Visit Vadapalani Murugan Temple, an immensely popular Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Muraga, god of war. Originally constructed around 1890 as a humble shed, the temple underwent renovations in the 1920s, expanding into a complex complete with an intricately decorated 40.8 m (131 ft) tower that depicts various Hindu legends. Inside you'll see a picturesque courtyard featuring a number of statues of other deities surrounding a large central pond with a shrine on the water. Devotees will find plenty to admire, along with a meditation hall to calm the mind. Amenities nearby have you covered, including for food and drink. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Vadapalani Murugan Temple by using our Chennai trip planner.
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Feels very local and authentic, beautiful interesting temple in heart of Chennai. Left our shoes outside and found people offering us other people's when we left! Made us laugh. The street as you...
Feels very local and authentic, beautiful interesting temple in heart of Chennai. Left our shoes outside and found people offering us other people's when we left! Made us laugh. The street as you... more »
Vadapalani Murugan temple is one of the most popular temples dedicated to Lord Murugan. Got to visit this temple few times with family & friends. On 31st March 2016, got to visit this temple again...
Vadapalani Murugan temple is one of the most popular temples dedicated to Lord Murugan. Got to visit this temple few times with family & friends. On 31st March 2016, got to visit this temple again... more »
Temple has been opened but only main deity Lord Muruga can be dharshaned. They are going to renovate the temple.
Peace of mind, calm... Blessings... Everything is good except the pond that looks like a heaven for mosquitoes... Should have been kept clean... A good source of clean water is possible there if maintained well with the support of neighborhood...
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