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Mylapore, Chennai

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Wander around Mylapore, the cultural and religious hub of Chennai. The district features avenues lined with trees and old residential buildings. Easily access the area via various means of public transport to pick up some fresh vegetables and flowers, or simply enjoy a cup of coffee at a local restaurant. While there, you can also stop by one of Chennai's oldest and most renowned temples, featuring a 37 m (120 ft) high gopuram (monumental tower) exhibiting typical Dravidian architecture with a myriad of intricate stone carvings. Plan your visit to Mylapore and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Chennai trip planner.
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  • this is the place i used to go when i was a little girl and now its so different all have changed and still the ideology is there and its a place for lovely craft and worship things to buy.  more »
  • The Saptha Sthana Sthalams are seven important Shiva Temples located in Mylapore.Most people worship Kapaleeswarar temple only. But there are six other eually divine temples around where the Saptha...  more »

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