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MGR Memorial

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A great and renowned political leader and a talented versatile actor, the late Chief Minister now rests peacefully in Marina Beach. A memorial structure built to honour the acts and services of MG Ramachandran is a renowned tourist attraction in Chennai. The memorial was renovated with two leaves and a mythological landscaping of the area around.

The memorial is surrounded with open areas of grass for kids to roll over, beautiful pathways, a splendid water fountain with the long stretch of Marina beach as the backdrop. The site attracts a huge crowd with its attractions and ardent MGR fans regularly visit the memorial to pay homage to the great leader. He was also posthumously honoured with the Bharat Ratna Award for his great deeds and actions. He is also fondly known as the Puratchi Thalaivar- a revolutionary leader by his followers.

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Location:
Chennai
Tamil Nadu, India
Best time to visit Chennai: 
Jan, 
Feb, 
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
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Time people usually spend here:
1 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
13.0642635°N, 80.2831379°E
Distance from Chennai city center to MGR Memorial
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Read traveller's reviews about MGR Memorial..

Overall Rating:4.3

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  '4' out of 5
"When I thought of visiting for the first time, I feel like I would be at normal park with some facilities such as kids play area etc. as provided in general at park. However, when I saw the memorial structure within park, it was unique, creative and suggesting respect for the great warriors, socialist etc. Apart from this, there is ample space to rest, has madras university with ancient structure and clean road and well regulated area around the park. One can also give visit to Marina Beach to refresh your mind."
  '5' out of 5
"A well maintained memorial of Bharat Ratna Dr. M.G. Ramachandran, Former chief minister of tamilnadu. "
  '5' out of 5
"Memorial of MG Ramachandran (MGR), Former Chief Minister of Tamil nadu. Nice, clean and well maintained park to spend evenings. "
  '5' out of 5
"Good politician and well memorable CM among public "
  '5' out of 5
"Very calm and breezy during the evenings. Must visit if you're on a trip to Chennai. "

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