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Kamakshi Amman Temple, Chennai (Madras)

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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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  • This is a very famous Hindu Temple dedicated to Goddess Sri Kamakshi located in the outskirts of Chennai. It is believed that, Amman stood on a needle head and prayed to lord Shiva. Very powerful Godd...  more »
  • This temple situated around 30 kms from chennai. Can be accessed by public transport as plenty of buses plight from Parrys and T.Nagar. Beautiful temple for Kamakshi Amman,  more »
  • This is an ancient hindu temple dedicated to Kamakshi,it is peaceful and beautiful temple.the vibes are very good  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
  • 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
  • My favourite temple