Mylapore, Chennai (Madras)

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Wander around Mylapore, the cultural and religious hub of Chennai. The district features avenues lined with trees and old residential buildings. Easily access the area via various means of public transport to pick up some fresh vegetables and flowers, or simply enjoy a cup of coffee at a local restaurant. While there, you can also stop by one of Chennai's oldest and most renowned temples, featuring a 37 m (120 ft) high gopuram (monumental tower) exhibiting typical Dravidian architecture with a myriad of intricate stone carvings. Plan your visit to Mylapore and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Chennai (Madras) trip planner.
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  • Literal translation of Mylapore - Lotus Flower Pond. The famous Kapaleeshwarar Temple is located in this area, so also the Shirdi Sai Baba Temple. Lot of Tamil Iyers, Iyengers and Brahmins live in thi...  more »
  • This is the area of the kapalashewar Temple. Around the temple jewelry shop Ms Sari shop was confused by, there are many old shops and fun filled things are. Without fee in South India, everyone slowly walked around the friendly, so to worry about foreigners.
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  • Shivaite and Vaishnavite temples are very many in this place, great place to visit and spend divinely time. Area is developed to catet to the visitors in terms of good traditioanal south indian eating...  more »

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