Valluvar Kottam

September 26, 2015, Chennai

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The Valluvar Kottam is a memorial for the poet-saint Tiruvalluvar is shaped like a temple chariot.

It is said that this chariot is, in fact, the duplicate from the temple chariot in Thiruvarur. A life-size statue of the saint has been installed within the chariot that is 33m. tall.
The 133 chapters of his popular work Thirukkural have been depicted in bas-relief inside the front hall corridors of the chariot. The auditorium at Valluvar Kottam is stated to be the greatest in Asia and boasts a seating capacity of 4000. It can be considered as a modern day memorial to the wonderful poet who represents the culture of the Tamils.
This memorial can be visited on all days except Fridays and National Holidays.
  

The Valluvar Kottam is a memorial for the poet-saint Tiruvalluvar is shaped like a temple chariot. It is said that this chariot is, in fact, the duplicate from the temple chariot in Thiruvarur. A life-size statue of the saint has been installed within the chariot that is 33m. tall.

The 133 chapters of his popular work Thirukkural have been depicted in bas-relief inside the front hall corridors of the chariot. The auditorium at Valluvar Kottam is stated to be the greatest in Asia and boasts a seating capacity of 4000. It can be considered as a modern day memorial to the wonderful poet who represents the culture of the Tamils.

This memorial can be visited on all days except Fridays and National Holidays.