An easy walk through Mylapore, exploring fascinating stories hidden away in the mundane rituals of daily life. Stories behind everyday sights, stories of Gods and demons, of ancient customs and symbolisms, and of Mylapore and Madras.
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"If you want an authentic, nuanced taste of India with a twist of historical significance. Then take a walk with one of the locals and hear their stories"
Arri Ferrari, AustinTexas, USA
" The guide was knowledgeable and clear. She was able to tell lots of interesting stories around the temple, what people went there for, stories about the different gods and rituals."
K. Byers CanberraAustralia
"This is a great trail to help explain about Hindu temples and the customs and practices which happen every day in and around the temple. The storytelling approach brings everything to life and we also saw the Cathedral. An excellent tour"
" Our guide was excellent, and her stories and insights into South Indian culture and religion made the rest of our time in South India much more understandable. Best decision ever."
Douglas MToronto, Canada
"Had a delightful stroll through the alleys of Mylapore.The research that went into it is reflected in the stories they tell. I would highly recommend this trail."
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