Park Town is a suburb in the north of Chennai, India. The area got its name from the People's Park which was situated near the Ripon Building. It was earlier known as White Town, as the Europeans used to stay here.
Today the area is a major transit hub with all Chennai's suburban lines converging here. It also houses several key Government offices.
Major Government landmarks include:
All four of Chennai's suburban routes cross through the town, which makes it a popular transit point.