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Anna Nagar Tower, Chennai.....2

Posted by
Sunder (Chennai, India) on 27 April 2011 in Architecture and Portfolio.

One of the main attractions in Anna Nagar is the 138 feet (42 m) tall Annanagar Tower, officially known as the Visveswaraya Tower, built for the 1968 World Trade Fair, by B. S. Abdur Rahman. It is popular with morning walkers and joggers, and with families and young people in the evenings to play and relax. The tower and park are now renovated and has a skating rink. Currently, it boasts of a good turnout of children who come in for practising their skills on roller skates. From atop the tower one can have a panoramic views, and the rapidly changing skyline of the city can be appreciated.

ORBIT from Kerman, Iran

like the architecture. :)

27 Apr 2011 5:14am

Chetan from Gurgaon, India

Love this one. One thing I noticed is that scrolling down the image fast makes the image seem like zooming. Perfect POV.

27 Apr 2011 5:51am

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

Despite its age it still looks very futuristic, I like the colour, wonderful.

27 Apr 2011 6:33am

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

I like this unusual structure pressed against the vibrant blue sky.
(I hope there is also an elevator to the top. ;-)

27 Apr 2011 7:08am

@DULCIE: No, thee isnt.. One has to walk the winding ramp upto the top. Thanks for your comment.

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Impressive tower with a large vertical force. Your point of view haceeste effect. Very interesting! Best regards, Adela

27 Apr 2011 7:18am

tataray from france, France

Belle architecture et des couleurs superbes. )

27 Apr 2011 7:47am

Anne from 新加坡, Singapore

Wonderful architecture, a great shot...a good view with the blue sky...

27 Apr 2011 8:01am

BBM from United Kingdom

Great composition and color of this building!

27 Apr 2011 8:09am

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Great architecture, great shot with nice colors and sharness

27 Apr 2011 8:16am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Wonderful creation...Nicely captured.

27 Apr 2011 8:40am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Nicely done and good to have the background info too. Elegant futurism

27 Apr 2011 9:17am

Siepi from Perk, Belgium

Great POV. Graphism and colours are well composed in this photo.

27 Apr 2011 10:07am

guillaume from Paris, France

Great compo and colours !!

27 Apr 2011 10:34am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

really good design that has passed the test of time

27 Apr 2011 11:30am

Mhelene from Paris, France

Wow ...A superb perspectiv on this structure ! Beautiful !

27 Apr 2011 11:30am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Very nice architecture.

27 Apr 2011 12:10pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Great angle and a very pleasing piece of modern design! Good to know it is popular with so many people.

27 Apr 2011 12:17pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautifully framed shot Sunder to give a wonderful sense of height! Well done! ;-)

27 Apr 2011 1:50pm

Don from Spokane, United States

Truly an amazing structure. Excellent capture of its detail and color.

27 Apr 2011 3:42pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A very beautiful tower. Nice colors and cool design.

27 Apr 2011 7:45pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Looks like a big climb to the top. Lovely shot.

27 Apr 2011 8:04pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

This has the edge on yesterday's post - very nice.

27 Apr 2011 9:43pm

Georgie from Sherwood Park, Canada

Very interesting piece; wonderfully captured!

28 Apr 2011 1:30am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

A great PoV that you've captured of the tower. It stands out beautifully in the sunlight and against the blue sky.

28 Apr 2011 3:11am

Céline from New York City, United States

Nice shot !

28 Apr 2011 3:47am

tanuthias from India

Very nice sunder ! you have taken much pains to collect the details of Anna nagar Tower. Very informative.

30 Apr 2011 3:16pm