(Last Updated on : 18/10/2017)
Tiruvottriyur Beach is one of the beautiful beaches in South India
. The beach
and the Thiruvotriyur city
are located in the north of Chennai
. The Beach and the city is an esplanade located on the shores of the Bay of Bengal
. Due to its nearness to Parry's Corner and Chennai Central along with comparatively cheaper residential space and decent amenities, Tiruvottriyur Beach is fetching fast as a residential destination. Tiruvottriyur Beach is one of the oldest coastal habitations near of the Bay of Bengal.
Things to do in Tiruvottiyur Beach
Tiruvottriyur Beach has many attractions for the tourists. Nearby popular attraction of Tiruvottiyur Beach is the Thyagaraja Temple
which is closely associated with the saint
. Thyagaraja Temple is one of the Paadal Petra Sthalangal and amongst the great Shiva Temples
of Tamil Nadu
and the Samadhi
of Saint Pattinathar.
Thyagaraja Temple was visited by many ancient Indian hermits and poets
like Appar, Sundarar, Gnana Sambandhar, Thyagayyar, Vallalar, Valmiki
00, Adi Shankaracharaya Kamba Ramayanam was composed here at Thyagaraja Swamy Vadivudaiamman Temple, before it was recited at Sri Rangam, Trichy
in Chennai. Marina Beach
is also near to Tiruvottriyur Beach and is Chennai's most famous tourist attraction. The beach has a diverse residential population due to the industrial units, trading activity and nearby fishing
Visiting Information of Tiruvottiyur Beach
Tiruvottriyur, Chennai is easily accessible by Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) buses from across the Chennai and has a bus terminus. The number of train services on this road is quite regular. Tiruvottriyur has two rail stations
, one at Tiruvottriyur and the other at Wimco Nagar.
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