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Mylapore, Chennai

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About Mylapore Chennai

Mylapore is located on south Chennai and is surrounded by Teynampet, Royapettah, River Adyar and Triplicane. The place coordinates with 13.03-degree north latitude and 80.26-degree east longitude. The area comes under Ward 147 under Chennai Corporation and falls under South Chennai Lok Sabha Constituency and Mylapore Vidhan Sabha Constituency. The place is also known as a cultural hub for many social and religious activities taking place in Mylapore. Mylapore is also known as Tirumayilai and one of the oldest extensions and commercial areas in core of the Chennai city. Mylapore is also familiar for the famous Sri Kapaleeshwaran Temple and being the birth place of the famous Tamil Poet Thiruvalluvar, the locality is a blend of cultural and traditional heritage.

About Mylapore:

Meaning and History of Mylapore:

Mylapore is derived from Tamil word “Mayil Arparikum” meaning ‘Land of peacock screams’. It is said that many peacock used to thrive in this place many decades back, hence the name Mylapore. Mylapore was first conquered by the Portuguese in the year 1523, but later fell into the hands of the British in the year 1749. From a sleepy town, Mylapore has transformed into a major commercial area in recent times. Today Mylapore is known for residential locality, shopping malls, Temples, auditoriums and theaters.

Sub Localities in Mylapore:

Mylapore is known for some of the noted localities such as:

  • Foreshore Estate
  • Luz
  • Mandaveli
  • Quibble Island
  • Raja Annaimalaipuram
  • Mayor Ramanathan Chettiayar Nagar
  • Karpagam Avenue

Prominent Monuments in Mylapore:

Some of the reputed landmarks are:

  • Mylapore Station
  • Sri Ramakrishna Math
  • Thiruvalluvar Temple
  • Kapaleeshwar Temple
  • San Thome Basilica
  • Vivekananda College
  • Chennai Light House
  • All India Radio

Connectivity to Mylapore:

Mylapore is well connected by MTC buses which run to other parts of the city like Tambaram, Chennai Central, T. Nagar and Broadway Terminus with a frequency of every 10-15 min. Mylapore is also connected by MTRS rail network which runs from Chennai Beach to Velachery via Mylapore.

Education in Mylapore:

Mylapore has become one of the prime hubs for education institutes in recent times. The locality consists of many reputed schools and colleges with well-trained staff and with other facilities such as library, study room, sports activities and so on. Some of the noted schools situated in Mylapore are:o St Bedes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School o Rosary Metriculation Higher Secondary School o Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School o Calibre Academy Education Foundation o MCTM Chidambaram Chettyar Metriculation School o Santhome Higher Secondary School

Real Estate Trend in Mylapore:

The property market is fast picking up in Mylapore in recent times. The place which was not given much prominence to real estate a decade back is now booming with quite lot residential and commercial activities in last few years. The price of the vacant land, site and plots has become dearer in Mylapore in recent times. Also the price for Independent houses and Flats has gone up in present times in Mylapore. Here are some of the residential housing projects in Mylapore:

o Oliver Road Apartment o Bhaghirathi Apartment o Raminiyam Nataraj o Red hills Serenium o Sai Sankalp o Golden Chime o Pallava Heights o TVH Tejas Park o Suncity o Lancor Shanthi. For more updates about Mylapore, log on to website


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Oct 09, 2012

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