Places near Mangadu Temple

Places near Mangadu Temple, Best Time to Visit, Route info and History

Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple

This temple is dedicated to Lord Siva and was built during the reign of Pallava King Rajasimha during 685 – 705 AD. This temple was built in Dravidian architecture. There are 58 sub temples within the temple complex. Temple is 60 km from Mangadu Temple.

Ekambareswara Temple

This temple is dedicated to Lord Siva and is one of the Panchabhootha Sthalams. Lord Siva represents The Earth element here. Temple is 59 km from Mangadu Kamakshi Amman Koil. The temple tower is of 59 ft tall and is the tallest Gopuram.

Varadaraja Perumal Temple

This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is one among 108 Divya Desam ( Holy abodes) of Lord Vishnu. This temple is 60 km away from this holy shrine.

Vedanthangal Birds Sanctuary

The best time to visit is during Oct -Jan months, during this time migratory birds reach this place for reproduction. This place is 71 km from this temple. This lake formed from the backwaters and is interesting place near Kanchi. Painted storks, Little Egrets, Cormorants, Darter, Flamingos, Pelicans, moor hens, herons, kingfishers, sandpipers, white ibis, spoonbills, grey wagtails etc are commonly seen here.


This was built during the Pallava Kings during 7th and 8th Century AD. The rock carvings, monuments and temples are the major attractions. This place is 62 km from Mangadu. The direct bus is available from Chennai and Kanchipuram.

Dakshina Chitra

This is a museum depicting artistry workers, crafts, designs, folk arts, traditional architecture etc. This was established in the year 1984 and is 39 km from Mangadu.

The Crocodile Bank

This place can be reached from Mahabalipuram and is 12 km away. There are 6 different species with 5000+ crocodiles in this park.


Reference Link: History