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Near Fort St. George | On Fort St George administrative complex, Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The St. Mary's church is one of the oldest church in India and Asia. Mr. Elihu Yale ( who started the Yale University in US) was married here when he lived in Chennai. Also this place has a masterpiece Raphael in its hall. Yes !!!...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 29 August 2019 via mobile

St Mary's in Fort St George, Madras - An Oldest Anglican Church If one is a visitor to Chennai from any part of the world or India, it surely will be worth their while to visit this historical Anglican Church built inside fort St George,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 30 June 2019 via mobile

Lovely cathedral in white, and reportedly one of the oldest Catholic Churches in Tamil Nadu. Older Mary statue carved in wood. Several of the wooden idols and stained glass had English writing including one that said “see my heart an mercy to you all”. Second...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 22 April 2019

This church is inside the fort and the building itself speaks of its British age ,hope this is one the early churches built by them in India, still can be better maintained as it houses lots of history of the city and it's people.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kaepagavalli
Reviewed 28 February 2019

A lovely old church within Fort St. Goerge.very historical with a lot of memorials to British Regiments who fell in the wars on the walls. A very old wordly church that is worth a visit if you are passing.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

A lovely church near Fort George that is beautiful on the inside and outside. It has beautiful stained glass windows. We were able to view two weddings while we were there with women coming in with their colorful saris. It made it worth while to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 22 January 2019

Very old church with history of Portuguese and British influences over the centuries. Quiet and reflective escape from the noises of Chennai

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Timothy L
Reviewed 11 January 2019

Interesting and historical church within the grounds of Fort St George. Apparently the oldest Anglican Church East of Suez. Lovely quiet gardens around the church as well as interesting historical artefacts and monuments inside.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Peter B
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We visited here as part of our tour of the Fort St George. It looks good from the outside but unfortunately it was closed when we went, Sunday afternoon. We're told it's the oldest Christian Church in India.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Charles_and_Susan
Reviewed 16 September 2018

St Mary's church is inside Fort St George. The church is nice, but nothing exceptional. If you're in the area and you visit Fort St George, it's worth the visit, but that's it.

Date of experience: August 2018
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