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Kamakshi Amman Temple, Chennai (Madras)

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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 temple is located at Mangadu, very near to Poonamallee. This is different from Kamakshi Amman Temple Kanchipuram. This temple is said to be more than 2000 years old...This is the holy place where...  more »
  • its very big temple in peaceful. good to visit with family in large group. outside envirment did not like much.  more »
  • Kamakshi Amman Temple is located in Mangadu. It is well known famous for Goddess Kamakshi. One of the Famous and Ancient temple in Chennai. Very Peaceful temple. Easily accessible by public and privat...  more »
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  • Famous temple in perungalathur. A powerful one.
  • Temple has polite, devotional and beautiful ambience. Don't miss to visit for anyone in Perungalathur.
  • Awesome temple, feel very peaceful
  • good temple
  • Good vibes place