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Kalikambal Temple

Thambu Chetty Street | George Town, Chennai (Madras), India
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

It is said that Chatrapathi Shivaji visited this temple many decades ago to pay his respects to Kalikambal. I have visited this temple numerous times. Tuesdays and Fridays are when its most crowded. Suggest you get down at parrys corner and take a cycle / auto rickshaw to the temple.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

It is a temple visited by the great Chatrapathi Sivaji to get blessings of the kalikambal. It is very nice temple.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Situated in the busy area of north chennai , this temple is one the most famous amman temples in chennai . Pure divine experience ! Despite a huge crowed this temple is maintained well by the authorities also offers all basic facilities to her devotees. one must be aware that parking the biggest problem in this busy street .

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Kirkland, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This is one of the oldest temple in Chennai you must visit during your stay. Situated in the oldest part of town (George Town) Mother Kali is in smiling form and not in the Angry form.

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The Kalikambal Temple is an ancient Hindu temple dedicated to Goddess Kalikambal and Lord Kamateswarar. The temple is located at Thambu Chetty Street, Chennai a prominent business area. It was built in 1678. It is learnt that Shivaji, the Maratha warrior in the 17th century, had worshiped in this temple. Tuesdays and Fridays are very much crowded. Kalikambal is a... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A very old temple which Chatrapathi Shivaji is said to have visited. It is that ancient !! The premises are clean and well maintained. A famous Rajinikanth song "Sakthi kodu" from the movie "Baba" was shot in this temple.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Situated in North Madras most busiest street, this temple is very good place to visit. Having been born and brought up in Chennai, i realized this temple very late and did not miss an opportunity to visit... THe location is a part of one way in Thambu chetty street. Fortunately i got a parking on the same street. But general... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

One of the oldest temples of Chennai. This goddess was worshiped by Chatrapathi Shivaji of Maharashrtra. Very powerful Kalikambal.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

one of the powerpacked godess, this temple is typical of any popular temples in india, crowded, unorganised.. but if you follow some tactics, you can have a peaceful darshan. best is to go on a non special day. normally tuesdays,fridays are crowded. week ends crowded. and festival days crowded! if you happen to visit ona crowded day and want to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

Situated in middle of very busy location, its cool n calm. Once Veer Shivaaji visited this temple to seek blessings of Matha Sri Kaalikaambaal.

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