Pozhichalur, originally known as Pughal Chola Nallur, is a town situated north-west of Pallavaram
. A 9th century town, Pozhichalur was ruled by Chola
rulers. It is famous for the Agastheeswarar Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva
Sri Rama Anjaneya Temple
, dedicated to Lord Hanuman
. Numerous temples are also found nearby the town.
Pallavaram Railway Station connects other parts of Chennai through local electric train network. Frequent bus services are also available.