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Valluvar Kottam

34, Valluvar Kottam High Road, Tirumurthy Nagar, Nungambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600034

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Valluvar Kottam

Valluvar Kottam is a memorial and an auditorium in Chennai located 5.3 km from The Raintree Hotels. Constructed in 1976 to honour the Tamil poet-saint Tiruvalluvar who wrote the famous piece 'Thirukkural', the structure is shaped like a temple chariot. Inside is a life-size statue of Tiruvalluvar. As for the auditorium, it can hold up to 4,000 people, making it the largest one of its kind in Asia.


PRICES - Memorial is free. Event rates vary.

HOURS - 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Closed on Fridays and holidays.


  • Grand Lifestyle Expo
  • Carnival of Oneness
  • Annual Crafts Bazaar


  • Memorial
  • Workshops
  • Seminars
  • Tours


  • What's unique about Valluvar Kottam?

    One of the most unique aspects of this memorial in Chennai is that the poet Tiruvalluvar's masterpiece, 'Thirukkural', is inscribed in bas-relief on the base of the chariot. And it's not a short poem. There are 133 chapters that feature 1330 verses.
  • What's the best way to get there?

    Located at the intersection of Kodambakkam High Road and Village Road, Valluvar Kottam is accessible by mass transportation. You can take a bus, auto rickshaw or taxi.

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Distance from attraction: 5.3 km

Why Stay at The Raintree?

  • Airport Shuttle
  • Restaurants in Hotel
  • Poolside Bar
  • Complimentary Breakfast
  • Wi-Fi in Public Areas

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