It is actually ancient village, Its original name
Is Puvinithamalee or “the place of jasmine” and know it is called as Poonamallee. It
Has several temples and also it has an old mosque.
The famous Varadarajaperumal temple is
situated here, it was built by Tirukatchinambi, in 11th century.
Is an elder contemporary of the renowned philosoper
Sri Ramanuja. It has a magnificent
Five storeyede gopuram and houses three shrines in the same
prakara. It also as another
Famous temple which was built by the chola’s, so the
inscriptions of Rajaraja-I will be there.
It is situated 21 kms from chennai.