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Kapaleeshwar Temple, Chennai (Madras)
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Admire the colorful facade of Kapaleeshwar Temple, an ancient Hindu temple adorned with vibrantly painted stucco figurines. One of the oldest temples in Chennai, it was designed in the Dravidian architectural style and is dedicated to a form of Shiva presented as a peacock, and his consort, Parvati. Take in the spiritual atmosphere of the revered temple and observe the ornately decorated, 37 m (121 ft) tall "gopuram" entrance tower. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Kapaleeshwar Temple and many more Chennai (Madras) attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Chennai (Madras) vacation planner.
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  • Keeping clean in spite of flow of more thousands of pilgrims is admirable. Shrine having sculptural beauty. 
  • Ever since the temple has featured in famous movie '2 states', it has started getting additional visitors. It is in narrow congested lane and there is a challenge in navigating the car. Parking is imp...  more »
  • Also has temples such as the Temple in Chennai on the way to try out this great presence. Has again gotten took place that took it to the uncle of the tuk-tuk, 16 when put in a different time. Opens the gate earlier than 16:00 could get inside. In the Ganesha and prayers were the people in the region. Could not find us when you pay money to use the camera, is likely to be declared a. It was a beautiful temple in bright colors every single image is subtle, not seen in Japan. Want a go when you come to Chennai!.
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