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Vadapalani Murugan Temple

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Address: Andavar Koli Street | Vadapalani, Chennai, India
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Great place to spend time.. Holiness is fully loaded.. Lord Muruga is very special here. Good architecture too.

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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Great place to spend time.. Holiness is fully loaded.. Lord Muruga is very special here. Good architecture too.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is located at the heart of vadapalani area, No parking charges, always crowded, the fees are high

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not a huge believer of God. Even the little I believe, I do not feel the need to visit a temple to prove my belief in God. However, I have visited this temple with my family and friends quite a few times and each time the visit was simply peaceful and beautiful. The mind feels relaxed when you... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great divine and positive energy in this temple. When I went, pooja was done to Urchavar, which was very to see. Many things which struggled me in life has gone out and I felt the extraordinary experience with the help of Lord Kandha

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Thank Bcram C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an old temple dating back to 17th century. The principal deity of this temple is Lord Murugan. The main temple has an idol of Lord Murugan. However, there are mini temples in the complex housing Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, Lord Ganesha etc. Very well maintained. After the darshan we spent some time in solitude in the temple... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's almost heaven in the middle of the crowded Chennai city! It's so peaceful and blissful to spend time in this spacious temple of great aura!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have a day to spareand you don't know what to do in Chennai, visit thi temple even if you are not a worshipper. The pristine surroundings around this temple will make you feel good. I love the water place there and I have spent lot of time playing aroun d with the reflections of various images in the... More 

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Chennai, India
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

An easily accessible place right in the heart of Vadapalani ... though it is not as well kept as it was a few decades ago, it I said definitely a place of good view and relaxation. People visite it not only for its devotional aspect but for its serene location and soothing ambience as well.

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Thank Mahiharry
Chennai, India
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Basically a very well known temple for Lord Murugan, (Karthik) son of Lord Shiva. This Lord is known by different names in different context, like saravanan, kadamban, guhan, shanmugapriyan, aarumugan, etc... He resides in six types of houses, known as "Aarupadai Veedu". So these locations are famous, Thiruththani, Thiruparankundram, Swamimalai, Palani, Thiruchendur, Pazhamudhirsolai. Since there is a place called "Palani"... More 

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

This is an old temple dedicated to Lord Shiva's son Lord Karthikeya who is also referred to as Murugan in South India. This temple was built more than 100 years ago. Apart from Lord Murugan, other deities like Ganesha, Goddess Meenakshi, Goddess Kali etc. are also worshipped here. This temple is considered very auspicious for getting married. The temple has... More 

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