Madras Week: Monuments, Memories and Milestones

Landmarks that have stood the test of time and the lore surrounding the metropolis take us back in time on an incredible journey through a living and breathing city that is Chennai.

Buckingham Canal
Chennai’s landscape is incomplete without the Buckingham canal that covers the length and breadth of the city. This canal was once a salt water navigation channel connecting Pedda Ganjam in Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh with Marakkanam in Tamil Nadu. Of this, 163 km falls in the Tamil Nadu limits and in the city, it runs for 48 km.

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