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Kamakshi Amman Temple

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Although this temple was built in the 7th century and rebuilt in the 14th, it's not very historical.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
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“powerful god” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 5:30 AM - 12:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Mangadu, Chennai, India
Nungambakkam/Marina Beach
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"left leg"
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"powerful god"
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"on tuesdays"
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"pooja items"
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"temple"
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"penance"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walking throughout the smell of shops you pick up your car and drive to this incredible place. Not explicable. Only to admire and shooting pics. Don’t loose it. No explanation. Just use your eyes.

Thank Gian Luca V
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

in this temple a famous prarthanai is there, six week prarthanai, the pilgrimis who have their desire were come for six weeks without gap and they will get a new lemon a week by excahnging a old lemon and finally in the 7th week they...More

1  Thank vasan224
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

One of the most popular temples in Chennai. Specific to women and girls I should say. A must for every girl/lady whose womanly existence is threatened or troubled. If going there, dont come back without doing an archana. If you can book a sahasranama pooja,...More

1  Thank Venkata Shivaku... R
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

A 7th century temple and reconstructed in 14th, it self fascinating. Famous for story of Lord Shiva and goddess Parvathy.

Thank Umang A
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

this temple is a boon to girls who want to get married. the history says this is the place where Parvathi did severe penance on the Panchgani resting the left leg on the Panchgani folding the right leg and she poses a tapas figure by...More

Thank 674santha
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Kamakshi Amman Temple is linked to the story of Lord Shiva and Goddess Shakthi (Parvathi). Both of them were sitting in their garden on Mount Kailash when Devi playfully closed the eyes of Lord Shiva with her hands. Instantly, the whole of creation fell into...More

1  Thank akhilchandu
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

When you visit Mangadu Kamakshi temple remember to visit two other neighborhood temples 1) Velleeswarar Temple (you can reach it from the entrance of Pillayar Sannidhi) 2) Vaikundavasa Perumal (near Bus Stand) When you enter the temple you will be mobbed by hawkers with lot...More

1  Thank lavydeepak
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

Mangadu Kamakshi Amman temple is one of the popular and must visit temples in Chennai. This is located in Mangadu - around 7-8 kms from Pallavaram. The temple is normally crowded. There are dharshans for free, Rs.20 and Rs.50. The temple is just on the...More

Thank Karthik R
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

The last time I went was just to feel the gratitude. THis Temple is reachable by Tambaram -Poonamallee buses/ Broadway-Mangadu buses. Whenever devotees need a favour , they take a prayer and offer to visit the temple on a chosen day of the week for...More

Thank Narasimhan G
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

the temple is now renovated. the place and moolasthanam is clean . the queing place is well constructed the ventilation in side can be improved

Thank Dhanasekaran B
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SIVAVIGNESH
21 February 2018|
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Response from 674santha | Reviewed this property |
usually in june and march month they put the auction sale. the price starts from 5o re to 1000 re depends on the quality and material
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Vidya S
10 January 2017|
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Response from KARTHIKb87 | Reviewed this property |
Lot of govt buses available from tirupathi, vellore, lot of accommodation/lodge/hotels available check thru internet
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Response from 880desktop | Reviewed this property |
You have to get down at chingleput railway station and bus stand for kancjrepuram is situated opposite the station just 1 km away
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