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Valluvar Kottam Monument

Kodambakkam High Road and Village Road | Nungambakkam, Chennai (Madras), India
+91 94430 19884
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An imposing stone chariot with an elephant motif. Bank-sponsored garden is very pretty and well... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2018
Taichionthebeach
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Santa Barbara, California
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Nice Chariot

Its a wonderful place to visit. Nice atmosphere.Its a replica of the Thiruvarur chariot.The chariot... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2018
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Kodambakkam High Road and Village Road | Nungambakkam, Chennai (Madras), India
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+91 94430 19884
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

An imposing stone chariot with an elephant motif. Bank-sponsored garden is very pretty and well watered. But not much else to see without scheduled exhibitions.

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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Its a wonderful place to visit. Nice atmosphere.Its a replica of the Thiruvarur chariot.The chariot consists of 133 adigarangal inscripted in it.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is a beautiful chariot, it is impressive both due to its size and intricate carvings. It is at the entrance of a big handloom market where you can buy ethnic dresses from many Indian states (Orissa, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Bengale, Kashmir...). You can find everything:...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

I went to Valluvar Kottam Monument. Valluvar Kottam is known for its great architecture, built with innovative layouts and well-thought execution. In addition to being an important tourist destination in the city, Valluvar Kottam also plays host to some of the most important exhibitions and events...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

I have went there to see the Stone built I dint know how to mention it. The atmosphere there is peaceful could have a wonderful time there.

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

The structure is really excellent. The gigantic granite structure in the form of chariot is really good. It is really worth praising. Compared to the hampi ratha- it is quiet big - like old temple chariots. But the problem is you can't go on to...More

Thank Dilip K
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

I have visited this place several times in the past. Great landmark place for all the people to visit and spend. Thirukkural versions were written on the walls. And there is a car (ratham) with all those main chapters located in the front side with...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

it is situated at nungambakkam high road. it is to celebrate the tamil language and its glory. now it is not used for literary seminars. at present, the manintenance is very poor. some exhibitikns, handlooms, khadikraft fair is sometimes going on.

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

This monument was built by Ex-Chief Minister and DMK leader Mr.M.Karunanidhi , to celebrate Tamil Language and its glory. In fact,portion of that place belonged to private party and it was acquired for Valluvar Kottam project. At that time, it was a spectacular mammoth monument,...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

I have visited this Monument several times before but I visited this time because there was a fair(exhibition) going on. This modern monument was initially planned and Built by Mr.Karunanidhi, ex.Chief Minister of Tamilnadu state, in memory of the great Poet Thiruvalluvar ( Author of...More

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