ISKCON Chennai, Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple, Chennai (Madras)

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Feel at peace as you marvel at the grandeur of ISKCON Chennai, Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple, a five-story Buddhist temple and the largest in Tamil Nadu. It features a 650 sq m (6,000 sq ft) hall, boasting three teakwood altars as well as religious deities such as Lord Krishna and his consort Radharani. Before stepping inside, notice the entrance of the building, which depicts a universal pattern based on ancient Indian cosmology. Find a series of circular islands surrounding a central pillar called Mount Meru. The gift shop sells booklets explaining all of the temple's features: head here first to purchase one and get the most from your visit. Plan to visit ISKCON Chennai, Sri Sri Radha Krishna Temple and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Chennai (Madras) attractions using our Chennai (Madras) trip builder.
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  • August 16, 2017
    Very fortunate to visit this Temple where Radha-Krishna are main deities. Like in Puri Temple, we have Balaram-Subatra-Jagannath. Incidentally visit was coinciding with Krishna Jenmashtami, nice bhaja...  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    The House of prayer by a sect called ISKCON founded by Late Sri Prabhupad. You will have a feel of grace..  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    Very well maintained place. Visited during 15th August 2017 Janmasthami and Independence day. Crowd was there but very well maintained. Has a very big compound. Pros: 1. Well managed. 2. Kept it clean...  more »

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