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Address: 12, North Mada Street | Mylapore, Chennai (Madras), India
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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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It's a spacious temple with enough place to sit and relax. It was a good experience with no pushing from people for darshan.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

It's a spacious temple with enough place to sit and relax. It was a good experience with no pushing from people for darshan.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This is one of the old temples in Chenni. It is also located in the heart of the city and well connected to practically all the places in Chennai. The main deities are Kapaleswarar and Karpagambal. The temple must be seen by all those who visit Chennai. Don't forget to have a visit to Karpagambal mess for food!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

The wonderful and ancient temple in Chennai.. big and locatted within the city and having a good connectivity. Lord Siva is the main god in this temple.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

An old but very beautiful temple. The feeling of peace is immediate upon entering. All cabbies abs rickshaw drivers would know the location. Be sure to visit the temple if in the vicinity

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

This is a historic and ancient site of one of the holiest Hindu temples for Lord Shiva. The temple sports an interesting mythological background and is situated right in the canter of Chennai (formerly known as Madras), the biggest city and capital of Tamil Nadu state in India. The temple architecture dates back to the of 1400s and represents the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

The Kapaleeswarar Temple in Mylapore, Chennai is a land mark not to be missed. It is an ancient temple more than two thousand years old about which saivaite(shiva) saints sang wonderful hymns particularly Sambandar & Appar. The goddess is Karpagambal who took the form of Mayil (peacock) hence the place is called Mylapore and worshiped the Lord and attained him... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

Beautiful temple. No chance of getting lost,not at all busy, arti is generally around 9 am. But please visit during morning or evening. Its extremely hot during noon. Don't forget to take prasadam.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This temple is a great example of south Indian architecture and creativity from outside. Inside there are idols of shiva,.... you can also feed cows here. structurally its is similar to all south temples. Best: Entrance. Bring: Camera, umbrella(for sun it's chennai man! Hot) Shoes not allowed inside to be deposited outside. It's a short 30 -45 mins visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I got married there on Sep-7-2003 with is blessing all good after marriage i visited 3 times when ever i go there i feel very pleasant & peacfull ................

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is famous temple in chennai. As the temple in Mylapore best transport facilities such as buses and trains are available.

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