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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
+91 44 2464 1670
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are at Chennai then this place is must to see. As there is not so many another opportunities. Interesting temple. You will be ask for guided tour and it is up to you if you like to listen to story or just watch...More

Thank tomasvalter
Reviewed 2 days ago

Chennai's one of the oldest temples. Very peaceful place for evening time. Apart from friday, anytime we can go.

Thank PriyaSankaran86
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

An enjoyable visit to this Great Temple.Divine vibration could be felt inside.Experience is unforgettable.

Thank tickey2016
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I went to Kapaleeshwarar Temple. Kapaleeshwarar Temple is Chennai's most active and impressive, believed to have been built after the Portuguese destroyed the seaside original in 1566. It displays the main architectural elements of many a Tamil Nadu temple. It is great place to go. 

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited early morning around 6.30 am. Peaceful location people chanting mantras every where around the temple. Lord Siva is the main deity. Had a very nice darshan . As it was in the early very less crowd.

Thank Jay N
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the place where Goddess Parvati worshipped Lord Shiva in the form of peacock andhence the name Mylapore. (Mayil in Tamil language means peacock). There is also a story dating back to 7th century when Sri Gnanasambandar, one of the 'Nayanmars' (disciples of Lord...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Place is Must visit. Divine experience. Wonderful vibrations. Oasis of Peace. There is small pond opposite to the temple and a Flee market around to shop. Nice experience.

Thank Mitesh P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Liked the use of natural lights inside temple. The architecture, shopping area around is good . . .................................................................. .

Thank KS E
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice place to visit with family. Very big place. Nice sculptures are there. Good weekend destination.

Thank Ragavendra B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best evening outting with family.Temple is maintained clean and a place to sit and relax.Memotavle shopping around temple for ages of our family.Relaxing and wonderful evening for a family.

Thank Sriramseshan
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26 January 2015|
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Response from rahulsethhyundai | Reviewed this property |
morning 5:30 to 12 evening- 5-9 pm