Walk: Old Bridges of Madras – Aug.11, 2019

Starts at the gate of Hotel Taj Connemara, Binny Road. Ends at Napier Bridge ( near Madras University)

Researcher-historian D. Hemchandra Rao who has been studying the bridges of this city for many years will lead the group to six old bridges, talk about their design and function and their role in city transport.
The tour covers Egmore, Chintadripet, Anna Salai and Chepauk.

7 a.m. onwards. Duration: 2 hours.
Tour is by van and on foot.
Fee: Rs.150 (Van fee – to be paid when the tour starts / no cancellation). Limited seats.

Start Point: At the gates of Hotel Connemara, Binny Road. 7 a.m.

To register, send a mail to – themadrasday@gmail.com with ‘BRIDGES’ in the subject line – mention name/s and contact ph nos. First-come, first-serve.

Note: Places we explore are dirty. Suggest you bring drinking water, light snacks.