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Mylapore, Chennai (Madras)
(4.3/5 based on 360+ 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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  • A great place for local shopping and local cuisines... THere are may good restaurants like Anjjapar, Kaaraikudi etc.. Great place to explore if you like the Chennai sun :) 
  • Mylapore is also known as Thirumayilai locally.A few kilometers drive from the south of the Chennai,Mylapore is the main commercial center of chennai and is easily accessible by road and buses.A day t...  more »
  • It was an old area where most of the places looking very old constructions. But was famous for temples and government offices. Nice place to visit.