Royapetah is a centrally located suburb in the city of
Chennai. The city constitutes one of the four metropolitan cities of
India and is the capital of Tamil Nadu state. Royapetah is situated
a little west of the famous Marina Beach of Chennai. The locality
features one of the developed commercial centres lying adjacent to
the Chennai city center.
The locality houses Goudiya Math, an imposing temple structure that
makes up one of the popular attractions in the region. Some other
attractions located in the vicinity of Royapetah include
Parthasarathy Temple and Aamir Mahal. Both of these attractions are
housed in the adjacent Triplicane suburbs and at a walking distance
Due to the close proximity of Royapetah to the city center, the
place witness a great lot of activities, mostly commercial, making
the entire region one of the busiest places in the city. The
township is a flourishing trade and commerce centre. The place
features great many establishments encompassing educational
institutes, hospitals, business houses, hotels and hospitals. Some
reputed educational institutes located in the Royapetah outskirts
include Queen Mary's College, Lady Willington Training College, etc.
Royapetah is provided with certain areas that are inhabited by
people and thus form the residential places. Azad Nagar and
Gopalapuram constitute the popular residential areas in the
township. A number of hospitals and hotels provide services in these
regions and beyond. Duraiswami Hospital and Forensic Medicine
Hospital are popular institutes located here. Accommodation and
catering facilities are provided by a number of budget hotels in the
Areas Under Royapettah
- Royapetah is situated towards the south of the Chennai city
center. The distance between Royapetah and city center is a
little more than 2 kms.
- The Light House Railway Station serves as the regional
railway staion for Royapetah. The station is located close to
the Kamaraj Salai road in the east.
- Chennai Airport grounded at Meenambakkam provides
accessibility via airways. The airport is located some 10 kms
away and towards the south west of Royapetah.