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Penang 2016: The House at Armenian Street

One of the main highlights of the trip was having mum reconnect with her childhood and relatives again. Seeing her at the house she grew up in was definitely nostalgic, even for us. 34 more words


A guide book to Armenian Street and Church

Earlier this week, we had a heritage walk around Armenian Street and Church. On this occasion, a booklet containing the details of the places covered was distributed to all the participants. 72 more words

Chennai (Madras) History

A Heritage Walk on Armenian Street

Did you know that Armenian Street is just not about churches? For instance, at least one temple on this thoroughfare has a connect with Kanchipuram. MS Subbulakshmi was not allowed to sing in a concert venue here owing to her family background, such being the foolish taboos of those days. 304 more words

Chennai (Madras) History

Heritage walk covering Armenian Street and Church

The Armenians were once a vital part of our city’s trade and commerce. Today none of them survives here but they have left behind several reminders. 261 more words

Chennai (Madras) History