necessary to download any location tracking apps. Audio guide can be listened online (or) offline. •Available in multiple languages, you can choose the one you’re most comfortable with. • It is one of the best options with lowest price when compared to hiring a tour guide. •If you have any questions about any attractions. No worries, we will answer in your language instantly by message.
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  • 3 to 9 hours
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$6.00
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Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore

Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore

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Explore Chennai's Mylapore neighborhood with a local guide and learn about the rituals of daily life, hear stories of gods and demons, and gain a deeper understanding of local customs and traditions. This popular walking tour showcases the highlights and the history of this incredible city and is not to be missed.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.14
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Gods of Mylapore, a heritage walk in Chennai

Gods of Mylapore, a heritage walk in Chennai

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Visit Chennai's Mylapore neighborhood on foot with this guided tour. You'll spend time at the famous Kapaleeshwarar Temple, visit the Sri Ramakrishna Temple and the Sao Tome Church, and make a stop at the Chennai Lighthouse. You will also make a stop along the way for a snack and the chance to sample local coffee.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.50
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Chennai Shore Excursion - Full Day Private Chennai Guided Tour

Chennai Shore Excursion - Full Day Private Chennai Guided Tour

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Explore the highlights of Chennai on a full-day private tour of the city. See the St. George Museum, St. Mary Church, San Thome Church, Kapaleeshwarar Temple, and the Government Museum, and get photo ops of architectural gems like the Central Railway Station, Parry's Corner, and the High Court.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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$80.00
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Mylapore Walking tour with Breakfast by Wonder tours

Mylapore Walking tour with Breakfast by Wonder tours

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Explore one of Chennai's most interesting neighborhoods on foot with this walking tour of Mylapore. You'll get to visit the famous Kapalesshwara Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, and the Portuguese San Thome Church, walk through colorful markets, and try out some traditional South Indian snacks at the famous Saravana Bhavan restaurant.
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  • 3 hours
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$18.99
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Following the foot steps of St Thomas in Chennai

Following the foot steps of St Thomas in Chennai

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Tours are led by cultural ambassadors who will bring alive the history and culture of the times when St Thomas came to India in the first century AD.
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  • 4 hours
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$85.34
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Mylapore Heritage Walking Tour with Breakfast

Mylapore Heritage Walking Tour with Breakfast

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Explore the best of Chennai's cultural hub of Mylapore with this heritage-themed walking tours. You'll meet your guide bright and early and have a traditional breakfast before heading on to see some of the area's most interesting and historically significant sites. Highlights include visits to San Thome Basilica, the temple of Ramakrishna Math, and the 7th-century Kapaleeshwar Temple, the most famous temple in town.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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St Thomas tour in Chennai

St Thomas tour in Chennai

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Explore Chennai by following in the footsteps of St. Thomas on this full-day tour. Learn about the history of Christianity in Chennai through visits to local religious landmarks such as the cave in the Little Mount, the handprints of St. Thomas, St. Thomas Mount, and the St. Thome Basilica. Listen to guided commentary as you travel detailing the influence St. Thomas had on the city and the country of India as a whole between AD52 and AD72.
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  • 4 hours
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$106.67
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St Thomas Trail in Chennai by Wonder tours

St Thomas Trail in Chennai by Wonder tours

Listen to guided commentary as you travel detailing the influence footsteps of St. Thomas had on the city and the country of India as a whole between AD52 and AD72.Learn about the history of Christianity in Chennai through visits to local religious landmarks such as the cave in the Little Mount, the handprints of St. Thomas, St. Thomas Mount, and the St. Thome Basilica.
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  • 4 hours
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$83.20
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Chennai full day city tour

Chennai full day city tour

Chennai City Tour is a day trip organized in a private vehicle to experience authentic Chennai with its rich cultural heritage. The highlights include a visit to Mylapore to visit Chennai’s most famous temple of Kapaleeswar, the magnificent San Thome Basilica, Ramakrishna Math the monastic organization and Fort St George which played a crucial role in establishing British rule in India.
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  • 8 hours
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$101.34
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South India Church Tour - 5n6d

South India Church Tour - 5n6d

The history of Christianity in Tamil Nadu dates back to 2000 years ago, but in the 16th century, the religion is believed to have made a mark with the introduction by St Francis Xavier in Kanyakumari district. With the colonization by Portuguese, Dutch, British, and Italians in different years, the state saw a drastic change in its silhouette as well. Today's Tamil Nadu has some of the most spectacular churches which are must-visit. Tamil Nadu boasts a church in Chennai City where St Thomas, one of the disciples of Jesus is said to originally interred.
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  • 6 days
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$332.00
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