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Location in Chennai, India
Coordinates: 13°08′37″N 80°01′41″E / 13.1436°N 80.0280°E / 13.1436; 80.0280Coordinates: 13°08′37″N 80°01′41″E / 13.1436°N 80.0280°E / 13.1436; 80.0280
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Pakkam is a village which is located in Chennai in the Thiruvallur District in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is situated around 34 km from Chennai. Pakkam comes under Chennai Metropolitan Area and it is very close to Thirunindravur which has frequent train services.

Pakkam is an agricultural village with a lot of temples in Pakkam including Anjaneyar Temple, Sri Ellaiamman Temple, Vinayagar Temple, Sri Balambikai Samedha Thazhuvakozhundeeswarar(Sivan)Temple and Sri Sridevi Boodevi Samedha Kariamanicka Perumal Temple. A very old Chola Perid Temple is Aanadhieswar Temple, built 1500 years ago, for Guru Talam. Kallaa Mrram Lord Dhakshnamurthi, and Guru Parikara Thalam are available in this area.[citation needed]


Buses serving Pakkam:

  • 65C --> Ambattur Ind. Estate to Pakkam
  • 563 --> Ambattur Estate - Periyapalayam via Pakkam
  • 580 --> Avadi - Arani
  • 580p --> poonamallee to periyapalayam via Thiruninravur
  • 65D --> Avadi to Melkondaiyur via Nathambedu Road Jn,Pakkam Village,Sirukalathur
  • M65H --> Avadi via pakkam to Redhills via Tamaraipakkam

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