While at the Kalakshetra Foundation it's also worth visiting the Book Building, 700m south of Kalakshetra, where Tara Books stages free...
St Thomas Mount
The reputed site of St Thomas’ martyrdom in AD 72 rises in the southwest of the city, 2.5km north of St Thomas Mount train station. The...
Royal Enfield Factory
The classic Enfield Bullet motorcycle has been manufactured since 1955 in far northern Chennai. Two-hour tours run on the second and...
Café Coffee Day
Reliably good hot and cold coffees and teas for ₹60 to ₹120. Also at Egmore , Nungambakkam and Express Avenue Mall .
From an impeccably clean kitchen (which you can tour if you like), come limitless, flavour-packed lunchtime thalis, dished up...
Valluvar Kottam High Rd · interesting places nearby
Valluvar Kottam information
This memorial honours the Tamil poet Thiruvalluvar and his classic work, the Thirukural . A weaver by trade, Thiruvalluvar lived around the 1st century BC in what is present-day Chennai and wrote this famed poem, providing a moral code for millions of followers. The three-level memorial replicates ancient Tamil architecture and boasts an immense 35m chariot, as well as an enormous auditorium and inscriptions of the Thirukural ’s 1330 couplets.