Located in the heart of Chennai, Koyambedu is one of the busiest areas in the metropolis. There are quite a few budget hotels near Koyambedu, so getting comfortable accommodation is no problem at all. Anna Nagar is another great locality to stay near the Koyambedu area. The most booked budget hotels in Anna Nagar include FabHotel Flamingo. There are budget hotels in Porur, another nearby locality, as well like FabHotel Rithikha Inn. All these hotels provide guests with modern amenities at pocket-friendly prices.
Koyambedu is a prime commercial area in Chennai as it is home to Koyambedu Wholesale Market Complex, one of the largest such retail spaces in the Asian continent. Apart from this, Ambattur Industrial Estate, TVS Manufacturing Plant and Integral Coach Factory are also easily accessible from Koyambedu. This is the reason this locality is thronged by traders, professionals and businesspersons in large numbers on a daily basis. Among the important educational institutions here are Chinmaya Vidyalaya Higher Secondary School, Daniel Thomas Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Narayana E Techno Schools and DG Vaishnav College. Well-known hospitals in the area include Vee Care Hospital, Government General Hospital, Rathna Siddha Hospital and Sri Devi Hospital.
Shopping and Dining in Koyambedu
There are numerous shops and restaurants that tourists can explore in Koyambedu. 10 Square Mall and AR and Company Mall are two important shopping destinations that can be thronged to buy local and imported products. When it comes to dining out, people can head to Hotel Arafa, Rajputana, KFC and Hot Chips Vegetarian Restaurant.
Attractions in and around Koyambedu
Koyambedu is located near several intriguing attractions. Some of these are:
• Sri Nagathamman Temple (4.2 km)
• Chennai Rail Museum (6.8 km)
• Royal Madras Yacht Club (8.2 km)
• Sri Venkatesa Perumal Temple (8.2 km)
• Marina Beach (12.8 km)
How to Reach Koyambedu
Koyambedu is located 11.2 km away from Chennai Central Railway Station, from where trains are available to all major Indian cities and towns, including Coimbatore. Those, who are heading further to this industrial hub of Tamil Nadu, can look for many budget hotels in Coimbatore like FabHotel Sam Residency Gandhipuram and FabHotel Royal Castle Gandhipuram. Chennai International Airport, with flights to and from numerous domestic and overseas destinations, is situated around 17 km away. The locality is the major road transit hub in the megacity as Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus and Chennai Contract Carriage Bus Terminus are both situated here. Koyambedu also has its own metro station; alternatively, people can also commute from CMBT Metro Station.