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Fort St. George Tours and Activities

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The British East India Company constructed Fort St. George (their first fortress in India) in 1640. The 20-foot (6-meter) thick outer walls surround a complex of white colonial structures, known historically as ‘White City,’ including St Mary’s, the oldest Anglican church in Asia.

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Chennai City Sightseeing Tour

Chennai City Sightseeing Tour

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Chennai is full of old heritage buildings, from ancient Pallava-era temples to colonial-era churches and public buildings constructed under British rule. This tour takes you to some of the most interesting structures, from the 7th-century Kapaleeswarar Temple to the 20th-century Ripon Building, all in the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle.
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  • 4 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.44
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$37.44
Price varies by group size

Chennai Shore Excursion - Full Day Private Chennai City Tour

Chennai Shore Excursion - Full Day Private Chennai City 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
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.00
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$80.00
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Private Half-Day Tour in Chennai - India's Gateway to the South

Private Half-Day Tour in Chennai - India's Gateway to the South

Discover Chennai on this private half-day tour. Visit the oldest English fortress in India and learn about its role in contemporary Tamil Nadu. Head to the Government Museum and National Gallery to admire palm-leaf manuscripts, Amravati paintings, and rare works by celebrated artists like Raja Ravi Varma. Visit a 7th Century temple and enjoy a drive along Chennai’s beautiful waterfront.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.00
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$59.00
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Best of South India in 15 days with guide, hotels and car

Best of South India in 15 days with guide, hotels and car

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In this South India tour over 15 days, guests will experience the unique culture of the 3 South Indian States of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka. We will explore the architectural marvels built by patron Kings over the last 1000 years. We will also unravel the mysteries behind colourful rituals in magnificent temples. World heritage monuments of Mahabalipuram, Brihadeswar temple as well as Hampi will be the key highlights. The tour also includes a blissful 24 hours on a house boat in Kerala over the backwaters of the Arabian Sea!
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  • 15 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$2,613.34
Price varies by group size
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$2,613.34
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Private Tour: Half-Day Chennai Sightseeing with Government Museum and Kapaleeshwar Temple

Private Tour: Half-Day Chennai Sightseeing with Government Museum and Kapaleeshwar Temple

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First time in Chennai? Make the most of a private guide and flexible itinerary on this 4-hour sightseeing tour. Unveil the secrets of Chennai’s rich history and heritage as you tour the fascinating Government Museum and admire the 17th-century Fort St George. Then, keep your camera poised as you drive along the scenic Marina Beach and visit the stunning Kapaleeshwar Temple.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$88.00
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$88.00
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Full Day Tour of Chennai with Guide and Lunch

Full Day Tour of Chennai with Guide and Lunch

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Spend your day exploring Chennai's cultural hub of Mylapore, with this day tour. Your morning will be spent visiting the iconic 7th-century Kapaleeshwar Temple and the San Thome Basilica, followed by a traditional South Indian lunch in a local restaurant and visit the shrine at Ramakrishna Math, followed by a visit to the 17th-century Fort Saint George before returning to your hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.00
Price varies by group size
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$95.00
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Culturally Rich Chennai - a Private Day Tour

Culturally Rich Chennai - a Private Day Tour

Chennai is a culturally rich city located in the Tamil Nadu region of Southeast India. On this private day tour, you will visit several religious sites including the Kapaleeshwarar Temple, colorfully adorned with carved painted gods and one of the most famous landmarks of Chennai. You will also visit the 17th-century St. Mary's Anglican church, the ornate Roman-Catholic San Thome Church, and the architecturally-magnificent and expansive Ripon Building. The tour also gives you a chance to see Marina Beach, one of the longest and most beautiful beaches in India. Highlights • Government Museum • Fort St George and St Mary’s Church • San Thome Basilica • Kapaleeshwar Temple  • Marina Beach
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$139.00
Price varies by group size
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$139.00
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Colonial Coromandal With Tranquebar Danish Quarter

Colonial Coromandal With Tranquebar Danish Quarter

This itinerary is a great mix of the East Coast in Tamilnadu with the colonial stories .Chennai has a great history for the British Colonialisation and Tranquebar tells about the Danish connection.The presence of Germans in Tranquebar is also significant .The first printing press in India was set up by the Germans in Tranquebar and Ziegenbalg House-A Museum on Intercultural Exchange tells a great story on the strong German presence in this area.To add a bit of local life and culture,we have beautifully handcrafted some nice story telling tours through Mahabalipuram,Kanchipuram and Kumbakonam etc.Tranquebar is still known for its great Danish style and influence.
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  • 12 days
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$1,706.67
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$1,706.67
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Beach Holidays At Tranquebar-The Danish Village

Beach Holidays At Tranquebar-The Danish Village

This itinerary is a great mix of the East Coast in Tamilnadu with the colonial stories .Chennai has a great history for the British Colonialisation and Tranquebar tells about the Danish connection.And Pondicherry has a great story on its French days which is still quite eminent in the culture.The presence of Germans in Tranquebar is also significant .The first printing press in India was set up by the Germans in Tranquebar and Ziegenbalg House-A Museum on Intercultural Exchange tells a great story on the strong German presence in this area.To add a bit of local life and culture,we have beautifully handcrafted some nice story telling tours through Mahabalipuram,Pondicherry and Kumbakonam etc.Tranquebar is still known for its great Danish style and influence which are incorporated with the local life.The fishermen community in Tranquebar is and interesting case study for philanthropists.
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  • 12 days
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$1,285.34
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$1,285.34
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Visit Top 5 Museums In Chennai

Visit Top 5 Museums In Chennai

Chennai is one of the four major cities of India and is also the capital of the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is famous for its numerous temples and colorful silks. On this tour explore some of the museums of Chennai that showcase collections ranging from the days of the Pallava Kings to the present day. Highlights • Chennai Rail Museum • Government Museum • Fort Museum • Birla Planetarium • Cholamandal Artists’ Village
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$190.00
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$190.00
Price varies by group size
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Walking Trip to Chennai Fort St. George

Walking Trip to Chennai Fort St. George

Building Fort. St. George kick-started the beginning of Madras, now called Chennai. Museum inside Fort conveys the 300+ years story of the City. Join this trip to get fascinating heritage, social, cultural and political story of Chennai
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$29.50
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$29.50
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Chennai- Transfers+Hotel+Sightseeing (3 Days)

Chennai- Transfers+Hotel+Sightseeing (3 Days)

This package is specially designed for the travelers who would like to book the city tour with airport transfers, sightseeing and accommodation. This tour include private airport transfer with assistance, 2 Nights hotels accommodation with breakfast, 1 full day guided city tour with monuments entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$304.72
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$304.72
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South India Temple Tour (7 Days)

South India Temple Tour (7 Days)

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Your voyage to South India Temples will begin from the colonial port Chennai. Explore the city and advance to visit Kanchipuram the city of thousand temple & Mahabalipuram. Further drive to Pondicherry the French colonial town and visit Aurovil. Continue to visit UNESCO WHS of the Great Living Chola Temples at Gangaikonda Cholapuram, Darasuram & Thanjore. See some largest active temples in India at Trichy and Madurai.
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  • 7 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,124.24
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$1,124.24
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Total Chennai Full day tour by Wonder tours

Total Chennai Full day tour by Wonder tours

Morning you will be picked up from your hotel in Chennai.Spend your day exploring Marina Beach,Chennai's cultural hub of Mylapore Kapaleeshwar Temple and the San Thome Basilica, followed by a traditional South Indian lunch in a local restaurant and visit the shrine at Ramakrishna Math, followed by a visit to the 17th-century Fort Saint George before returning to your hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.80
Price varies by group size
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$92.80
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British Architecture Walk in Chennai

British Architecture Walk in Chennai

Chennai, formerly called Madras, was the capital of Southern British India. Many great monuments were built during the British rule and several of them continue to dominate the skyline of Chennai even today. During this walking tour, we will visit a number of the prominent landmarks of Chennai, which were built during the British era, often in an architectural style blending British as well as Indian elements. We shall start at the Central Railway Station and walk to the Ripon Building, Southern Railway Headquarters, Victory Memorial, Fort St George, Napier Bridge and finish at the Madras University building. Highlights • Central Railway Station • Ripon Building • Southern Railway Headquarters • Fort St George • Napier Bridge
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$84.00
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$84.00
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British Architecture Walk in Chennai with Lunch

British Architecture Walk in Chennai with Lunch

Chennai, formerly called Madras, was the capital of Southern British India. Many great monuments were built during the British rule and several of them continue to dominate the skyline of Chennai even today. During this walking tour, we will visit a number of the prominent landmarks of Chennai, which were built during the British era, often in an architectural style blending British as well as Indian elements. We shall start at the Central Railway Station and walk to the Ripon Building, Southern Railway Headquarters, Victory Memorial, Fort St George, Napier Bridge and finish at the Madras University building. Highlights • Central Railway Station • Ripon Building • Southern Railway Headquarters • Fort St George • Napier Bridge
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$195.00
Price varies by group size
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$195.00
Price varies by group size
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Day Tour of Chennai City

Day Tour of Chennai City

A unique full day tour covering the capital city of Tamil Nadu and its main attractions like Fort St.George , Kapaleeshwarar Temple and Marina beach amongst others.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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$287.81
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$287.81
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Museums Tour of Chennai

Museums Tour of Chennai

This cultural city has many stories behind every arts and crafts, especially when it comes to Museums these below list are the Top as per the ratings and reviews;  Chennai Rail Museum (Closed on all Mondays & National Holidays), Government Museum (Closed on all Fridays & Natonal Holidays), Fort Museum (Closed on all Fridays & Natonal Holidays),
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$47.56
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$47.56
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Chennai Full Day Guided Tour in a Private Car

Chennai Full Day Guided Tour in a Private Car

8-hour guided tour of Chennai and explore the tourist destinations around the city. Complimentary snacks at a local restaurant.A Chennai that covers popular landmarks like Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Marina Beach & Chennai Lighthouse, Vivekananda House, Fort St. George and more.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$121.98
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$121.98
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British Architecture Walk in Chennai

British Architecture Walk in Chennai

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Chennai, formerly known as Madras, was the capital of the Southern British India. Many great monuments were built during the British rule and several of them continue to dominate the skyline of Chennai even today. In this walking tour, we will visit some of the prominent landmarks of Chennai, which were built during the British era in an architectural style blending British as well as Indian elements. We will start at the Central Railway Station and walk to Ripon Building, Southern Railway Headquarters, Victory Memorial, Fort St George, Naper Bridge and finish at Madras University building.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$64.00
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$64.00
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Night walk tour Chennai

Night walk tour Chennai

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Chennai is a beautiful city during the day, yet it is even more beautiful at night. Come and join us on this amazing and completely off beat experience of Chennai at night. Experience the urban side of city on this walk, visit local popular hangout places, most prominent, beautiful monuments, ancient and modern buildings and old streets in the beautiful night view of the Chennai city.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$12.95
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$12.95

Chennai sightseeing with Monuments Entrances

Chennai sightseeing with Monuments Entrances

This tour include visit to Fort St. George & Museum, Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Dakshina Chitra, Arulmigu Sri Parthasarathy Temple and Marina Beach. Pick up and drop off from your hotel, entrances to monuments mentioned in the itinerary and English speaking guide service is well included.
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  • 6 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$96.00
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$96.00
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Temples & Backwater Tour of South India (15 Days)

Temples & Backwater Tour of South India (15 Days)

Visit the two state of India. Tamil Nadu famous for its exquisite temples of which some are UNESCO World Heritage sites. See the largest & oldest active temples of Hindus in Thanjore, Trichy & Madurai. Rejuvenate yourself in French Colonial town Pondicherry by practicing Yoga in Auroville Ashram. Old monuments, exotic flora and fauna, lush vegetation, the delicate scent of spices and temples bells all characterize Kerala. Western Ghats in the tea-growing region of Munnar gives you a true sense of the sheer natural beauty. Explore the picturesque Periyar National Park & learn about spice plantation. Cruise along the beautiful Keralan backwaters & watch mesmerizing traditional Kathakali dance. At the end of tour relax on world famous Kovalam beach.
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  • 15 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$2,364.96
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$2,364.96
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$101.34
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$101.34
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What are Fort St. George hours of operation?
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Fort St. George hours of operation: Sat–Thurs: 10am - 5pm . Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Fort St. George can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 24 Fort St. George tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Fort St. George 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Fort St. George costs USD 12.95. Guided Fort St. George tours start around USD 12.95 per person. See all 24 Fort St. George tickets and tours on Viator.
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