Valluvar Kottam , Chennai
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About Valluvar Kottam
Valluvar Kottam, a historical Monument, was built to honor the famous Tamil poet, saint, philosopher named “Thiruvalluvar” who wrote the world famous “Thirukkural”. Thirukkural which has 133 chapters with 1330 verses was written by him 2000 years ago. The monument has a 39 m high temple chariot within which a stone effigy of Saint Thiruvalluvar was placed. There is a auditorium which accommodates more than 4000 people. The pillars of this auditorium were inscribed with 1330verses from Thirukkural. Also the Chariot stands without any support of pillars.