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Kapaleeshwar Temple, Chennai (Madras)
(4.4/5 based on 1,400+ reviews on the web)
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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  • A colourful and enchanting place. Photography is restricted once inside....but it you'll still be allowed to take photos outside plus restricted areas inside. To enter the temple (and as a mark of res...  more »
  • The temple is bright and beautiful. While anyone can enter the temple, the inner sanctum is only for Hindus and is worth seeing for all those who are religious. Need to come visit if in Chennai 
  • Picturesque temple, brightly coloured with lots of Hindu history. Not too crowded so definitely worth a visit