Chennai Memorials

Ambedkar Mani Mandapam in chennai

The Architect of the Indian Constitution who championed the cause of the down-trodden and exploited millions was born on 14th April 1891 and died on 5th December, 1956. His Memorial Mani Mandapani is built at Mandaveliipakkam, Chennai-600 004. Time 9 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.

Anna Square in chennai

The memorial for ARIGNAR ANNADURAI - leader of the Dravidian movement, affectionately called Anna, is a tranquil place. Situated in the Northern end of Marina beach. Next to MGR Memorial. Anna passed away on 3rd Feb. 1969. Entry Free. No holidays. Time: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Bakthavatsalam Memorial in chennai

He was the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu from 2-10-1963 to 6-3-1967. He passed away on 13-02-1987. This Memorial is situated at Guindy. Entry Free. No holidays to visit. Time: 9 am, to 5.30 p.m.

Barathi Memorial House in chennai

Barathiar was the first Indian Poet to compliment with poems, hailing the liberation movements of Russia, Belgium and Italy : Tamil Nadu Government has built a memorial house for the great poet at his birth place Ettayapuram in Tirunelveli district; He was born on 11-12-1882 and died at the age of 39 years. Location: 83, T.P.Koil Street, Triplicane, Chennai-5, were he lived few years. Entry Free. No holidays. Time: 9.45 am, to 5.45 p.m. Ph : 25382456.

Gandhi Memorial in chennai

A memorial dedicated to Gandhiji. In this age of ‘Gun culture’, Gandhiji proved that ‘Ahimsa’ (non violence) is the best weapon with which we can fight oppression in a successful way. Gandhiji was assassinated on 30-1-1948. This memorial is situated at Guindy. Entry free. No holidays. Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Ph: 22351941.

Karnaraj Memorial in chennai

The doyen of Indian politics, K. Kamaraj was the CM. of Tamil nadu for 9 years. He was also President of the all India Congress Committee for a brief period. For the first time in independent India, Kamaraj introduced free education and free mid day meal scheme for children. He died on 2-10-1975. This memorial is situated at Guindy. Entry Free. No holidays. Time: 9 a.m.to 6 p.m. Ph : 24349040.

Kamarajar Memorial House in chennai

He was born on 15-7-1903 to Mr. Kumaraswamy and Mrs. Sivagami Ammaiyar at Virudupatti now called as Virudunagar, Madurai Dist. He was the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu from 13-4-1954 to 1-10-1963, this period is still considered as a ‘golden period’ of Tamilnadu, since independance. Kamaraj lived in this house till his death. This house is now converted into a Memorial place and it is maintained by Tamilnadu Government. He passed away on 2-10-1975. Tourists and Visitors are allowed to visit this Memorial House. Time 9 am, to 6 p.m. Located at Thirumalai Pillai Road, Chennai - 600 017 Entry Free. No holiday. Ph: 24349040

MGR Memorial in chennai

MGR memorial is situated adjacent to the Anna memorial. This is also in northern end of the Marina Beach. He passed away on 24th December, 1987. Located opp. to Madras University, Chennai - 600 005. Entry Free. ., No holidays. Time : 6 am, to 10 p.m. .

M.G.R. Memorial House in chennai

M.G.R. - Maruthur Gopala Ramachandran. He was the Chief Minister for the following periods 30-6-1977 to 17-2-1980, 9-6-1980 to 10-2-1985, 10-2-1985 to 24-12-1987. He was born on 17-1-1917 to Mr. Gopala Menon and Mrs. Sathyabama at Maruthur in Kerala. His wife’s name was Mrs. Janaki. He passed away on 24-12-1987 and he spent most of his life at 27, Arcot Road, Chennai -600 017. Entry free. Time:l0 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday holiday. This house is now converted in to a memorial house by the Government of Tamil Nadu to remember the great leader. Ph: 24351273

Mozhipor Thiyagigal Mandapam in chennai

This mandapam was constructed in memory of those who fought and laid down their lives against the imposition of Hindi. Thiruchi Chinna Swami, Kodambakkam Sivalingam, Virugambakkam Aranganathan, Kirnoor Muthu, Chidambaram Rajendran, Viralimalai Shanmugam, Thalamuthu Nadarajan and such other thousands who laid their life for what they felt was a noble cause. This Mandapam is situated in Gandhi Mandapam complex in Guindy, Chennai- 600 032 Entry Free. No holiday. Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Ph: 22351941.

Thiyagigal Mani Mandapam in chennai

This is built in memory and honor of Freedom Fighters who gave their tomorrows for our today. As a mark of respect and gratitude to all the freedom fighters, their photos are displayed here. This mandapam is situated at Sardar Vallabai Patel Road, Guindy, Chennai - 600 032. Entry Free. No holiday. Time 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Ph 22351941

Rajaji Memorial in chennai

A statesman par excellence, Rajaji was the first Governor General of India, immidiatly after independacne. He latter became the Chief Minister of Tamilnadu. His Memorial is situated at Guindy. Entry free No holidays Time 9 a m to 5.30 p.m. Ph 22351941.

Periyar Memorial in chennai

Known as ‘Thanthai Periyar’ he was the father of the Dravidian movement and the author of ‘Suya Mariyathai Iyakkam’ (Self respect movement). He was born on 17-09-1879 to Mr. Venkatappa Naicker and Mrs. Chinnathai Ammal in Erode. He passed away on 24-12- 1973. This Memorial is located at E.V.K. Sampath Salai, Vepery, Chennai - 600 007. Entry Free. Sunday holiday. Time 9 am, to 6 p.m. Ph : 26618163.

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