About Vadapalani, Chennai
Provided with a number of small residential localities, Vadapalani is a residential area in western Chennai. Connected by roads and railways to other regions of the city, the adjoining areas Vadapalani include Mambalam, K.K.Nagar and Nungambakkam. Accessibility to and from the city center is provided by the Arcot Road.
The region is also blessed with many medical institutions, schools, shopping areas and other commercial enterprises. Dr. Sugana Memorial Hospital, M.R.Medical Centre, Bharat Hospital and Indian Institute of Engineering Technology are some of the well known establishments in the area.
Vadapalani Temple is one of the most popular attractions in the city. The temple houses the image of most revered deity of Tamil Nadu, Lord Muruga. Built some 125 years ago, the temple is one of the frequently visited worshipping places in Chennai. The temple is also credited for performing approximately 7,000 marriage ceremonies. Vadapalani Temple, Doveton House, ISKCON Temple and Valluvar Kottam are must see local attractions.
To cater to diverse tourists, Vadapalani offers three star and budget hotels. Some of the recogized hotels of the region include Hotel Saravan Bhavan, Aadithya Hotel, Ambika Empire Best Western, Hotel Maurya and others. Plethora of comfortable accommodations welcomes tourists to the region. Some of the places worth staying are Liberty Park Hotel, Ambica Empire, Days Inn Ampa Int., Hotel Aadithya, Hotel Ampa Crystal Inn and Hotel Maurya International.
Bus services are easily available from the city center which is about 7 km away. Less than a kilometer from Vadapalani is Nungambakkam Railway Station. Located to the south west of the region is the Chennai Airport and is about 8 km far.