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Senate House Chennai

The Senate House in Chennai situated on the Chennai University Campus is one of the glorious historical monuments of Chennai. The Senate House located in Chennai has been witness to a number of grand events of the past, which still has left their mark on the walls and corridors of the building.


The Senate House Chennai is located in the campus of the Madras University which is now called the Chennai University.

  • Air: Nearest airport is Chennai which connect to the major cities.
  • Rail: Chennai is the nearest railway station.

Features of Senate House in Chennai:

The Senate House Chennai is one of the oldest buildings of Chennai which reminds us of the colonial past of the country. The Chennai Senate House was built in the 19th century and shows traces of the famed Indo Sarcenic style with architectural features of the Byzantine period.

The House has a central hall with corridors resting on firm pillars. The vibrantly colored domes of Senate House are quite eye catching for the tourists. The Senate House in Chennai has seen meetings, functions and seminars for the past 125 years. There were a number of convocations that were held under the brightly illuminated lamps of the Senate House Chennai. The convocations were later shifted to Centenary Convocation Auditorium.

The Senate House, Chennai is no more in use now and for a long time it has not been a part of events or meetings yet with the passing time it has still maintained its glory and grandeur.


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