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Peaceful Church

St Andrews Church is a peaceful sanctuary. It was built by the Scottish community in Chennai in... read more

Reviewed November 29, 2017
worldwomantourist
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Bengaluru, India
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Magnificent ambience. Unique furniture style. Old world charm. Easy access from railway station and... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2018
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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#37, Poonamallee High Road | Egmore, Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Magnificent ambience. Unique furniture style. Old world charm. Easy access from railway station and bus station. Must visit

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Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

St. Andrews church aka 'The Kirk' is over 200 years old... The beauty is that the original structure still remains intact and is used by the congregation for Sunday morning mass every week!! The interiors is amazing with the dome shaped structure in the dented...More

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Reviewed November 29, 2017

St Andrews Church is a peaceful sanctuary. It was built by the Scottish community in Chennai in 1821. The principal portion of the church built around a dome is small but beautifully done in those days is definitely a worth visit.

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Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

St. Andrew’s Church (The KIrk) is a stone’s throw away from Egmore Railway Station which is easily accessible from most parts of Chennai city. Calmness and solemnity is an integral part of the Service and the Church choir is an exemplary one. The service is...More

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Reviewed September 21, 2017

This church was built by 2 British military engineers circa 1820. They built it despite the huge challenge of swampy unstable ground and is considered an engineering marvel. They overcame the challenge and built the church with the tallest spire in Chennai. The roof of...More

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Reviewed January 13, 2017

On 10th December , we visited St. Andrew's Church (The Kirk) , inspired by St Martin in the Fields in London , a magnificent example of Neo Classical architecture and designed & executed by Major Thomas de Havilland & Colonel James Caldwell of Madras Regiment...More

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Reviewed June 27, 2016

Built more than 175 years, St Andrews Church also known as the Kirk, is a peaceful sanctuary amid the hustle and bustle of Chennai. The principal portion of the church built around a dome is small but beautifully done. Built for the Scottish community in...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2016

Peaceful amid the hustle of Chennai, This beautiful building claims to be one of the top ten examples of Georgian architecture in the world. It is similar to St Martin in the Fields, London. The central nave is build around a dome with a light...More

Thank David B
Reviewed February 16, 2016

This interesting church is just behind the main Chennai station and makes a nice peaceful sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Thank PhilandRuth
Reviewed February 10, 2016

The place is peacefull and a mental relax can be enjoyed here. this place can be enjoyed best by lone travellers :)

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