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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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Nice Temple with approachable access. We visited to Mylapore area and planned to visit temple as well.Near by market was good and also has many avaible things made in Chennai :)

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Nice Temple with approachable access. We visited to Mylapore area and planned to visit temple as well.Near by market was good and also has many avaible things made in Chennai :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Divine place to spend on evening. Right in middle of city. Clean environment. Leisure shopping of traditional and holy items.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Situated in Mylapore, this temple is having a very beautiful gopuram and well laid out praharas for the visiting worshippers. Dedicated to Lord Kapaleeshwarar and Karpagambal, it gives immense solace and peace of mind. Once inside we feel that we are really in cultured and old world surroundings of yesteryears. All the devotees are so dedicated and a majority of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This place is definitely worth a visit. It is a wonderful temple in which it is very nice to walk around! Loved to see and enjoy this place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Visited at 6 AM in the morning with first sunrise. Nothing extravagant but you have to know the history of the temple in order to understand its importance.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful old times temple, must visit for followers of Lord Siva. It beautiful showcases the entire family of the lord. Has a very good vibe to it and really blends in your soul

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

One of the oldest temples in Chennai. The exteriors were beautiful with great carvings. Good place to spend a few hours. However, it is closed in the afternoon hours, so time your visit accordingly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

One of the old temples in Chennai. Impressed with the cleanliness inside the temple. We visited on a sunday evening and it was not very crowded. However to get to this temple, we may have to pass through some narrow and crowded streets / markets.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This temple is located in Mylapore area of Chennai and is worth a visit. All temples in South have a huge tank (water body) in front, and this one has a big, in the middle of the city. A tall brass "deep stambh" greets you as you enter the temple. The cleanliness level in the premises is above average, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I felt the spiritual power at the temple. I would really love to go back to visit again. The temple has beautiful architecture and should not be missed!

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Address: 12, North Mada Street | Mylapore, Chennai (Madras), India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Chennai (Madras)

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