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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  • Remember to avoid the midday sun as it takes time to wander around and take in all the sights. A fascinating view of life in Tamil nadu  more »
  • Mylapore is one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Chennai then known as Madras to everyone. The houses and people are a bit old school but things are changing but the charm of the area stays the same. I...  more »
  • Chennai had centered on the coverletschwala Temple in the old town. Musical instrument store or restaurant in the horoscopes different spots, enjoyable walking!
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