Kamakshi Amman Temple, Chennai (Madras)

Head to the historic city of Kanchipuram and witness a prime example of Dravidian architecture at Kamakshi Amman Temple. According to historians, the temple was probably built around 6 CE. It features gopurams, which are covered in gold overlays. Its main deity is Kamakshi. Notice as the god sits in a yoga-like position as opposed to the traditional standing position of many other deities. This signifies peace and prosperity. Use our Chennai (Madras) trip builder tool to visit Kamakshi Amman Temple on your trip to Chennai (Madras), and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • The last time I went was just to feel the gratitude. THis Temple is reachable by Tambaram -Poonamallee buses/ Broadway-Mangadu buses. Whenever devotees need a favour , they take a prayer and offer to ...  more »
  • the temple is now renovated. the place and moolasthanam is clean . the queing place is well constructed the ventilation in side can be improved  more »
  • Oldest temple located in Mangadu near Poovirundhavally. This temple is one of the famous Hindu temples in Tamilnadu. Everyday the temple will have crowds but in Sundays, Holidays And Aadi Maasam Days ...  more »
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  • My mother often visits this temple. Wonderful place. The temple administration is good. For peace of mind, one should visit this temple
  • Very pleasant Temple and maintenance is perfect.
  • Famous temple in perungalathur. A powerful one.
  • Temple has polite, devotional and beautiful ambience. Don't miss to visit for anyone in Perungalathur.
  • so powerful god

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