In Memory of Poet and Saint Thiruvalluvar who wrote Thirukkurals about 2000 years before – Valluvar Kottam was constructed in 1976. This is the replica of the temple chariot at Thiruvarur. In the chariot 33m tall Thiruvalluvar statue has been installed. 1330 verses of Thirukkural are inscribed on bas-relief in the front hall corridors. 4000 people can sit in the auditorium. Dr.V.Ganapathi Sthapati is the architect for Valluvar Kottam.