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The Huddleston Gardens of Theosophical Society

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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A tranquil walk in the Huddleston Gardens of the Theosophical Society of India might be needed after grappling with the city din of Chennai. The Theosophical Society is spread over 260 acres but you can certainly cover the garden, which is home to...more
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Adyar, Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely rude guards.i was taken aback when I found the guards not polite.place is good though.theres are no entry boards and by mistake if we walk in no entry areas guards will rudely talk to you.if you are a foreigner they don't say anything

Thank VasuR46
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I fully enjoyed the opportunity to visit and spend some time walking in this garden where many Theosophical primaries have walked before. I would have liked to see more, but we had to leave for another adventure that day. The Banyan trees here are just...More

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Reviewed July 31, 2018

Should go with someone special. Good place for a peaceful walk.Can spend an evening here. have been here more that 3 times

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Reviewed July 22, 2018

A perfect place to take a walk peacefully. Most of the plants and trees here will be labeled here, so it will be interesting when you cross them. You can go with your friends or family to relax for a while.

Thank vasan224
Reviewed April 5, 2018

What a lovely oasis in the middle of Chennai! I would recommend going with someone who can explain things about the vegetation and to take the time to go into the library and see if someone will let you into the room on the 1st...More

1  Thank jensings2
Reviewed March 27, 2018

Was not that interesting but was good for a walk in the nature and it was also nice to learn about the great banyan tree.

1  Thank NeervanaS
Reviewed March 13, 2018

worth a visit to find a bit of peace and quiet, not a lot in there but its free and has some interesting trees. quite a nice place just to have a walk, sooo different from the city.a nice re leaf.

1  Thank salsakim
Reviewed February 7, 2018

Situated in Beasant nagar, near the Elliot's beach, this place is a tranquil place amidst the hustle of Adyar and Besant nagar. Forest like atmosphere, this also doubles up as a cultural center which hosts several events. Peaceful atmosphere throughout with pleasant walk.

1  Thank shrinikethv
Reviewed November 9, 2017

We took a walk in the Theosophical Society. It is akin to a Botanical Garden given the variety of flora it showcases. The place is not maintained very well but it was great to see the temple/church/mosque, etc. in one space. There are good libraries...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2017

Extremely good place. Perfect location for self-introspection, meditation, positive vibrations and for (an internal) spiritual journey. Stayed for 3 memorable days, enjoyed every minute of association with the nature (though walking around after Sun-set calls for extreme caution and alertness). In case you have some...More

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August 23, 2018|
Response from rradice123 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, but believe it may not be within their acceptability as they do not allow cars there. You should call them. It would be nice bike ride area though.
May 31, 2018|
Response from salsakim | Reviewed this property |
there is no entrance fee, no need to book eather.
January 26, 2018|
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