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Valluvar Kottam Chennai
Valluvar Kottam is one of the popular monuments in Chennai, dedicated to the classical Tamil poet, philosopher, and saint, Thiruvalluvar. It is located at the intersection of the Kodambakkam High Road Nungambakkam and the Village road. The monument now stands at what was once the deepest point of a local lake. The lake region is now completely covered and its been built on.
It was constructed in 1976 in the memory of Thiruvalluvar, who wrote his famous Thirukkural (poems) some 2,000 years ago. All 133 chapters and 1330 verses of the Thirukkural are have been put up on the front hall corridors.
The hall has now become venue for variety of exhibitions. Every month Valluvar Kottam exhibition hall showcases exhibitions from different walks of life.