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Kamakshi Amman Temple, Chennai (Madras)

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#10 of 57 in Historic Sites in Chennai (Madras)
Landmark Religious Site
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) travel itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Kamakshi Amman Temple and other attractions in Chennai (Madras).
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  • 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 »
  • the mangadu kamakshi amman temple is at outer chennai...little closer from porur and kundrathur. nice and beautiful temple...  more »
  • The oldest temple that is Mangadu, from our hotel we booked a cab and reached this temple, the prime deity is Goddess KAMASHI Amman, morning at 5 AM , the temple was opened, since it was Sunday and li...  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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