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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. 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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  • If you are a visitor, this area is a must-see. Many temples, shops selling traditional items for temple offerings, flower shops, delicious south Indian restaurants, saree shops, gold and silver, the l...  more »
  • Most tourist attractions are located or near by Mylapore area in Chennai like Marina beach, Kapileeshwar temple, St Thomas tomb etc.  more »
  • Mylapore = town of peacocks. Legend has it that angry Shiva turned his consort Parvati into a peacock. This area is is one of Cheenai 's most traditional & colourful areas. Great area to explore, incl...  more »