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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: 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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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The temple is oldest one which some places of temple is currently under renovation.. Worth the visit, u will definitely observe more and more positive energies.. Keep ur mind and heart steady and pray stay for a couple of days and feel the energy u...More

Thank sMahendrakumar
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

I first visited this temple as a normal visit, but somehow there was some kind of attraction that now I have become a regular now. There is certain bliss whenever you visit. It is on the outskirts of Chennai. Tuesdays and Fridays are crowded besides...More

Thank Pradeepk79
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful temple, peaceful atmosphere, excellent darshan, a kanchipuram must visit temple, do not miss it

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Reviewed 24 August 2016

This temple is situated about 15Kms to the west of Chennai, near Poonamallee. The place is accessible from Chennai Bangalore highway. Google map should help you navigate. Presently roads leading to temple are not even. But given the houses and crowd nearby, you anyway have...More

Thank venkat_saiarvind
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Powerful temple..Kanchi Kamakshi... Do visit on friday....One of the sakthi Peedam... Near to chennai...

Thank Athidots
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

An amazing pilgrimage to Kamatchi Amman temple . Feel blessed. Buy some flowers to take into the temple. Keep your mind free and open . Whether morning, afternoon or evening , you can feel the good vibrations and blessings .

Thank lakhshmi
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

The temple sports the Chola style of Architecture and construction. The Raja Gopuram or the Main entrance faces South but the east entrance is still used by many devotees as there is a market along the road leading to the east gate. As we enter...More

Thank tnbalaji90
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

this temple at mangadu which is around 12 kms from heart of chennai is very old and famous.Huge milling crowds throng on Tuesdays,Fridays and Sundays especially in the Tamil Calender month of Audi. With darshan of amman ,one gets very good positive vibration and peace...More

Thank Sundaram R
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

This a famous and an old temple at the outskirts of chennai. The roads leading to the temple are congested and uneven. The temple has vast interiors and management has made neat arrangements to regulate the crowd of devotees during important occasions. Temple authorities have...More

Thank sridharan2013
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

The temple represents the Shakti form of Goddess Durga, There are 51 Shakti pithas & Kamaskshi Amman temple is one of the Shaktioith. The Word Kamkashi represent Goddess Sarswati, the Goddess of Education ( Ka) & Ma means Goddess Lakshmi. & Akshi means eyes. Here...More

Thank Dharm_R
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SIVAVIGNESH
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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
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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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