A monument dedicated to the poet and verses of ancient poet Thiruvalluvar in the heart of Chennai was constructed in the mid 1970s at the deepest point of what had once been a lake. More than 1300 verses from the poet's most famous work, the Thirukurral, are inscribed in a hall section of the monument that leads up to the replica of the temple chariot in Thiruvarur. The hall with inscriptions is able to hold 4000 people.
Burma Bazaar is a market in Chennai, very close to the Central Railway Station and Parrys Corner where I usually do my DVD shopping. Unfortunately on that Sunday afternoon all the shops were closed and the streets were empty.
Adyar Poonga or Adyar Eco Park in Chennai is an ecological park run by the Tamil Nadu Road Development Corporation under the guidance of the Tamil Nadu State government in the middle of the city. This park can be accessed from the Greenways Rd in Adyar, Chennai.