St. Mary's Church
This is the oldest Anglican Church in Asia. The imposing white edifice was consecrated in
1679 AD; and continues to be an important place of worship. It's treasures are the altar piece,
a large painting of the last supper, a 1660 bible and silver plates.
Visitors to St. Mary's
Church will be reminded of the men who built Madras (Chennai) and also of the institutions they
gave to the city. This Church, often described as the Westminster Abbey of the East, is the
oldest British building in Chennai.