Adyar or Adayar is a large neighborhood in south Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. It is located on the southern banks of the Adyar River. It is bounded by the Buckingham Canal to the west, Tiruvanmiyur to the south, and Besant Nagar to the east.

Kotturpuram Adyar River

Kotturpuram (Tamil: கோட்டுர்புரம் ) is a locality in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu, India. Located on the south bank of the Adyar River, it is easily identified on satellite maps, being situated on a prominent northward bend of the river. It consists mostly of residences and sports clubs. It has developed into a working class residential community since the 1980s.