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With this trail that is conducted twice a day (at around 10.30 am or 3.30 pm) for around two hours, rediscover the different traditions and cultures of South India. Dakshinachitra, located 26km from the main Chennai city, is a living museum of art and architecture that portrays various South Indian lifestyles.

Arrive at the museum and under the guidance of a guide, visit all its corners and witness statues of Gods and Goddesses that depicts the faith and beliefs prevailing in the society. Stroll through the colourful lanes of this museum and get the answers of some of the commonly asked questions about South Indian traditions. What was the logic behind low slung house, why wooden pillars were preferred and what is the reason for having round dining areas; get to know about all this and more.

Duration: This one day tour will take around 2 hours (Conducted twice daily)

Other Inclusions

  • Guide charges
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  • Entrance tickets


  • Photography: Permission is required before clicking pictures of religious place and people. In certain places, you would have to buy a camera ticket.
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  • You need to inform us beforehand of any walking disability.
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  • Our regular city trails can be enjoyed by anyone over 12 years of age. Younger children may not find the content on these trails very relevant or interesting.
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  • Dress comfortably and conservatively. In most public places, and especially religious places, it is best to keep your shoulders and legs covered.

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