M G R Memorial, Chennai
M G R Memorial, Chennai - Address, Phone Number
Address: Navalar Nagar, Chepauk, Triplicane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600005, India
Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
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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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Very Nicely Maintained Memorial dedicated to Dr. MGR. Even on a week day afternoon there were so many visitors paying respects to the Great Actor/Leader. Nice Golden Bust of MGR in the front is an attractive look for the monument.
It's one of the iconic places in Chennai. It draws crowd from the entire state due to the stature of this leader and his fame during his hay days. Since the crowd is unmanageable, the place is not too clean. There is a subway provided for the public to cross roads, but no one uses it which makes this place even more messier
No access to major part of the memorial. Well maintained yet lacks amenities including basic necessities. Could be maintained even more better to attract a lot more tourists.
Good place. But the quality of eateries in the beach have deterioited now. Bessy is better if you are planning to go into the beach for food.
Beautiful park and tomb for a major political figure. As a tourist, I really enjoyed the architecture of the memorial, but wish there was more information about the man.