One of the busiest areas in Chennai, Egmore is 14 km from Chennai International Airport
. The main attraction of the place is the Egmore railway station with its decorative domes. The place has historical importance and the Pantheon Road houses a host of art galleries and museums.
The prime attractions are the Government Museum, National Art Gallery, Contemporary Art Gallery, the Connemara Library and the Children's Museum. Another busiest street is the Marshalls Road, which comprise the Madras Eye Hospital, Rajarathinam Stadium and the Air India complex.
Trains going towards the south starts from Chennai Egmore Railway Station.