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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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  • Mylapore, a part of chennai is very old and has a rich heritage. Known for its Kapaleeswarar temple, this place has transformed itself to retain its ethnic charms with a blend of modernity. The street...  more »
  • I have visited Kapaleeshwar Temple, Ramakrishna Mutt and studied in Sri Sankara coaching center (best place for CA students) 
  • Visited Chennai recently and had gone to the Kapaleshwar Temple at Mylapore - which is busy but organised - police uncles are found and traffic is controlled.. It was a bit funny when I read the board...  more »