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Top TEN-10 Areas in Chennai - Tamilnadu, India 2009-2010



Top TEN-10 Areas in Chennai - Tamilnadu, India 2009-2010



1. areas-in-chennaiAnna Nagar is one of the costliest residential localities in the metropolitan city of Chennai, India. It is one among the fastest growing parts of the city. In addition to being a famous residential area, Anna Nagar has turned a busy commercial and educational center, a mini city within this big metropolitan area. One of the main attractions in Anna Nagar is the Anna Tower. The Anna tower was built for the World Trade Fair in 1968. The large arch in the southern part of Anna Nagar known as the Anna Arch was built in the 1980s, when Anna Nagar still had areas of undeveloped land.



2. Adyar or Adayar is a big neighborhood south of Chennai (formerly Madras) in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. It is one among the greenest areas in Chennai. It is situated on the southern banks of the Adyar River which combines into the Adyar Creek now being re-constructed as the Adyar Eco Park/ Adyar Poonga. It is surrounded by the Buckingham Canal to the west, Tiruvanmiyur to the south, and Besant Nagar to the east. Adyar comprises different sub-localities like Gandhi Nagar, Kasturba Nagar, Jeevaratnam Nagar, Nehru Nagar, Indira Nagar, Padmanabha Nagar, Bhaktavatsalam Nagar, Parameshwari Nagar, Shastri Nagar, Karpagam Garden, Arunachalapuram etc. Adyar is one among the posh localities in Chennai. The center of this neighborhood streams along the Sardar Patel Road, Chennai, between Gandhinagar(north) and Kasturbai Nagar(south).

3. Besant Nagar is one of Chennai’s most elite neighborhoods, named after the popular lady theosophist Annie Besant, and adjoins the Theosophical Society. The Theosophical Society HeadQuarters situated here, is famed for its Banyan trees and serene settings. It was started in 1875, and is a globally body whose primary objective is Universal Brotherhood. Kalakshetra Academy, the world famous dance school begun by Rukmini Devi Arundale is also here in this locality.



4. Mylapore is the cultural hub, and a bustling neighborhood, just south of Chennai (previously Madras) city, the capital of Tamil Nadu, India. Mylapore is a major commercial center, and one of the ancient residential parts of the city. It is well-linked by roads and Metro railway network, MRTS. It is popular for its tree-lined avenues, the popular 7th century Kapaleeswarar Temple, its kutcheri season and Ramakrishna Math.



5. Nungambakkam is top of the wealthiest localities in the heart of the city of Chennai, India’s 4th largest metropolitan city. Nungambakkam is sometimes known as a ‘city in itself’. The neighborhood is plenty with multi-national commercial establishments, tourist spots, star hotels, significant government offices, foreign consulates, sprawling educational institutions, shopping malls, sporting facilities, restaurants and cultural centers. Nungambakkam is also a prime residential area in Chennai. The adjoining regions of Nungambakkam comprise Egmore, Chetpet, T.Nagar, Kodambakkam, Choolaimedu and Kilpauk.



6. Velachery is bordered by IIT Madras in the north-east, Taramani in the east and Adambakkam in the northwest; other neighboring areas add Guindy, Adyar and Thiruvanmiyur. Most of the neighborhood is populated with houses. As more and more IT parks are growing on the Old Mahabalipuram road, IT & working-class people are settling in Velachery. Velachery is one of the quickest developing area in chennai.



7. West Mambalam is a prime residential locality in Chennai city next to commercial shopping area, T.Nagar-located west of Anna Salai/Mount Road. Many years ago, it was famed as Maha Bilwa Puram, since there were lots of Vilwa trees here. It has down the line taken the name, West Mambalam. This is a nice, secured and top residential area to live in chennai.

8. Kilpauk is a small commercial township in Chennai, the capital city of the state of Tamil Nadu, India. The distance from Chennai’s city center to Kilpauk is about 6 km. The region is located off the Ponamallee High Road in the west. Adjacent suburbs of Kilpauk comprise Chetpet, Anna Nagar, Egmore and Purasawalkam.



9. Thiruvanmiyur is a district in the south of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. The area is a emerging development with Tidel Information Technology Park situated nearby. The Marundeeswarar Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva is present in the area. Thiruvanmiyur houses the Kalakshetra cultural academy, dedicated to the preservation, teaching and development of Indian culture.



10. Thyagaraya Nagar (also pronounced Tyagaraya Nagar, and abbreviated T. Nagar) is a big, primarily commercial, locality in Chennai, India. It is located in the centre of the city, south-west of the Anna Flyover. It is named after Sir P. Thyagaraya, whose Justice Party was in power when the settlement was laid out. The place is a significant centre for shopping and entertainment, and also a major hub for the intra-city bus service.

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