West Chennai
K K Nagar

K K Nagar is one of the planned townships in Chennai, just like Chandigarh and K K Nagar is the acronym of Kalaignar Karunanithi Nagar. It is a rectangular piece of land divided into sectors which ar...

Poonamallee

Originally known as Poovirundhavalli it means a place where jasmine is cultivated. It is a suburb of Chennai having a rich cultural heritage. It is situated on the Chennai Bangalore Highway. The...

Saligramam

In 1977, Saligramam was merged with Chennai and it has some of the most renowned film studious of Tamil Nadu. They are the L.V.Prasad Film & TV Academy, AVM studio, Majestic Studios, Vasu Studios, Shy...

Vadapalani

Vadapalani, situated in the heart of Chennai is a busy neighbourhood in Chennai.In 2013 the Forum Vijaya Mall was opened on the Arcot road bang opposite to the Kamala cinema theatre. AVM Rajeshwar...

Villivakkam

It got the name of Villivakkam from the story that Sage Agasthya planted a "Vilvam" plant, which has got medicinal and spiritual healing power and hence the name. The Shiva temple in Villivakkam has a...

Virugambakkam

Virugambakkam a suburban place, mainly a residential colony is well connected with roads to the heart of Chennai. Situated on the arterial road, called the Arcot Road, has the nearest bus terminuses a...

Porur

Having been incorporated in the Chennai Corporation in 2011, it is an important segment in the Mount Poonamallee Road. There are several chemical factories and manufacturing houses here. The veget...

Valasaravakkam

Due its remoteness, this area developed slowly in the initial stages but due to the Arcot Road, the progress started catching up. Many huge residential complexes are coming up in this area since this ...

Mogappair

Previously known as Maga-p-peru meaning blessed with a child is today known as a concocted to Mogappair. There is a famous temple here called the Sri Santhana Srinivasa Perumal Temple and is believed...

Iyyappanthangal

Iyyappanthangal town borders the Thiruvallur District and the Porur junction is very close by. This town comes under the Kundrathur Panchayat and the nearest railway station is Guindy. The bus terminu...

Kattupakkam

Kattupakkam is a suburb of the city of Chennai in Tamil Nadu, India. It is located 20 kilometres from Fort St George on the Mount-Poonamallee Road. The nearest bus depot is at Iyyappanthangal whic...

Anna Nagar

Anna Nagar is one of the prime locations of Chennai both in terms of commercial outlets and residences. Previously known as “Naduvakkarai”, it got its present name from the famous Tamil leader Sri...

Arumbakkam

Primarily a residential colony, it has many landmarks. The major one was the Goldspot Bottling Company which has given way to a car dealer’s outlet. The More recently the TNPCB (Tamil Nadu Pollution...

Ashok Nagar

This area is identified by the Ashok Pillar situated at the heart of the colony. The Tamil Nadu Housing Board constructed residential flats to promote this area and then subsequently shopping complexe...