Kundrathur is a developing suburban locality located in Kancheepuram districts on the outskirts of Chennai. It is renowned for Kundrathur Murugan temple. It is also home to a number of ancient Indian shrines and the navagraha temples that are being studied by research scholars at Yale University.Connectivity
Kundrathur is connected by the suburban rail network at Palavaram suburban railway Station and Chromepet
suburban railway Station. Chennai Central is estimated to be at a distance of 24 kilometres from this locality. Major bus stops in close proximity to the area include Kundrathur depot, Thandalam
Bus stop, Kundrathur Murugan Kovil Bus stop. Its distance from airport is 8 kilometres.Real Estate
Kundrathur is among those localities that have become a hub of IT employees and young IT minds that are planning to invest here in property. The plot and apartment rates are constantly increasing with the development of IT/ITES companies in the city. Average rates per sq ft of real estate in Kundrathur for both plots and apartments are seen to be around Rs 3200 to Rs 3600. Rates are bound to increase owing to the high appreciation rates.Social infrastructure
Kundrathur is among the localities of Chennai
that has many temples and historical places. The place has the famous Kundrathur Murugan temple, dedicated to Lord Murugan situated on a hilltop that is said to be constructed by King Kulothunga Chola II. There is Sri Nagaimukavalli Sametha Kandazheeswarar Temple that is dedicated to Lord Shiva in the form of a huge Linga and Goddess Parvathi with an exquisite Kulothunga Chozha architecture. The Sri Kamakshi Sametha Nageshwarar Temple that is also known as The ada Thirunageswaram, this temple shows Lord Shiva in his Kasi Viswanathar and Arunacheswarar forms n the prahara. Kundrathur is famous for the vast collection of Navagraha tmple that are located in and around this locality. People have high reverence for these temples and devotees are seen to visit these every now and then.