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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 31 July 2016

This temple is dedicated to kamakshi amman and people throng here during tuesday/Friday & sunday. the amman here is very powerful & known for fulfillment of prayers. the praying here will give some change in life. The Thapas kamakshi here is said to in prayer...More

1  Thank KARTHIKb87
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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We had visited Kamakshi Amman temple, which is an ancient temple dedicated to Goddess Kamakshi or Parvati during our sightseeing trip in Kanchipuram. The temple complex is undergoing restoration - hence we heard prayers along with noise of drilling machines. There was a long queue...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2016

It is locating at Mangadu near to Poonamalli, Chennai In side the temple atmosphere is very good to feel. also feel good energy. I advise anyone plan to go Poonamalli kindly visit this temple and feel positive thinks in your life

Thank Somanathan S
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

Mere presence of the temple and its surroundings itself gives you a devotional feel. very nicely maintained

Thank రాజేంద్ర త
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Reviewed 10 June 2016

Very old Goddess temple in the outskirts of Chennai. Lots of people visit this place because of the belief on this goddess.

Thank helpothers2016
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Reviewed 28 May 2016

Situated about 20 Kms from the Chennai city on the south western part. The temple has seen great development over the years and the facilities are good. One should visit the temple to feel the power of Parvati.

Thank Mohan2013
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

Blissful and divine experience on visiting this temple dedicated to Kamakshi beautifully decorated.The goddess is most powerful at kanchipuram

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Reviewed 15 May 2016

Nice temple. Clean temple. Can be reached by bus. Lots of busses are there. From the main Mangadu bus stand it is walkable distance. As usual do not get in to auto etc as they will take you for a spin. This temple is 15...More

Thank cool1960
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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

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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
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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
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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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