Egmore is the Anglicised form of "Ezhumbur", the name of a pre-British era village situated on the northern banks of the River Coyuum. Egmore Museum was one of the first notable monuments to be constructed here after the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857. The Connemara Library was created as an annex, housing the Museum's vast book collection and became operational in 1896.It is an important residential area as well as a commercial and transportation hub. The Egmore Railway Station is an important railway junction after the Chennai Central. Other important institutions based in Egmore include the Government Women and Children's Hospital, the Tamil Nadu State Archives and theTamil Nadu Archaeology Department, The National Art Gallery, the Directorate of Public Instruction, The Wesley Church, is the oldest church of the region. Office of the Commissioner of Greater Chennai Police Departmentis located here. Some important hotels in this area are the Taj Connemara, , Hotel Chennai Gate, Hotel Ambassador Pallava, Hotel Westin Park etc. Good Shepherd School and the Womens Christian College are some noteworthy educational institutes.
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