Best Temples In Chennai

Chennai is everyone’s favourite traveller’s destination. Rich in historical monuments like ancient cathedrals, temples, monuments and lots of interesting stuff. One of the best things to do in Chennai is to explore the beauty of the temples. Rich in culture and Rituals decorated with the authentic style of architecture along with its beauty Chennai attracts the greatest crowd of travellers in South India.

KAPALEESWARAR TEMPLE

The temple is dedicated to Lord Kapleeswara (an incarnation of Lord Shiva). The temple exhibits the beautiful style of Dravidian architecture. Enriched with Hindu Culture, the temple performs a wide range of rituals and sevas.

KAPALEESWARAR Temple Timings:

All Days of the Week except On Mondays

5.30 am to 12.00 Noon 5.00 pm to 9.00 pm

KAPALEESWARAR Temple Location:

Arulmigu Kapaleeswarar Temple,

Kapaleesvarar Sannadhi Street,

Vinayaka Nagar Colony, Mylapore,

Vinayaka Nagar Colony, Mylapore,

Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004

KAPALEESWARAR MARUNDHEESWARAR TEMPLE

The temple is one of the ancient temples of Chennai. The temple is believed to be constructed in 11th Century. The temple is dedicated to Lord Marundheeswarar (an incarnation of Lord Shiva).

KAPALEESWARAR Temple Timings

All Days of the Week

9.00 am to 8.00 pm

KAPALEESWARAR Temple Location

Marundheeswarar Temple Pond

Lalitha Nagar, Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600041

EKAMBARESWARAR TEMPLE

The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva; the temple was established in the year 1680 by Alangatha Pillai. The temple looks spectacular during the festive season.

EKAMBARESWARAR Temple Timings

All Days of the Week

6.00 am to 1.30 pm

4.30 pm to 8.00 pm

EKAMBARESWARAR Temple Location

Ekambareswarar Temple,

Vijayalakshmi Nagar, Nanmangalam, Medavakkam,

Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600117

PARTHASARATHY TEMPLE

This is the Vaishnavite Temple dedicated to Lord Krishna. The temple celebrates many festivals and sevas. The temple has beautiful architecture.

PARTHASARATHY Temple Timings:

5.50 am to 9.00 pm

PARTHASARATHY Temple Location:

Parthasarathy Temple Lake

Vasudevan Puram, Triplicane,

Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600005

SRI VADAPALANI ANDAVAR TEMPLE:

The temple is dedicated to Lord Murugan, the temple was established in the year 1890. The deity in the temple appears in the standing posture.

SRI VADAPALANI ANDAVAR Temple Timings:

5.30 am to 9.00 pm

SRI VADAPALANI ANDAVAR Temple Location:

Palani Andavar Kovil,

5, Palani Andavar Koil Street, Vadapalani,

Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600026

KANDHAKOTTAM TEMPLE

The temple is dedicated to Lord Murugan. The temple opens early in the morning performing various rituals being offered to the deity. The temple is expanded over 8 acres of land.

KANDHAKOTTAM Temple Timings

6.00 am to 9.45 am

12.30 pm to 4.00 pm

KANDHAKOTTAM Temple Location:

Kandhakottam Temple, 38/52,

Nyniappa Street, Rattan Bazaar, Park Town,

Rattan Bazaar, Park Town, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600003

KALIKAMBAL TEMPLE:

The temple dedicated to goddess Kalikambal. It is located near the Sea shore which has a great view. This is the temple which is popular for both is culture, sevas and for the View.

KALIKAMBAL Temple Timings:

6.00 am to 12.00 Noon

5.00 pm to 9.00 pm

KALIKAMBAL Temple Location:

Sri Kaalikambal Temple,

212, Thambu Chetty Street,

Near DHL Express Courier,

Mannady, George Town,

Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600001

THIRUMALA THIRUPATHI DEVASTHANAM TEMPLE

The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam Temple siyuated in Chennai is one of the popular Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Venkateswara.

THIRUMALA THIRUPATHI DEVASTHANAM Temple Timings:

5.00 am to 9.00 pm

THIRUMALA THIRUPATHI DEVASTHANAM Temple Location:

Thirumala Thirupathi Devasthanam,

No 26, Venkatanarayana Rd, Parthasarathi Puram,

T Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600017

ASHTALAKSHMI TEMPLE

The temple is dedicated to the goddess Ashtalakshmi, situated near the Elliot Beach, the temple gathers great crowd of both locals and tourists. The temple is rich in culture as the temple symbolizes the power of prosperity, wealth, food, courage..etc as the temple exhibits the forms of 8 Devi’s (Eight deities; i.e., Ashtalakshmi’s). The temple has beautiful architecture with the beautifully carved intricate designs and colours.

ASHTALAKSHMI Temple Timings:

6.30 am to 12.00 Noon

4.00 pm to 9.00 pm

ASHTALAKSHMI Temple Location:

Ashtalakshmi Temple

Beach Rd, Lakshmipuram, Kalakshetra Colony,

Besant Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600090

How to Reach Chennai?

By Airport:

Chennai International Airport is the Nearest Airport

By Railway Station:

Chennai Central Railway Station is the Nearest Railway Station

By Road:

Chennai is well connected with other major cities; direct buses, private vehicles easily ply to Chennai

Tourism Information Centre Contact Number:

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