1-Hour Online Marina Beach Live Guided Tour

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 60 minutes

Departs: Chennai, Chennai

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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While Marina is famous for being one of the longest beaches in Chennai, it was also a backdrop for many key events during India’s Independence movement. In this tour we will take you on a walk along the Marina Beach and talk about some of the key personalities and events that helped in India gaining its independence. This is a live and online tour where you will be able to experience the Indian Independence movement at Marina Beach, from the comfort of your home. Our guide will be at the venue and you will join the live and interactive tour via video call over phone.

What's Included


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 99

Additional Info

  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Gandhi Statue
We start from the Gandhi Statue point. This is arguably the most famous spot in the Marian Beach! We will tell you about Gandhiji’s Chennai connection. We will talk about how Gandhiji was in Chennai when the dreaded Rowlatt Act was passed in 1919 by British India and how he called for a nationwide protest.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Marina Beach
We are now at the statue of Subramaniya Bharati. Bharatiyar as he was fondly called, was one of the greatest Tamil poets and a key figure in the Independence movement. He wrote his first poem when he was 7! His songs on nationalism and freedom of India helped to rally the masses to support the Indian Independence Movement in Tamil Nadu.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Nungambakkam/Marina Beach
Annie Besant was part Irish and part British. But she was also one of the most famous citizens in the history of Chennai! She was the first women president of Indian National Congress in 1917. In the early part of 20th century, Annie Besant led the ‘Home Rule League’ movement alongside Bal Gangadhar Tilak. We will talk more about her role in India's freedom struggle.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Chennai (Madras)
On September 3, 1939 Netaji visited the Madras Presidency for the first time. Bose addressed a public meeting right here on the Marina Beach. More than a thousand people had come to listen to him. He travelled in an open Jeep to ‘Gandhi Peak’ on Bharathi Salai, Triplicane where he stayed for 3 days.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Vivekananda House
We are at Vivekananda House, an important landmark in Chennai is associated with the Sri Ramakrishna Math since 1897. Swami Vivekananda stayed here for nine days after his triumphant return from the West where he gave his famous speech at the world parliament of religions in Chicago. Chennai was his first port of call after return to India. We will talk more about him and the Marina connection.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Fort St. George
We are at the last destination of todays independence day tour. Fort St George was the first British Fortress in India. There are 3 main sections to the Fort. A Museum, Legislative buildings and St Mary Church – The first Anglican church in India. It is a great place to understand how British came to dominate India , their rule and finally how India won its independence. We will talk more about the role this fort played in India's freedom struggle.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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