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Kapaleeshwar Temple

Mylapore, Chennai (Madras) 600004, India
+91 44 2464 1670
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This ancient shrine to Shiva is centrally located and among the area’s most popular landmarks.
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Mylapore, Chennai (Madras) 600004, India
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Reviewed yesterday

You never cease to be amazed at the intricacies of the Hindu religion and how their beliefs are depicted in the many deities carved on the amazing temples. The vivid colours and characters an astounding accomplishment.

Thank Travelbug291
Reviewed yesterday

It is good place to see. People are helpfull.You can go by taxi or three wheels motorbike. good place for taking photograph.

Thank Mehmet K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited around 5pm when a ceremony was just starting. We couldn’t go inside as non-Hindus but got a glimpse of what was happening. The temple is beautiful. Brightly painted representations of many gods and events. We got to go in some buildings, leaving our...More

Thank Jeannie2207
Reviewed 2 days ago

Bring a pair of socks so you don't have to walk around bare foot. Interesting people watching sight, especially watch the ' mighty' priests interact with the devout visitors

Thank Stuti
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It seems totally incredible that not only did a group of people create such an edifice but also that someone maintains the paint work on a regular basis! Pictures don't do it justice but I'll submit one anyway.

Thank Weston S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An outstanding temple visit which I would highly recommend. Many different things to see and great photographic opportunities. Ensure you have a strong guide before visiting. This is my second visit and the guide on this occasion could have been much better. A great guide...More

Thank Zinzan6
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kapaleeshwarar temple located at Mylapore, is devoted to Lord shiva, who is worshipped by Karpagambal in the form of peacock. From 7th century CE this temple exsist which was built by Vijayanagar kings. Dravidian architectural style is seen in the temple. Panguni Peruvizha, Ther Vizha,...More

Thank Radnara
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this temple lot of times for peace of mind .. very useful time use in this place.. i like it. near this temple one ramakrishna madam also there. very good place.

Thank GOPI369
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We planned to visit this place after reading reviews on Trip Advisor. It is located in Mylapore. It was about 30 mins drive from my hotel ITC Grand Chola, Guindy. Local people understand but also few TripAdvisor users do mention that the temple remains closed...More

Thank Vidsrungta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best place to seek solace and prayers. It is a very old temple and one that is constantly full of devotees.

Thank RKrishnasamy
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The religious and cultural epicenter of Chennai,
Mylapore is highly revered by the
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for the rich history and architectural marvels that
line its narrow
alleys and markets and is one of the
oldest residential neighbourhood of the city.
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