Foreshore Estate

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Foreshore Estate
neighbourhood
Sun Network Headquarters as seen from Foreshore Estate.
Sun Network Headquarters as seen from Foreshore Estate.
Foreshore Estate is located in Chennai
Foreshore Estate
Foreshore Estate
Foreshore Estate is located in Tamil Nadu
Foreshore Estate
Foreshore Estate
Foreshore Estate is located in India
Foreshore Estate
Foreshore Estate
Coordinates: 13°01′20″N 80°16′35″E / 13.0223°N 80.2763°E / 13.0223; 80.2763Coordinates: 13°01′20″N 80°16′35″E / 13.0223°N 80.2763°E / 13.0223; 80.2763
CountryIndia
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictChennai District
MetroChennai
Government
 • BodyChennai Corporation
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Planning agencyCMDA
Civic agencyChennai Corporation
Websitewww.chennai.tn.nic.in

Foreshore Estate is a neighbourhood in Chennai, India. It is situated along the southern stretch of the Marina Beach.

It is one of the primary sites in the city for the immersion of the Ganesh (Vinayaka) idols during the annual Ganesh festival. The idols are first paraded down South Marina Beach (Kamaraj Salai) before being brought to Foreshore Estate for immersion in the sea. The festival takes place in September. Some of the buses plying through Foreshore Estate are 6A, 6D, 12B, 21B, 21D, 21E, 21L, 27D, PP51, PP19, PP21 and PP66.

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