Bound by the Cooum River on one side and the Kodambakkam High Road on the other, Nungambakkam is a pivotal locality in Chennai. It is one of Chennai’s oldest parts, with roots dating back to the British Empire. Today, it is a bustling area with government offices, foreign consulates, malls, sporting facilities and restaurants. The Chennai International Airport in Meenambakkam is located about 16 km from here, and can be accessed via Jawaharlal Nehru Road. The Chennai Railway Station in Periyamet is within 7 km of here. Nungambakkam has its own local railway station, which is about 3 km of here. The Chennai Central Bus Stand in Periyamet is about 7 km of here. Looking to spend lavishly? Book hotels in Nungambakkam which are 5 star rated, and offer world-class amenities like rooftop restaurants, swimming pools, spas and cafes. Other Nungambakkam hotels are budget friendly, and are 2 star and 3 star rated. They offer comfortable and hygienic rooms at affordable prices. You can also opt for budget hotels and well-furnished service apartments. Nungambakkam is a prime residential area and is known as the cultural capital of Chennai. Chennai’s Alliance Francaise and Max Mueller Bhavan are located in Nungambakkam. Valluvar Kottam is a monument dedicated to the Tamil philosopher and poet Thiruvalluvar. This structure is a popular tourist attraction and is easily accessible from here. Shop for apparel, essentials and more at spots like Dollars and Pounds, Ispahani Center and HongKong Shopping Plaza. Taste your treat buds at eateries like Maplai, Mexicano Griller, Twilight, Anjappar Chettinad, The Pinnacle, Southern Spice, Eatza Pizza, Gusto Cafe and many more.