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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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  • I am born raised in Mylapore. Now returning to the same place is Semma feel I should say. Yesterday I was crossing by Dr.Radhakrishnan street, Music academy side, my mind went back to the days as a... 
    I am born raised in Mylapore. Now returning to the same place is Semma feel I should say. Yesterday I was crossing by Dr.Radhakrishnan street, Music academy side, my mind went back to the days as a...  more »
  • I spent my childhood in Mylapore and hence returning for a visit was nostalgic, although it has become extremely commercial and crowded. But walking through the streets around Kapaleeswarar temple... 
    I spent my childhood in Mylapore and hence returning for a visit was nostalgic, although it has become extremely commercial and crowded. But walking through the streets around Kapaleeswarar temple...  more »

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