February 14, 2011

Central Railway Station - Chennai, South India

Chennai city, one of the important cities of India, is called as the Gateway to South India. The actual credit should go to Central Railway Station located in the Park Town area of Chennai city. The Central Railway Station is one of the oldest railway stations of South India, which has connections almost all over the country.

Central Railway Station was built in 1873 to decongest the Royapuram Railway Station. It was built in the Gothic Revival architectural style and was designed by Henry Irwin. The building of Central Railway Station is undoutedbly a landmark of the city. The structure of Central Railway station and the adjoining building of Southern Railway Headquarters are important heritage buildings of Chennai city, which belong to British period.

Happy travelling.

Fast Facts:
Site Name: Central Railway Station
Site Type: Heritage Building
Location:  Chennai city, Tamil Nadu state, India 
Highlights: British heritage building; one of the popular railway stations of India
Nearest Railway Station: Chennai - well connected from the cities/towns all over India
Nearest Airport: Chennai has both national and international airports
How to reach: Easily reachable by road, train, and flight
Hotel: Many star hotels, luxury hotels/resorts, and budget hotels are available in Chennai
Restaurants: All options - vegetarian, non-vegetarian, Chinese, South Indian, Gujarati, North Indian, Punjabi,....- you can find everything in Chennai city



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