Foreshore Estate

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Foreshore Estate
neighbourhood
Sun Network Headquarters as seen from Foreshore Estate.
Sun Network Headquarters as seen from Foreshore Estate.
Foreshore Estate is located in Chennai
Foreshore Estate
Foreshore Estate
Coordinates: 13°01′20″N 80°16′35″E / 13.0223°N 80.2763°E / 13.0223; 80.2763Coordinates: 13°01′20″N 80°16′35″E / 13.0223°N 80.2763°E / 13.0223; 80.2763
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Chennai District
Metro Chennai
Government
 • Body Chennai Corporation
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Planning agency CMDA
Civic agency Chennai Corporation
Website www.chennai.tn.nic.in

Foreshore Estate (Tamil: பட்டினப்பாக்கம்) is a neighbourhood in Chennai, India.

It is one of the primary sites in the city for the immersion of the Ganesh (Vinayaka) idols during the annual Ganesh festival. The idols are first paraded down South Marina Beach (Kamaraj Salai) before being bought to Foreshore Estate for immersion in the sea. The festival takes place in September. Some of the buses plying through Foreshore Estate are 6A, 6D, 12B, 21B, 21D, 21E, 21L, 27D, PP51, PP19, PP21 and PP66.

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