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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

The temple was extraordinary. The intricate sculptures and paintings were interesting and enlightens one to the hindu culture and religion. Ladies need to wear long clothing (trousers or long skirt to cover the knees) to be able to enter the temple. One also has to...More

Thank Evelyn B
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place should not be missed. It's very colorful. Sadly, non-Hindi cannot go inside. But it's still a great place to visit, and you can make prayers outside at the smaller shrines. There is a little nook where there are baby cribs hanging from trees...More

Thank monsternina
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This Lord Shiva temple shows the power of Indian architecture and defines the beauty of our ancient engineering & you can say that we had super world class engineers in that time as well , this temple is pride of our nation

Thank Annu1990
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's a very beautiful place and you can feel the positive vibes. Personally I was blessed but you need to go at around 4 PM there are the special prayer

Thank Stephanie2903
Reviewed 3 days ago

You need to visit the place to experience the divine presence. I cannot express the experience in words. One of the oldest temple and a must visit temple in chennai. If you want to avoid the rush be there around 4pm when the temple is...More

Thank MaliniMaruth
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had gone for the first time. Had a wonderful darshan. Enjoyed the Deepaaraadhana of Padmanabha Swamy. Had a very satisfying experience. Pure bliss. This place is a must visit.

Thank ntirumalai
Reviewed 6 days ago

Sri Kapaleeswara temple is one of the oldest temples in Mylapur which has got rich historical and cultural heritage. The 125 feet –tall painted temple tower and colorful statues with intricate sculptural art fill our hearts with a sense of wonder. Mylapur is a very...More

Thank somaseshug
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the oldest temple in the city. It's built in 7 th century. The temple is dedicated to lord shiva. I felt goosebumps when I entered the temple. Well maintained one. Very old and most beautiful temple i have ever visited. The authority restrict...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is one of the most important temple of Shiva in the Chennai.Taken as most sacred by all the Shaivites as well as Vaishnavites. Non Hindus are not permitted in side and also persons with Bermuda or shorts etc are not permitted. Opens at 6.00...More

Thank Ravindranath K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

one of the most oldest temple in chennai. in this we have all the gods like Ganapathy, Shiva, Parvathy, Murugan, Saneeshwaran, etc

Thank Pramodh N
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The religious and cultural epicenter of Chennai,
Mylapore is highly revered by the
locals and tourists
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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Response from KrupaRajendran | Reviewed this property |
Please contact temple administrative office (which is within the premise of the temple) and they will be able to help you.
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morning 5:30 to 12 evening- 5-9 pm