Vadapalani exists as one of the suburban regions in the city
of Chennai. The locality is housed in the western precincts of the
city. For reference, the adjoining areas Vadapalani include
Mambalam, K.K.Nagar and Nungambakkam. The place is connected by
roads and railways to other regions of the city.
Vadapalani is basically a residential area, provided with a number
of small residential localities. Some of these localities have names
like Easwar Nagar, Padmanabha Nagar, Veera Pandia Nagar, Arumbakkam,
Nehru Nagar, Jai Nagar, etc. One of the most popular attraction in
the city suburbs is the Vadapalani Temple. The temple, built some
125 years ago, houses the image of most revered deity of Tamil Nadu,
Lord Muruga. The temple is one of the frequently visited worshipping
places in Chennai. With approximately 7,000 marriage ceremonies
being performed here, the statement stands justified.
Vadapalani also contains number of three star and budget hotels,
which cater to the tourists at large. Some acknowledged hotels of
the region include Hotel Saravan Bhavan, Aadithya Hotel, Ambika
Empire Best Western, Hotel Maurya and more. Besides hotels, the
region has ample medical institutions, schools, shopping areas and
other commercial enterprises. Some other reputed establishments in
the area include Dr.Sugana Memorial Hospital, M.R.Medical Centre,
Bharat Hospital and Indian Institute of Engineering Technology.
Areas Under Vadapalani
- The Arcot Road helps in the commutation to and from the city
center. The city center is about 7 kms and bus services are
easily available. The region falls in West Chenai.
- Nungambakkam Railway Station is the nearest to Vadapalani.
This railway station is less than a kilometre far from
- Chennai Airport is located to the south west of Vadapalani
and about 8 kms far.