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Kamakshi Amman Temple

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Mangadu, Chennai, India
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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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Hours Today: 05:30 - 12:00, 16:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Mangadu, Chennai, India
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Reviewed 2 December 2012

the oldest temple in kanchipuram... excellent sculptures... at navarathri time a special function held by the temple was nice. every week friday, the gold cart round the temple .... which was worth to see

3  Thank Sangeetha S
Reviewed 29 October 2012

big temple with many places to sit and enjoy the temple, however we went during rainy season so didn't spend much time in the temple. Tak a walk around the temple and make a wish to the Amman.

Thank tsashi
Reviewed 26 September 2012

This was the third temple we visited on a day trip to Kanchipuram, which we took while waiting for a friend to join us from overseas. If you find yourself not liking Chennai but having some time to fill in there, this city is possible...More

1  Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 20 August 2012

Great Sanctity of the temple. Very co-operative and accommodative priests. Performed Abhishekam twice for Kamakshi Amman. Came out with a good feeling.

1  Thank cmaheshwar
Reviewed 10 August 2012

This temple is highly impressive, and is deservedly celebrated. Although the wait was long for the Darshan, there is so much of artistic value to see within the temple that time went very quickly. A must see!

1  Thank garthastro
Reviewed 24 July 2012

It is one of the famous temples in kanchipuram. It is located very near to the kanchipuram bus stand, No need to take auto or any vehicle. Near to the pond, Lord vishnu temple is there. This vishnu temple is consider as one of the...More

2  Thank RameshkumarB
Reviewed 4 July 2012

This is another ancient temple of Kanchipuram and the deity is much revered. Unless you go very early in the day, be prepared to hustle with tens of thousands of people-- at 0530 am, you will have to hustle with only thousands. Also, visit the...More

1  Thank Kaataan
Reviewed 23 May 2012

Abhishekam starts at about 0600 hrs after the Gomatha darshan at 0530 hrs. The Abhishekam takes us away to the Holy Feet of Matha. One can clearly see Matha's eyes slightly looking towards left to avoid damage to devotees due to the power of Matha's...More

1  Thank Sivasankar54
Reviewed 27 January 2012

If some body travels to kanchipuram they have to visit kamakshi amman temple, as this is the place to be . Most of the people think this is very historic temple , which is some what true and some what not so true, this place...More

3  Thank shanks123
Reviewed 25 July 2010

With Meenakshi in Madurai and Visalakshi of Varanasi, Kamakshi of Kanchi is one of the most important places worship of Shakthi. Very historic temple.

8  Thank IndoCanadian
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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
5 February 2016|
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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
26 March 2015|
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Response from meghashyam | Reviewed this property |
unable to post the temple site google kanchikamakshi you will get to their site , all the required details are available there .