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Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Chennai

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Must see · Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Admire the colorful facade of Kapaleeshwarar Temple, an ancient Hindu temple adorned with vibrantly painted stucco figurines. One of the oldest temples in Chennai, it was designed in the Dravidian architectural style and is dedicated to a form of Shiva presented as a peacock, and his consort, Parvati. Take in the spiritual atmosphere of the revered temple and observe the ornately decorated, 37 m (121 ft) tall "gopuram" entrance tower. Put Kapaleeshwarar Temple and other Chennai attractions into our Chennai tour itinerary planning website, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Great place to visit and evening time it's always very crowded but it feels very good to visit regularly there. Must visit place 😊😊  more »
  • We have visited Kapaleeshwar Temple at Mylapore, Chennai twice in the month of Feb 2021, after a gap of almost 20 years. We visited morning around 7-30 AM, which is very appropriate. This is an...  more »
  • It is a very good place to worship but don't go after 12 pm,because you cannot worship peacefully and its closes by 12:30 pm. There every God are popular for every thing. Have a good day
  • Must visiting place

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