Valluvar Kottam Monument in Chennai

Valluvar Kottam Monument Overview

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Valluvar Kottam was built in the year 1976 to honour the great classical Tamil poet and saint Tiruvalluvar who wrote the famous Thirukkural. Three thousand stone blocks were used to create this memorial. All the 133 chapters of his work Thirukkural have been inscribed in the front hall corridor.

A life-sized statue of the poet is mounted inside the monument which has been built in the shape of a temple chariot (39 meter high). The place also boasts of a huge auditorium which can accommodate around 4000 people and is believed to be the largest auditorium in Asia.

  • Opening Closing Time 8 am to 6 pm
    The monument is closed on Fridays and Public Holidays.

  • Entrance Fee INR 10 (Adults); INR 5 (Children)

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Location

34, Valluvar Kottam High Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai- 600034