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Arumbakkam is located in Chennai
Arumbakkam is located in Tamil Nadu
Arumbakkam (Tamil Nadu)
Arumbakkam is located in India
Arumbakkam (India)
Coordinates: 13°04′25″N 80°12′23″E / 13.07354°N 80.20639°E / 13.07354; 80.20639Coordinates: 13°04′25″N 80°12′23″E / 13.07354°N 80.20639°E / 13.07354; 80.20639
StateTamil Nadu
 • BodyCMDA
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Vehicle registrationTN-02
Planning agencyCMDA

Arumbakkam is a residential locality in Chennai.

The locality[edit]

Arumbakkam is notable for D G Vaishnav College. The Chennai Bottling Company (popularly known as the Gold Spot Company) was located here, which has now been converted into a car dealership. The locality is surrounded by Koyambedu, Aminjikarai and Anna Nagar. Other important locations are the Varadharraja Perumal Temple (built 500 years ago) and the Vinayagar Temple.

The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) is located here. The Jai Nagar park and the State Election Commission of India, the headquarters of the Tamil Nadu Election Commission, are located opposite the CMBT.

The area is relatively rich in ground water, and it is said that this area was a mango-cultivating area until around 1960. This area falls under the Central Chennai constituency. It is a low-lying area and used to get waterlogged frequently till the late 1990s, after which improvements in the storm water drainage system, has considerably reduced waterlogging.[citation needed]

Location in context[edit]

Areas of Interest[edit]


  • Smile Zone Dental Clinic
  • Siva Medicals, Valluvar Salai
  • Prakash Dental Centre
  • Kavitha Neuro Clinic
  • Dr.Raj's Advanced Dental & Implant Centre
  • Tamil Nadu Alluarjun fans association office
  • Speed Medical Centre & Hospitals
  • Indian Hospital
  • Appaswamy Hospital
  • Vasanthi Orthaeopadics


  • Sri Panchali Amman Temple
  • Sri Aadhi Parasakthi Amman Temple
  • Sri Vethapureeswara Sivan temple
  • Sri Sundara Vinayagar Temple
  • Sri Bala Vinayagar Temple
  • Sri Sathya Varadharaja Perumal Temple
  • Sri Uthaantchiyamman Temple
  • Sri Muthu Mariyamman Temple
  • Muthumariamman Temple
  • Nagathammal Temple
  • Santha Perumal Temple
  • Sri Devi Elankaliamman Temple
  • Periathupalai Amman Koil

Residencial Colonies[edit]

  • Jaganathan Nagar
  • SBI Officers Colony
  • SBI Staff Colony
  • Jai Nagar
  • Mangali Nagar
  • MMDA Colony



  • Blessing Worship Centre -(Behind Vasanthi Orthopaedic Hospital and M.R Hospital)
  • ECI church
  • Assemblies of God Arumbakkam
  • Miracle healing center


  • In PH road, opposite to pollution control board
  • Peter Raja St., opposite to Anna Arch
  • MGR st., MMDA Colony

Educational institutions[edit]


  • MMDA, Government Higher Secondary School
  • Kola Perumal Chetty Vaishnav Senior Secondary School (CBSE)
  • Narayana E-Techno School(CBSE)
  • Srimathi Maharanibai Jamunadoss Vaishnav Higher Secondary School
  • Good Hope Matriculation Higher Secondary School
  • National Star Matriculation Higher Secondary School
  • Ambal Matriculation School
  • Daniel Thomas Matric. Hr. Sec. School
  • Mohammad Sathak Matriculation higher secondary school.


  • D.G.Vaishnav College( Arts & Science).

Archietrctural Sites[edit]

Other Important Landmarks[edit]

In Arumbakkam
Around Arumbakkam
  • Chennai Moffusil Bus Terminus (CMBT), one of Asia's Largest Bus Terminus, is just across the 100 feet Road opposite to Arumbakkam.
  • Ampa Skywalk, a Shopping Mall opened on the Nelson Manickam Road — P.H.Road Junction.
  • A flyover is built in this junction to ease the traffic.
  • Ozone Mall is another mall that is coming up in Anna Nagar and is very close to the Arumbakkam Koyambedu Roundana