Madras High Court is one of the popular monuments in Chennai. Located near Marina Beach,
Madras High Court is a prominent landmark of Chennai city.
Madras High Court was one among the three High Courts in Pre-Independent India, the others being in Mumbai and Kolkata.
The Madras High Court was built in 1862 in the Indo-Saracenic architectural style.
Henry Irwin designed Madras High Court. In 1914, Madras High Court was damaged by German attacks.
Madras High Court along with the High Courts in Mumbai and Kolkata are of great significance as they were created under Queen Victoria’s charter in the 19th century. It is the second largest judicial complex in the world.