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Mylapore, Chennai (Madras)

(4.3/5 based on 380 reviews on the web)
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. A visit to Mylapore represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Chennai (Madras) itinerary maker to plot your vacation.
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  • Gives flavor of Chennai local culture and tradition with huge iconic temple in this area and lot of street shops offering various stuffs. Ramakrishna Mission, Sanskrit college is also here. 
  • Mylapore is known for the renowned Kabaleeswarar temple which is more than 1000 years old. Besides this, Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, Ramar temple, Anjaneyar temple and so many other temples are there. Kab...  more »
  • A landmark temple in Mylapore. Have offered prayers many times at this beautiful temple with a very grand Gopuram. The temple complex is big complete with a large tank on the outside boundary. Temple ...  more »