Palavakkam is a well-developed locality in Kancheepuram district in Chennai, 11.9-km from the city centre. It is a census town nestled on the East Coast Road 6 kilometres from south of Adyar. Important areas which are close to Palavakkam are Satyavedu Taluk, Poondi Taluk, Nagalapuram Taluk, Anna Nagar, Velachery, Mylapore, Thiruvanmiyur, OMR, Perungudi, Kotivakkam, Nehru Nagar, Kamaraj Nagar and Neelankarai. Palavakkam is a vital tourist attraction owing to the presence of temples, mosques and churches. They include Aalladi Temple, St. Anthony's Shrine, Fathima Center and Masjid Noor. East Coast Road is a crucial route provide great connectivity to the region. The nearest International Airport is 27-minutes drive away whereas the Central Railway Station can be reached through 30-minutes drive.
Social infrastructure is well-developed here encompassing educational institutions viz. Gateway International School, St. John's Universal School, The British International School, East Coast Christian School and Abacus Motessori School; reputed colleges like C L Baid Metha College, Jeppiaar International School Engineering College and Media Arts & Science College; healthcare centres such as Shree Hospital, CM Hospital, Santhi Hospital, Emergency Medical Care and Sugan Hospital as well as famous retail establishments namely Phoenix Marketcity, Grand Mall, Citi Centre and Mega Mart.
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