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Travel Through Time – Chennai

Written By: Manoj Menon

Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu, is a metropolitan as well as cosmopolitan city that is located on the Coromandel Coast. It is one of the most important cities in south India as well as in the country in terms of commerce, culture, education as well as economics. In fact, it is popularly known as the cultural capital of South India.

Chennai stands out in its ethnicity that is so unique that it is often a desired destination for tourism. Tourists throng the various hill stations, beaches, temples and wildlife here. Those who travel here are left mesmerised by its timeless beauty. Here is a pictorial guide of some of the vintage shots of Chennai.

Central Railway Station
  

Central Railway Station

Picture of the railway station as taken in 1880.

Photo Courtesy: Nicholas and Company

 

Chennai Port
  

Chennai Port

Madras Harbour as it were in 1895.

Photo Courtesy: William Henry Jackson

 

General Post Office
  

General Post Office

Photograph of the General Post Office.

Photo Courtesy: Tangerinehistry

 

Cheupak Palace
  

Cheupak Palace

Picture of the palace taken in 1905.

Photo Courtesy: TejasDiscipulus

 

Egmore Station
  

Egmore Station

People walking towards the station.

Photo Courtesy: TejasDiscipulus

 

Law College
  

Law College

Magestic view of the law college.

Photo Courtesy: Splintercellguy

 

Madras High Court
  

Madras High Court

Photograph of the High Court as taken in 1913.

Photo Courtesy: Wuselig

 

Legislative Assembly
  

Legislative Assembly

Picture of the Legislative Assembly of the Madras Presidency.

Photo Courtesy: Sodabottle

 

Times of India Building
  

Times of India Building

The Times of India building in Madras as taken in 1938.

Photo Courtesy: E.O.S. and Company

 

Armenian Church
  

Armenian Church

The look of the Armenian Church in 1712.

Photo Courtesy: Tangerinehistry

 

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