Named after the famous theosophist Annie Besant, Besant Nagar
is a residential locality in Chennai
. The coast of Bay of Bengal lies to its east and it is surrounded by Thiruvanmiyur
and Adyar Estuary on the other three sides. It is an affluent neighbourhood that is home to The Theosophical Society Headquarters. Urrur Kuppam, Custom Colony, Vannanthurai
, Odaimanager and Ashtalakshmi Garden are some of the sub-localities of Besant Nagar
Annai Vellankanni Road, Beach Road, Coastal Road, Arundale Beach Road
, Besant Avenue Road and Damodaran Main Road
are some of the key roads in the locality that help people to commute.
This posh locality has many real estate properties for sale. There are several apartments providing luxurious facilities in the dwelling units. There are many fully furnished and semi-furnished flats overlooking the main roads ready for sale in Besant Nagar
Social InfrastructureBesant Nagar
is a developed locality of Chennai
. There are numerous facilities for residents in the locality. A number of ICSE and CBSE-affiliated schools are present in Besant Nagar
. Some of the prominent ones are Arignar Anna Government Higher Sec School, St Johns English School and Junior College, Besant LVR Matriculation School, Vidya Vinaya Vinoda Matriculation Higher Sec School.
The hospitals that offer best-in class medical facilities in Besant Nagar
and nearby include Elite Asian Hospital, Santosh Super Speciality Hospital, Vijaya Hospital, Shiva Sundar Hospital, and Ben Franklin Opticians- MN Eye Hospital. The residents visit these places for quality treatment.
Branches of HDFC Bank, Canara Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, Bank of Maharashtra and Indian Bank are available in and around the locality. The markets to buy goods of daily use in Besant Nagar
are Fish Market (seafood market), Fresh Flowers Market, India Infoline and Gormei Market.