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Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Chennai

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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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  • Excellent temple in Chennai with all deities and facilities are great.you cannot see such type of temples with surrounding areas with shops and establishments. Not to be missed. 
    Excellent temple in Chennai with all deities and facilities are great.you cannot see such type of temples with surrounding areas with shops and establishments. Not to be missed.  more »
  • Kapaleeshwarar Temple is one the most famous Hindu temples in Chennai. Located in Mylapore, this is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva., The temple has several shrines and open from 5am till... 
    Kapaleeshwarar Temple is one the most famous Hindu temples in Chennai. Located in Mylapore, this is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva., The temple has several shrines and open from 5am till...  more »
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  • Very pleasant and Peaceful area. The architecture of the entire temple will make you mesmerize, from the entrance Gate to the unique designs of each and every individual temples inside will definitely worth of coming here. I am from Kolkata and I am very much happy to visit this place.
  • One of greatest temple in Chennai, India. This temple has best architecture. Most peaceful and devotional place. Must visit temple in Chennai. Clean and hygiene place. It is very near to Chennai railway station. Must visit place with family or single.

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