M G R Memorial, Chennai

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: Navalar Nagar, Chepauk, Triplicane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600005, India
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +9144-24351273
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Memorial, Family And Kids
  • Map

About M G R Memorial, Chennai

One of the most striking structures of the Marina Beach, the MGR Memorial is built as an ode to the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, M. G. Ramachandran. Sprawling an area of some 8.25-odd acres, this Chennai attraction lies adjacent to another important attraction of the city the Anna Memorial. MGR memorial has been observed to receive the highest footfall on the seafront. In recent times, the attraction has gained more popularity being the burial site of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and MGR's protege J. Jayalalithaa. 

M G R Memorial Information

  • To avoid crowds, visit the site early in the morning.

How To reach M G R Memorial by Public Transport

  • Ezhilagam bus station
  • Anna Square Bus Stop

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Things to Know Before Visiting M G R Memorial

  • 4.38% of people who visit Chennai include M G R Memorial in their plan

  • 65% of people start their M G R Memorial visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see M G R Memorial

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

90.55% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting M G R Memorial

People normally club together Gandhi Statue and Cholamandal Artists' Village while planning their visit to M G R Memorial.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

M G R Memorial, Chennai Reviews


M G R Memorial Tour Reviews

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    On 13-Jan-2017

    What is closed tym of mgr memorial.?

  • Public restrooms nearby memorial are not maintained well. So if you are planning to take a dip in the beach and use the restrooms you might have to consider other restrooms in the beach. Ample parking space available even for buses. Lot of street food vendors also present for a light snack.

  • Nice place to hang out with family before/after visiting Marina Beach. Cleanliness is not upto the mark, stray dogs should have been kept outside and crows shouldn't be fed here to maintain sanitation. The memorial structure is great. Full points to the designer of memorial and gate.

  • If you are in Chennai then you should not miss this place. It is so beautiful and artistic. Dr. MGR, was the great chief minister of Tamil Nadu. Here you can see his golden statue. Very good place, you'll certainly come once.

  • A Simple Structural Beauty. Peaceful atmosphere. Well maintained and clean. You could feel the Tamil people's love towards those great personalities when you visit the place. Good place to visit with your family or friends. Best time to visit is after 5 when the atmosphere isn't that hot.

  • It's a good place to visit. But maintenance is disappointed. In evenings after 5pm the place will be crowded so keep eyes on your things and keep your children safe. This place in marina beach so it's great place to spend time who come from remote places. 😀😀😀😀😀😀😀

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