Contemporary Art Gallery
National Art Gallery
While at the Kalakshetra Foundation it's also worth visiting the Book Building, 700m south of Kalakshetra, where Tara Books stages free...
This modern version of the English pub is one of the few places in Chennai that hosts live music nightly. Not always great music, but...
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.