Thyagaraya Nagar / T.Nagar
Thyagaraya Nagar, known locally as T. Nagar, is a bustling shopping district with stores and street vendors selling colorful saris, gold jewelry and produce at budget prices, especially along Ranganathan Street. The area’s side streets are dotted with casual eateries and food stalls offering traditional South Indian meals. Close by, elegant art deco bungalows line G.N. Chetty Road.
Venkatnarayana Road Sri Balaji Temple (Tamil: ஸ்ரீ பாலாஜி) is a Hindu temple located inside the premises of TTD Information Center, Venkatanarayana Road, T.Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Venkateswara and Alamelu Manga are worshipped in this temple, which also has images of Hayagriva, Varaha, Sri Ramar, Sri Krishna, Andal, Charkratalwar, Ranganatha, Lakshmi, Sridevi and Bhumidevi, Brahma and Ramanujarcharya.
Kamaraj Memorial House is built in the memory of the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Kumarasami Kamaraj. Kumarasami Kamaraj (Tamil: குமாரசாமி காமராஜ்) better known as K. Kamaraj (15 July 1903 – 2 October 1975) was an Indian politician from Tamil Nadu widely acknowledged as the "Kingmaker" in Indian politics during the 1960s. He was the chief minister of Tamil Nadu during 1954-1963 and a Member of Parliament during 1952-1954 and 1969-1975. He was known for his simplicity and integrity. He was involved in the Indian independence movement.