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Posted Date: 10-Jan-2011  Last Updated:   Category: Miscellaneous Articles    
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This is an article about valluvar kottam a landmark in chennai.



Valluvar kottam chennai
Location of Valluvar kottam

Valluvar Kottam a landmark is located on the intersection of kodambakkam high road and village road. This location was actually a mark of a lake located at this area. The memorial place of India is a landmark for all the local living people and it is located in Nungambakam.

History of Valluvar kottam

Valluvar kottam was constructed in 1976 to honor the great tamil poet and saint Thiruvalluvar who wrote 1330 thirukural about 2000 years ago. The construction was a replica of a temple in thiruvarur. The temple chariot has a thiruvalluvar statue which has been raised for 39 meters height. Mr.M.Karunanidhi laid a stone and helped with the construction. It was opened by Thiru Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed the former president of India presided by Thiru. K.K. Shah, Governor of Tamilnadu.

What is special in Valluvar kottam?
kural mandabam
The auditorium of Valluvar kottam can accomodate 4000 people at a time. The architect of this south indian asset is the famous and traditional architect Mr. V. Ganapati Sthapati. The memorial stand was created by using over 3,000 blocks of stone. The main entrance is designed with a kural written in the center. The environment is maintained to give a greenish look all around. Kural mandabam is in the first floor. Here we can see the 1330 Thirukural written by our Tamil Poet Thiruvalluvar. All the golden words are written on the granite books having two heading with twenty Kurals in each book. We can take the pleasure by seeing all the 1330 kurals at the same place.

How to reach Valluvar kottam?

To reach Valluvar kottam through Air
Valluvar kottam is one of the famous tourist spot in chennai there people from other country wish to visit. It can be reached easily from airport. Chennai airport connects important cities of India and even the other cities of the World.

To reach Valluvar kottam by Train
The local people who wish to visit valluvar kottam can make use the train service that is available in their cities. One can get Nungambakkam train from wherever in the city railway station.

To reach Valluvar kottam by Roads
If getting train is not that easy, one can get apt bus services inside the city. Lot of bus services are available at any time to nungambakkam and valluvar kottam has a bus stop.
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