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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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Reviewed 9 May 2016

The temple is in Kancheepuram which is a 2.5 hour drive from Chennai. The temple is undergoing significant renovations and it is therefore full of dust and sand whilst construction takes place. Some areas in the temple are also therefore inaccessible. Other temples in the...More

Thank firemangp
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Here the first thing which needs to be understood is the origin of the name of this Temple Deity - Goddess Kamakshi. Ka means - Goddess Saraswati, who is the Goddess of learning. Ma means - Goddess Lakshmi, who is the Goddess of Wealth. Akshi...More

Thank Kanchan58
Reviewed 3 April 2016

This is the main temple at kanchipuram. I found this temple to be very peaceful but it was very unclean.

Thank RajeevRajeshuni
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

One of the most blissful temples in Chennai, Situated in Mangadu, we can reach Mangadu by two ways 1.from Porur if we travel towards Kundrathur 3km we will reach a junction called Pai Kadai, turn right and travel another 4km we will reach Mangadu temple,...More

Thank smbegaraaj
Reviewed 1 March 2016

I have got to visit this temple multiple times, once with my bestie (Priyadarshini Sekar), and another time with my hubby recently. It was the most powerful temple dedicated to Lord Kamakshi. The main deity 'Lord Kamakshi' was also referred as 'Tapas Kamakshi' who is...More

Thank SangeethaAnbalagan
Reviewed 24 February 2016

This is one of the famous and popular temple.One of the must visit temples if you are around kanchi.

Thank nagendra p
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

If one wish to tell the name then it automatically come out .. kanchi kamatchi .. madurai meenakshi... kasi visalatchi. . So it is very famous at kanchipuram .. Temple looks nice .. maintenance may save this value better .. Top priority at kanchipuram. .

Thank oshylu
Reviewed 1 February 2016

The Kamakshi Temple (Tamil:அருள்மிகு காமாட்சி அம்மன் திருகோயில்) is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to Kamakshi, one of the forms of the goddess Parvati. It is located in the historic city of Kanchipuram, near Chennai, India and is popularly associated with Sankaracharya, one of the greatest...More

Thank rbmani
Reviewed 31 January 2016

This temples attracts lot of crowds especially on weekends and special days. the queues maybe for 2-3 hours for darshan. the deity Kamakshi amman is very nice and beautifully decorated. Look at the temple calendar /website for festivals and special days if you want to...More

Thank TravelTipsKrishna
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Reach was via local auto ricksha. While most of them said the temple will be closed by 8:30pm we entered much later had a great darshan. And the parts of temple were undergoing renovation. It was a full moon night, we were told about the...More

Thank RamyaKrishna
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Vidya S
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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 .