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Kapaleeshwar Temple

Mylapore, Chennai (Madras) 600004, India
+91 72220 15635
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This ancient shrine to Shiva is centrally located and among the area’s most popular landmarks.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Mylapore, Chennai (Madras) 600004, India
Mylapore
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"dedicated to lord shiva"
in 33 reviews
"dravidian style"
in 20 reviews
"karpagambal mess"
in 22 reviews
"mylapore area"
in 24 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 29 reviews
"the heart of the city"
in 45 reviews
"divine experience"
in 22 reviews
"main deity"
in 34 reviews
"must visit place"
in 55 reviews
"visit chennai"
in 28 reviews
"tamil nadu"
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"peace of mind"
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"early morning"
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"architecture"
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"festival"
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"gopuram"
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"tank"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Temples are always a place of serenity and blessings. A visit to this temple is a must on your visit to Chennai . Early morning is the best time to visit to avoid crowd and also enjoy the solitude and tranquility of the sanctum .

Thank nivedhitha
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Reviewed 2 days ago

this temple is a great piece for typical southindian type architecture. its is good for family visit and most be visited.

Thank prathap s
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Located in Mylapore, Chennai. Ancient Lord Shiva temple. Very famous tourists attraction place. Peaceful place. Great place to visit with family and children. Properly maintained. Designed parking space. Best time to visit - Evening. Temple is open till 9.30pm

Thank rahul k
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Located in mylapore,chennai near mylapore tank,,,parking facility available,,,one of the big temple in the city,,,Thursday are special here,,,good maintanance,,

Thank Raghul J
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Has the most ancient look and feel in the so called upgrading city. Takes you out of the city chaos. Nice and surprisingly big temple in the middle of hot city.

Thank ssKishore
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is a siva temple. the design and architecture of the temple is attractive. it is a busy and tourist attraction place.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This temple itself was built 1200 years ago by the Pallavas. It was destroyed by the portuguese and the next complex was built 300 years ago. The gopuram or the tower was build about 120 years ago which completed this complex. If one wants to...More

Thank Praveenop
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a great place In Chennai to visit,the place is typical southindian type architecture . This is a Hindu place

Thank movies H
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Family and friends visited this temple this morning at 8 am and had a very good Dharshan of all dieties. The ambience of the temple is very clean and with marked pathways for the easiest and most convenient way to see all dieties. The queues...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sometimes we wonder how beautiful the places can be and its really good.Designated place is there for foot wear and so don't leave on the road.Temple is very peaceful

Thank SRIKAKOLAPU
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Rajib R
29 December 2017|
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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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manoj k
24 December 2017|
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morning 5:30 to 12 evening- 5-9 pm
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