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Located on the southern outskirts of Chennai, Sholinganallur is a small settlement in Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu. Injambakkam is situated in the south, Jalladiampet in the north-west and Madambakkam in the west. Sholinganallur is about 12 km from Adyar. Sri Subramanya Swamy Temple and Sholinganallur Narasimha Temple are the major temples here. It is believed that Sage Agastya performed puja here. Sholinganallur is famous for its 'girivalam' (walk around the holy hill). During the sacred month of Karthigai, a large number of devotees perform girivalam here. Sholinganallur houses several major IT corporates, such as Infosys, Wipro, TCS and Polaris. Nearby tourist spots include Mahabalipuram, Pallavaram, Tambaram, Vandalur, Guindy National Park and Adikesava Perumal Temple at Injambakkam. Accommodation is available at Clasic Club and Resort in Sholinganallur. Chennai International Airport is the nearest airport. Sholinganallur is easily accessible from Chennai by road.

Updated on 12th April, 2015
District: Kanchipuram

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