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Address: Singarachari Street, Chennai (Madras) 600005, India
Phone Number: +91 44 2844 2462
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Close to Marina Beach, yet another architectural wonder from the 8th...

Close to Marina Beach, yet another architectural wonder from the 8th century can be part of the itinerary. An intricate pyramid-shaped rajagopuram (dome) stands prominently and is the main feature of the temple. As anecdotes go, the British were unable to pronounce the original name, Thiriallikeni, and rechristened it Triplicane.

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Visit to Parthasarthy temple , Triplicane

I love to visit old temples which gives us a feel of our old culture. One Such Place in Chennai is Parthasarathy temple in Triplicane. The Lord Parthsarathy ( Relates to... read more

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love to visit old temples which gives us a feel of our old culture. One Such Place in Chennai is Parthasarathy temple in Triplicane. The Lord Parthsarathy ( Relates to Mahabaratha epic , Krishna Served as Sarathy for Arjuna in the Final war) is the Main idol in this temple. Idol is carved out of Black stone and it... More 

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Varkala, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

beautiful temple located in Triplicane ... The main shrine is open to foreigner whch is not the case in the mylapore temple.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing Hindu sacred place with some huge structures. We spent 2 hours walking around, learning the history. Well worth the visit

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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What really surprised me was the association of this holy temple with our history which makes this place even more significant. Did go trough few articles explaining the importance of this place and why one should visit and when !!! What astonishes me the most is the vastness of our culture and history. It was an absolute delight visiting this... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to go and discover local culture and traditional atmosphere. You have to take out your shoes to enter the temple. They have certain timing for prayers so they close doors inside the temple so you can access certain areas only. Local traditional souvenirs shops available selling candles and local herbs. Temple building is beautiful for those who like... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The area around the temple is very authentically Indian. Cows and rickshaws roaming the streets. Our driver knew where the temple was so there was no problem there. Once we arrived we were met by an elderly lady who painted our forehead with red powder without us prompting her to do so. We were then obliged to pay her. As... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sri Parthasaathy Temple situated at Triplicane, Chennai, is dedicated to Lord Krishna. Partha is Arjuna, one of the Pancha Pandavas and Sarathy means Charioteer. Lord Krishna played the role of a Charioteer to Arjuna in the Mahabharat War. Hence Lord Krishna is being called as Sri Parthasarathy. This temple is my all time favourite one since I admire this temple... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a Vaishnava temple, set amidst the busy Triplicane area - one of the 108 Divyadesams. Easily accessible by Bus and Sub-urban trains. Pretty large temple, so plan to spend 2-3 hours if you want to see in leisure and completely. One of the very few places where the presiding deity is seen with a mustache.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being from Chennai and a global nomad this place always makes me nostalgic. Filled with so much history this temple is a Divya Desam a very important shrine. The key deity here is Sri Parthasarathy Swamy Lord KRISHNA in the form of a charioteer. It is blissful to see him. There are so many other deities to see and seek... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The huge image is simply mesmerising An amazing temple with positive vibrations Make Him the Sarathy of your life and He will guide you through the ups and downs of life .... A must visit place in Chennai

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