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Kalikambal Temple, Chennai

#7 of 129 in Historic Sites in Chennai
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Stop at Kalikambal Temple and take in its vibrantly colored, intricately sculpted entrance. Originally built closer to the shore, the temple was actually moved and rebuilt in 1640. Reportedly, Maratha emperor Chhatrapati Shivaji frequented the site to pray. Bear in mind that the temple stands in a busy central area and parking could prove very difficult. Using our world travel planner, Chennai attractions like Kalikambal Temple can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This is situated between two busy streets in downtown Chennai. The surroundings are a bit chaotic but the temple is special. Ancient and beautiful.  more »
  • This temple is considered as the most powerful Ambal temple in Chennai.. People from many parts of Chennai have their regular visit to this temple, to have their darshan and get blessings of Mother...  more »
  • One of the oldest temple in Chennai. We could feel the vibe when we enter sanctum. Mostly crowded. I am visiting this temple almost for 3 decades. I experience the vibe whenever I visit this temple.
  • Located near washermanpet metro. Easily accessible but narrow roads. Reaching by two Wheeler, auto cab preferred. Quite and peaceful place inside a crowded market area. Visit and get blessed...

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