Location : Intersection of Village road and Kodambakkam road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Valluvar Kottam is a contemporary landmark in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. This monument is dedicated to Saint and Philosopher Thiruvalluvar also known for his classical poet in Tamil. The gravestone is situated at the meeting point of the village road and Kodambakkam high road. This is truly a replica for the saint-poet Tiruvalluvar structure like temple chariot. A huge size statue of saint is about 33 m tall.
The Valluvar Kottam was built in 1975 in the memorial person, known for its Thirukkural back in 2000 yrs ago. In the front of hall corridors, it has received 1ll 133 sections of Thirukkural including the 1330 verses. For the construction of the monuments more than 3,000 blocks were used in order to create such an ethnic memorial in Tamil Nadu. The Valluvar Kottam auditoriums can easily accodomate 4, 000 people. This monument was built by the traditional architecture, V. Ganapati Sthapati. He is the same architect who structured the statute of Thiruvalluvar at Kanyakumari. This monument is considered as one of the largest idol in the collection.
The formed and formation of the Valluvar Kottam is same as the Temple chariot. The construction works denotes the secret message of living, societal, artistic and cultural inheritance.