Series 1: Treasure troves of Chennai Posted on December 6th, 2016 by Saibala Grand

Chennai is the second largest city with several historical buildings. Historical buildings are about 200 years old. Chennai was the headquarters for the British. During the British rule, they constructed many buildings that they are still well maintained. These buildings are now being used as government offices, museums and for other government purpose. Stay at Saibala Grand, the best business hotel in Chennai near airport. Follow our blog series which showcases the historical buildings and places of Chennai.

Chennai Central Railway Station

The railway station was constructed during 1873 which was designed by George Harding initially, later it was redesigned by Robert Fellowes Chisholm. The building is a combination of Romanesque and Gothic style of architecture.

The railway station houses 17 platforms out of which 5 platforms are for local destinations. The railway station houses a small book store, restaurant, shopping mall and internet cafe. A large spacious waiting room which can accommodate 1000 people. Chennai central was the main hub for people to travel to different states in south India during the British era.

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