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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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  • We took a rickshaw and came a round of mylapore .. so many shops and this place is just beautiful with flower and grocery shops and so manh temples..  more »
  • People often told me that even the coffee here in Mylapore tastes different - because of the positive vibrations - and I couldn't agree more. Super positive vibes!  more »
  • This temple is very ancient temple which existed even before the period of GnanaSambandar swamigal. The Lord of this temple is Sri Kapali Eswaran and his counterpart is Sri Karpagambal. The temple is ...  more »