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Ezhilagam

Ezhilagam

A fine example of Indo-Saracenic architecture, Khalsa Mahal was one of the two structures that formed the core of the palace, which was taken over by the British in 1859.

Napier bridge

Napier bridge

The Napier bridge is named after Baron Napier of Magdala, who was Governor of Madras Presidency, built the iron bridge across River Cooum in 1869. A new bridge was built in 1999 with a 10.5meters wide carriageway on the western side. The eastern side carriageway is 9.75 metre in width.

Napier bridge, one of the city's oldest bridges, is all set for a stunning makeover once the sun goes down .

Victory War Memorial

Victory War Memorial

The Victory War Memorial earlier known as Cupid’s bow is located to the south of Fort St. George and marks the beginning of the 13-km-long Marina beach was initially built to commemorate the victory of the allied armies during the World War I. It was later called the victory war memorial for the World War II in the memory of those who laid down their lives and hailed from the Madras Presidency.