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Review of Mylapore

Mylapore
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Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: If you are looking to soak in the culture of Chennai, the Mylapore Tank and Mandavali area should be at the top of your list. One of the oldest residential parts of Chennai, the tank is a part of the seventh century Kapaleeshwarar Temple. This is also the place where the famous Tamil poet, Thiruvalluvar, was born. If you are spending a few days in Chennai, you will understand the importance of this state figure from the number of references made in signs, names of shops and statues. The quintessential travel phrase, "overwhelming sights, sounds, smells," fits perfectly in this area. The narrow streets around the temple are buzzing with activities. Flower sellers, archaic shops selling temple offering ingredients and such line the roads leading to the temple. A photographer’s dream, this place is best explored in the morning, the chosen time to pay homage at the temple.
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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58 reviews
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“Love it!”
Reviewed April 15, 2013

Love the old world charm that Mylapore has. Visit the famous Kapaleeshwar Temple, or shop around for everything you need related to God, and poojas.
Pick up the freshest vegetables and fruits and freshly ground filter coffee, from Leo's.
A place you shouldn't miss visiting.

Visited April 2013
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Chennai
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“The master place of Chennai”
Reviewed April 10, 2013

This is one of ancient places in Chennai and I stayed for nearly 4 years with my family. Located or called heart of Chennai, it stood so accessible for our daily/ weekly drives. Except traffic, this place is a expensive place for a pleasant stay. You are not far from shopping malls, movies or fine-dining in and around.

Visited January 2013
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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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6 attraction reviews
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“Sea temple”
Reviewed April 6, 2013

Stunning butter ball, old sea temple and Pandava caves is something which is really worth watching. It was raining and hence we missed tiger caves.

Visited February 2013
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Chennai (Madras), India
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“I love Mylapore”
Reviewed March 29, 2013

living here for past 30 years. I like the old world feel and the vibe... despite the crowded atmosphere

Visited March 2013
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Chennai (Madras), India
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“good and crowded place for authentic bramin settlement”
Reviewed March 20, 2013

Hi,

This is a crowded place ridden with small streets and traffic jams. but being a brahmin community area, you get all sort of authentic temple prasad like food. As well, you have enough options for food and transport from this place

Visited March 2013
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