Foreshore Estate (Tamil: பட்டினப்பாக்கம்) is a neighbourhood in Chennai, India.
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 bought 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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“Not a flock of wild geese cackles over our town, but it to some extent unsettles the value of real estate here, and, if I were a broker, I should probably take that disturbance into account.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)