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“Place to worship Shiva @ Chennai”

Kapaleeshwar Temple
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Owner description: This ancient shrine to Shiva is centrally located and among the area’s most popular landmarks.
Reviewed 27 May 2014

It is the oldest Shiva temple located in Chennai. It has the environs of a center of culture and religion. Open architecture surrounds the 2 main sanctums of Shiva and Parvathi. The cultural programs reflect the time of year and prevailing holidays. A must see for hindus visiting Chennai.

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Reviewed 27 May 2014

Its so good to see such a majestic temple be the center of the Mylapore heartland. Its crowded yes, the best time to visit it would be on a weekday morning. The kutcheris and concerts take place on some evenings and are a true delight. The inner sanctum is full of energy and verve, but the experience can be missed because of the crowds. Everyone can visit irrespective of religion.

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Reviewed 27 May 2014

A great religious as well as an ancient architectural land mark in Chennai. Figures in the religious hymns sung many centuries before. Is an identity for the real Madras and still forms an important centre for religion, culture and festivals. The temple car procession, float processions around the streets of Mylapore and the float festival in the temple tank are great annual events and draw huge crowds.

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Reviewed 27 May 2014

We family went to this temple on 26.05.14 on a personal visit for a marriage in mylapore.The temple is old and well maintained.Crowd is also well managed and very cool inside inspite of hot weather out side..I had visited this temple with my father may be when I was 5 years old .Lot of small shops selling temple items and it is well connected .You may take an auto rikshaw.

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Reviewed 25 May 2014

I have been going to this temple since the 60's and visit it every chance i get now that I am in the US. It has the environs of a center of culture and religion. Open architecture surrounds the 2 main sanctums of shiva and parvathi. The cultural programs reflect the time of year and prevailing holidays.
A must see for hindus visiting chennai

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