Nungambakkam represent a central suburb of the capital city of
Tamil Nadu, Chennai. The place is located a little away from the
city center, which is George Town. The adjoining regions of
Nungambakkam include Egmore, Thyagaraya Nagar and Kilpauk.
Nungambakkam marks one of the commercial hubs in the city of
Chennai. The region houses a number of commercial enterprises that
operate in the city and beyond its frontiers.
Nungambakkam is jam-packed with the popular commercial
establishments. The place is dotted with market places, banks,
hotels and offices of reputed enterprises in the city. The region
features some important offices that are rooted in the suburbs. Some
foreign offices providing services in the region include those of
France, Greece, Britain, Srilanka, Austria, Korea, etc. The region
also has a flourishing number of hotels and restaurants. The Taj
Coromandel, Park Hotel, Hotel Mars and Anna Quality Inn are some
renowned ones in the list. The Valluvar Memorial is one of the
principal tourist attractions in the city. The memorial features an
imposing structure built in the style of temple chariot and a grand
auditorium. The auditorium is said to be the largest in Asia.
The region is also famous as a cultural centre in the city. A
number of cultural academies are deeply rooted in the city. The
Lalit Kala Academy is one such popular centre in Nungambakkam.
The central suburbs of Nungambakkam is provided with some well
established schools and college. The Loyola College and Ethiraj
Women's College are some of the distinguished educational institutes
in the region.
Areas Under Nungambakkam
- Nungambakkam is connected with the city by a netork of
roads. The city center is about 3 kms far from the place.
- The region is provided with a railway halt station called
Nungambakkam Railway Station. The railways further connects the
region with other suburban areas and nearby districts.
- By travelling in a plane one can reach as close as
Meenambakkam. The distance from Meenambakkam to Nungambakkam is
about 11 kms.
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