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Kapaleeshwar Temple
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Peacock Trail Walking Tour in Mylapore
Ranked #1 of 361 things to do in Chennai
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Owner description: This ancient shrine to Shiva is centrally located and among the area’s most popular landmarks.
Chennai, India
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Nice place.”
Reviewed 12 April 2012

Always I love this temple and the place. My favorite temple since 7 years..they are also maintaining well & improving it from what I have seen in 80"s Must visit place when you are in Chennai. I feel so divine when I am inside the temple. Shopping in & around is also available.

Visited May 2011
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“Beautiful & Serene”
Reviewed 12 April 2012

The temple is beautifully carved. It smells of sandalwood and jasmine. Amazing. Only problem was most of the signs describing the deity were in Tamil. But the priests and staff of the temple were helpful and kind to us. All and all a wonderful visit. it was also less crowded then we expected.

Visited April 2012
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“Spiritually Awakened”
Reviewed 10 April 2012

The temple was built around 1300 years back, but now on one of the populated place in Chennai - Mylapore otherwise called as Mylai. I've been visiting this temple since 2008 and each and every time I feel spiritually awakened. The entrance Gopuram magnificently leads you in to the large temple premises. The temple has got separate shrines for Lord Vinayagar, Lord Murugara, Goddess Karpagambal and the prime God Kapaleeshwarar (Lord Shiva) in which special Poojas are performed at every evening. The "Pradhosham" and "Pournami" (Full moon day) are crowded as lot of people visit the temple. I'm not sure of the occasion, but sometimes I see a lot of young kids performing "Bharatha Natiya" in the hallway located on the extreme left from the entrance

Visited May 2011
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“So serene”
Reviewed 30 March 2012

We didn't stay for long but the temple was beautiful, you really do have to see it to believe it. I still don't know how this was created. A beautiful place to wander round, watch people praying and take lots of photos - you certainly don't get temples like this in the UK!

Visited February 2012
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“Place to receive abundant blessings .”
Reviewed 28 March 2012

The atomosphere, the priests , the divine energy , the wonderfull Temple tank , cleanliness . Come and visit this temple during this Panguni Bramotsvam [Annual Festival between 28th March to 6th April .

Visited March 2012
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