Free Walking Tour of Chennai


Hear about Chennai’s past and imagine its future during the Free Tour Chennai with a local guide that will tell you all about the history and the fascinating identity of this Indian city as you walk past the Kapaleeswarar Temple, admire the Jama Mosque, and St. Thomas Cathedral Basilica.

 See key landmarks such as the Vivekananda House, walk past Chennai’s Marine Beach and get a glimpse of the Lighthouse while you also learn about the best places to get some delicious local food!

Enjoy a fun and insightful Free City Tour of Chennai from a unique perspective. Your expert guide will keep you informed about the most iconic landmarks, stories, and fundamental traditions while you’re in town!

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Discover Chennai on a Free City Tour

Discover the Best Free Things to Do in Chennai with World Free Tours! 🌴 Experience the charm of this coastal city on our exceptional Free Walking Tours tailored for travelers like you. Not only are these tours informative and engaging, but they’re also easy on the wallet.

Embark on a captivating journey through Chennai’s rich history, vibrant culture, and stunning architecture. 🕌 Our passionate, local guides share enthralling stories and hidden gems, making your experience truly unforgettable.

Booking is a breeze – reserve your spot online and pay nothing upfront. You decide the value of the tour by tipping the guide at the end based on your satisfaction. 💸

Explore Chennai’s alluring corners on a Free Walking Tour and create priceless memories while setting your own price!


Ready to Get the Most Out of Chennai?

Explore Chennai, also known as Madras, on foot with an expert tour guide!

You’ll get to see all the best spots, from the Kapaleeswarar Temple to the Vivekananda House, and the St. Thomas Cathedral Basilica.

Experience the Detroit of Asia at your own pace and book the Free Walking Tour of Chennai!

Tour Information

Price: Free
Language: 🇬🇧
Meeting point: See map
Duration: 2 hours
Covid-19 measures: Our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations.


What will I see during the tour?
– Kapaleeswarar Temple
– St. Thomas Cathedral Basilica
– Jama Mosque
– Chennai’s Marina Beach
– Chennai Lighthouse
– Statue of Kumaraswami Kamaraj
– Statue of Mahatma Gandhi
– Vivekananda House
– Local food
– and more!

Do I need to print my reservation?
No. Just have your booking confirmation ready on your phone.

How much should I tip?
If you enjoyed the experience, at the end of the tour you may tip your guide according to your budget and level of satisfaction.

How do I find the guide?
The guide will be waiting for you at the meeting point. Try to arrive 5-10 minutes before the starting time as it may not be possible to meet the guide after the tour has already started.

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FAQs 🔎

What will I see during the Free Tour of Chennai?

During the Free Tour of Chennai, you will have the opportunity to explore and admire some of the city’s most iconic landmarks. Your journey will include visits to the stunning Kapaleeswarar Temple, the impressive Jama Mosque, and the historical St. Thomas Cathedral Basilica. As you walk through the city, you will also see the culturally significant Vivekananda House, stroll along the picturesque Chennai Marine Beach, and catch a glimpse of the iconic Lighthouse. This comprehensive tour will provide you with an enriching experience of Chennai’s history, culture, and architectural marvels.

How much should I tip my guide?

For free tours, the general principle of tipping is based on your satisfaction with the tour and your budget. A common practice could be in the range of 400-800 Indian Rupees, depending on the quality of the tour, the guide’s performance, and your budget. Of course, if you feel that the guide went above and beyond, you could tip more as a token of appreciation.

Keep in mind that these amounts are just suggestions, and you should adjust your tip according to your level of satisfaction with the tour. It’s always a good idea to carry some small bills to make tipping easier.

How do I find the guide?

Head to the Kapaleeshwarar Temple and arrive a few minutes before the scheduled start time. Keep an eye out for a group gathering, as there could be fellow tour participants. By arriving early and being attentive to signs and group dynamics, you’ll easily find your guide and be ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through Chennai.

What is the meeting point of the Free Tour of Chennai?

The meeting point is at the main door of the Kapaleeshwarar Temple.

How long does the Free Tour of Chennai last?

The Free Tour of Chennai lasts around 2 hours.

Where does the Free Tour of Chennai end?

The Free Tour of Chennai finishes at Vivekananda House.

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