Kalikambal Temple, Chennai (Madras)

Stop at Kalikambal Temple and take in its vibrantly colored, intricately sculpted entrance. Originally built closer to the shore, the temple was actually moved and rebuilt in 1640. Reportedly, Maratha emperor Chhatrapati Shivaji frequented the site to pray. Bear in mind that the temple stands in a busy central area and parking could prove very difficult. Using our world travel planner, Chennai (Madras) attractions like Kalikambal Temple can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • October 2, 2017
    It is said that Chatrapati Shivaji visited this Temple and offered prayers to Kalikambal the presiding deity. Need to visit this temple to seek the blessings of the Goddess.  more »
  • September 28, 2017
    This was our second visit to Chennai and the Kalikambal Temple. We recommend that you tour this temple with the Storytrails "Peacock Trail" tour. It was so much more meaningful and interesting than th...  more »
  • September 14, 2017
    One will be overawed by the atmosphere of godliness and holy presence at this temple. It is a tribute to Chennaiites that they have managed to preserve the temple almost in its original form despite t...  more »
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  • July 7, 2017
    Very good crowd maintenance even though there are 100's and 1000's people queue will be less Everyone can pray peacefully no jaragandy jaragandy her,😂
  • July 10, 2017
    Very very powerful temple must visit if ur in and around chennai
  • June 29, 2017
    This temple is very old..located in thambu cherry Street in Parry's..darshan is free no token..don't visit on auspicious days like Fridays or amavasya days, temple will be very crowded and congested..There are many gods to worship in this temple, though the main deity is goddess kalikambal.. another important one is prathyankaradevi near the entrance..There are also many shops near the entrance which sell puja articles, lemon garlands, etc. Fans are there in some places inside. Prasadam is sold at Rs 10 per item. Due to its significance this place will be frequented by some politicians and celebrities. Maratha king Chatrapathi Sivaji once worshipped in this temple. Worth to go.
  • July 2, 2017
    Very old temple good amman dharshan
  • January 8, 2017
    Divine place. Very peaceful after worshipping goddess. Parking is a concern

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