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Vadapalani Murugan Temple

Andavar Koli Street | Vadapalani, Chennai (Madras), India
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
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- Jul 25, 2014
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

It was from the hotel i stayed that i knew about this place. Very calm and soothing atmosphere. Felt likei was rediscovering me.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

I have visited this temple numerous times due to religious reasons.This is a famous temple for god muruga and I have been here since the time I was a little boy. Of course there were Elephants and peacocks then, now they are not there. It's strange when I have to rate a place of worship, this is not a tourist... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

One of the oldest temples in Chennai. And one of the best too. Clean and well maintained. Beware of the crazy traffic in Vadapalani though. Finding a parking space might be a task.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

be there to see the abishekam performed with various natural materials like sandal paste, oil, honey, etc... Do not miss to the beautifully dressed up God as a king with turban and silk clothes. Definitely, you feel the soul in your body to observe the beaurtiful sandal-covere face of the Lord.

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Coimbatore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

It was a early auspicious day of June 8th 2014, a muhurtham day. The main deity Lord Murugan was decorated in the sanctum sanctorum and it was mesmerizing. I was lucky to witness the car procession. The temple was fully occupied by newly wedded couples and their guests Some more cleanliness will help devotees to spend more time to get... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Vadaplani Murugan Temple is located in the heart of the city and it is one of the oldest temple in Chennai. It is a must visit for the tourists and as well as the residents of chennai. Devotees used to go to the Temple on all the days. There are devotees who used to go to the Temple on every... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

You get good ambience in Chennai with the blessings from Lord Murugan. Though the parking place is little cramped

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I visited the temple on May 1,2014 for tonsuring my head for a vow. We were there at 8 am and I had to wait in queue. You have to buy 10 rs ticket at the entrance. The tonsuring place is on the side of the temple. I completed the tonsuring at 0915hrs. The bathing places were clean. After that... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Hi guys, Once again it’s me! In my recent visit to Chennai for participating my cousin’s marriage, I however manage to relation bands and visited my friends living place which is in Vadapalani. Being a weekend we planned to visit some place to relax ourselves belive me or not! We are youth under 30 age most of my friends suggested... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

One among the many temples located in Chennai. Weekends will be much crowded. So take preventive measures to face the crowd if you want to worship Lord Murugan(Saravanan). Also the temple is located near Vadapalani. The Vadapalani signal is one place where vehicular traffic is extremely bad. So be cautious

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