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Jagannath Temple, Kanathur

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Address: Reddy Kuppam Road, Chennai (Madras), India

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Peaceful place, great for meditation and de-stressing

Great architecture, traditionally laid out and very calm and quiet place....the entry point off ECR is a bit obscure and one would tend to miss it...comes just before Mayajaal... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2015
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed June 29, 2015

Great architecture, traditionally laid out and very calm and quiet place....the entry point off ECR is a bit obscure and one would tend to miss it...comes just before Mayajaal. Lovely place to spend a quiet hour or two, away from the madding crowd!

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed June 27, 2015

Vast area and built with modern architect considering ancient culture. Crowded on holidays. Must visit on working days for nice view & prayer. Transport will be difficult and hence better to take taxi from anywhere in the city. Book taxi for 4 to 6 hours as package

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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed June 24, 2015

Re live the spirit of being some one from odisha, can spend some peaceful time away from the hustle of the city. Also if you choose a festival day then you can buy meals ticket to have a taste of the temple cooked tasty food. Get to talk in oriya. Riding on bike is a better option.Or you also got... More 

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chennai
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
Reviewed June 6, 2015

this is for off from the city on e c r road. this is based on kalinga architect.the temple is constructed using granite, and marbles. jagannath is made of neem tree. there are sannadhis for ganesa, siva, laxmi etc. the main deities are jagannath, subadra, and baldev. the specility is the stainless steel chariot which is no where found. their... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

Place must visit. Well build and artistic works to see. Small, Simple and Splendid place, well maintained.

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Thank rajkpr
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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Reviewed May 20, 2015

Located very near to sea this is a nice place to visit. The temple is very well maintained and peaceful. Only the approach road is not good.

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Thank Tapan R
Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed May 13, 2015

If you like calm and quite place to rejuvenate your thoughts.. Please visit that place. The most amazing thing of this place is its simplicity. Although the neighborhood is not very urban but worth a visit.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed April 8, 2015

Lovely temple, well maintained ... the place is very peaceful and its very near to the sea shore. If you are planning to go to the temple during evening time it opens only after 3.30 P.M. Visit if you are looking for a calm and peaceful place to spend your evening. I recommended to my friends and they are loved... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed April 2, 2015

This temple must be the most peaceful temple of Chennai. It might be because it is very recent (inaugurated in 2001), but in any case it is perfect if you want to pray peacefully or if you want to see the difference between typical Oriya and Tamil architectures. This temple has indeed been built based on old Oriya temples style... More 

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Aurangabad, India
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Reviewed January 28, 2015

Odisha is famous for Lord Jaggathnath. You will find this lord Jagatnath temple in chennai on Reddy Kuppam Road, Chennai. Nicely built & maintained.

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