Exploring the Indo Saracenic Architecture of Madras
The history of the city is populated with fascinating characters - writers, builders, thinkers, British traders, luminaries and rogues, freedom fighters and politicians who changed the city’s political milieu.
Join us on the expedition to revisit the remains of Indo-Saracenic Architecture, wherein we narrate you stories extraordinaire. Understand and learn about the stories of the South beach which later became known as the Marina.
Imbibe the Indo-Saracenic Architecture, which is a beautiful amalgamation of old and new, Islamic and Hindu styles of architecture.
Explore the alleys of the Presidency college, one of the erstwhile premier institutions, where Nobel Laureates to past presidents of India studied at. Be awed by the stunning architecture of the Senate House and understand the history behind this imposing masterpiece.
Get a background understanding of the Nawab of Arcot’s history and discover the erstwhile palace when closed within the walls was sometimes a scene of gorgeous festivity and sometimes a scene of desperate intrigue and deepest secrets.
Join us on this captivating exercise to walk down the alleys of the past and explore the pre-independence phase when major buildings and stunning masterpieces were created to form the ‘European City’.’
DATE OF THE WALK: 23rd March
TIME OF THE WALK: 7 am – 9am
CANCELLATION POLICY: Less than 1 day before the start date of the walk
RESCHEDULE POLICY: No reschedule permitted.
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