Besant Nagar is one of Chennai's most elite neighbourhoods, named after the famous lady theosophist Annie Besant, and adjoins the Theosophical Society. It is a posh residential neighbourhood with a lot of expensive real estate. A number of eminent personalities reside in the area. The Theosophical Society, famed for its Banyan Tree and lovely setting, is located in Besant Nagar as is Kalakshetra, the world famous dance school started by Rukmini Devi Arundale. Besant Nagar is near Elliot Beach Road; is near Mahatma Gandhi Road; is near 4th Main Road; is near Doctor Muthu Lakshmi Road; is near 1st Avenue; is near Adyar Bridge Road; is near Sardar Patel Road - Elliot Beach Rd; is near Buckingham Canal; Besant Nagar is geographically located at latitude(12.9988 degrees) 12° 59' 55" North of the Equator and longitude (80.2659 degrees) 80° 15' 57" East of the Prime Meridian on the Map of Chennai.
The locations related to Besant Nagar are represented by the line of sight between two points and may not be nearest by road. For example, Besant Nagar is located 295 metres from Kakkan Nagar. Besant Nagar is located 418 metres from Customs Colony. Besant Nagar is located 528 metres from Anna Colony. Besant Nagar is located 640 metres from Jeevarathinam Nagar. Besant Nagar is located 691 metres from Kalashetra Colony.
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|Elliots Beach, Besant Nagar is located 0.7 Kilometres away from Besant Nagar. Elliots Beach, Besant Nagar - 1 Photo(s) Featured.|
|Old Banyan Tree is located 1.4 Kilometres away from Besant Nagar. Old Banyan Tree - 1 Photo(s) Featured.|
|Theosophical Society HQ is located 1.5 Kilometres away from Besant Nagar. Theosophical Society HQ - 1 Photo(s) Featured.|
Adyar Bridge 1.7km, Park Sheraton Hotel 3.9km, Taj Hotel 6.9km, are places to stay (hotel, service apartment, inn) located near Besant Nagar.
Spencer Plaza 7km, Chintadripet Market 8.2km, KRM Centre 8.2km, are places to shop (shopping mall, shop houses) located near Besant Nagar.
Birla Planetarium 2.9km, Music Academy 5.2km, Valluvar Kottam 6.7km, are places of interest (attraction) located near Besant Nagar.
Bharath Senior Secondary School, adyar 1.2km, Sri Sankara Vidyashramam Seconday School 1.8km, Central Polytechnic 2.2km, are places of learning (school, college, university) located near Besant Nagar.
Guindy National Park 4.8km, Congress Grounds 5.8km, Panagal Park 6km, are parks, playgrounds, open fields or commons located near Besant Nagar.
Adyar Bridge is about 1.7 km away.
Indira Nagar Station is about 1.8 km away.
Sri Sankara Vidyashramam Seconday School is about 1.8 km away.
Tiruvanmiyur Station is about 2 km away.
Adyar Estuary is about 2 km away.
Kasturba Nagar Station is about 2.1 km away.