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Address: North Mada Street, Mylapore, Chennai (Madras), India
Description: This ancient shrine to Shiva is centrally located and among the area’s...
This ancient shrine to Shiva is centrally located and among the area’s most popular landmarks.
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Good to visit in the mornings

serenity and peaceful. Don't forget to have small denominations (rupees) for the less forunate people outside the temple.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

serenity and peaceful. Don't forget to have small denominations (rupees) for the less forunate people outside the temple.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Old and ancient temple with beautiful architecture. Going round we see many shrines like that of sri Vinayaka, Subrmanya , Dakshinamoorthy etc. The 63 saints festival attracts huge crowd and it is a long procession with all the Nayanmars coming out along with the main deity.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

We visited several temple on our visit and this temple was by far my favorite. I recommend you add it to the list when in Chennai

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Chennai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

This is one of the oldest temples in Chennai. The temple is visitor's friendly. One can go around the temple and watch the temple architecture all around. Maintained clean and neat for foreigners to visit. Guides are available in case you need more information about the history of the temple. Well preserved asset.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Very ancient temple, well maintained, one would get a very good spiritual experience by visiting the temple. The area around the temple gives the cultural feel of the Southern India. There was "Mylapore Festival" during that time and there were several street side stalls selling typical south indian fare. There was also a "Rangoli"festival for those who have an interest.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

One of the oldest temples in Chennai. You don't feel like you're in a crowded Alwarpet/Mandaveli when you're in the streets of Kapaleeshwar temple. Lot of food joints around the temple...

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Rajkot, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I am not a stern devotee going to temples but tried this one, It was dark inside and a lot of people in cramped quarters. May the Almighty bless all.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

There is no dislike.As I have been to all the places and one of the best experience in the leela.support of staff Chaiti,Chitanya kabir,iilyaraj anis mohan and team was more friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

the temple is an histroic place , marvelious pice of work on the wall of temple . a good place to medidate and have peace

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Navi Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Traffic is the problem getting to the place. but its a nice place to visit. beautiful drive the roads are nice. Overall its an good experience

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