Nov 14, 2010

More of Chennai Traffic and Monuments

Chennai City

Chennai City Traffic

Sep 12, 2010

Valluvar Kottam Pictures

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.

Aug 22, 2010

Light House Chennai

Light House is a famous landmark on the Marina Beach in Chennai, India.

Burma Bazaar Chennai

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.

Aug 20, 2010

Kolliwood Chennai

Chennai is known as South India's Hollywood (Kolliwood). Recently I found an old movie theater in the Broadway
                                          Broadway Theater

                                          Usual Movie Advertisement  on a Public Wall

Aug 18, 2010


I am not sure about the significance of these buildings in the history of Chennai, but I found them very amazing.

Broadway Chennai

Broadway is one of  the busiest commercial streets in Chennai. Luckily the street was empty on a lazy hot Sunday afternoon.

A very colorful build at Broadway.

Aug 17, 2010

Wesleyan Chapel Chennai

Wesleyan Chapel is at the Broadway Chennai and this Church was built in 1822.

Aug 15, 2010

Parry's Corner Chennai

Parry's Corner Chennai

Victory War Memorial in Chennai

Victory War Memorial in Chennai is near the Marina beach by the Island Grounds in Chennai.

These picture are taken while we were driving from Mrina beach to the Chennai Central Railway Station.

Ambedkar Manimandapam in Chennai

 Ambedkar Mani Mandapam in Chennai is a memorial building for Dr.B.R.Ambedkar. 

The building is situated by the Greenways Road in Chennai. 

Adyar Poonga - Adyar Eco Park

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. 

Aug 14, 2010

Fortis Malar Hospital Chennai

Fortis Malar Hospital Chennai
52, Gandhi Nagar, 1st Main Road
Adyar,Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600020
Phone 044-42892222

Chennai Adyar Bridge

Chennai Adyar Bridge

Chennai Traffic Pictures

Chennai city traffic on a lazy Sunday afternoon.

Anna University Picture

 Anna University Chennai was established in 1978 and now it is one of the reputed universities in South India.