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Sri Parthasarathy Temple, Chennai (Madras)

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One of the oldest places of worship in the city, Sri Parthasarathy Temple features intricate architecture that makes it one of the area's top attractions. Dating from the 8th century, the temple pays tribute to the Hindu god Krishna. The distinctive pyramid-like appearance is complemented with detailed carvings and colonnades, constructed during later, 16th-century add-on projects. Inside, you'll find five shrines, each dedicated to one of Lord Vishnu's forms. The temple regularly hosts festivals, prayers, and events, many of which have been held here for centuries. Plan to visit Sri Parthasarathy Temple and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Chennai (Madras) attractions using our Chennai (Madras) vacation generator.
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  • The temples are also surprising inside and outside and a surprising sculptural wealth and pictorale
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  • This temple always attracts me. Parthasarathy is gigantic and all other sannathees are wonderful. Very ancient temple and i had been there during my early childhood days. I feel peaceful. HE is the Lo...  more »
  • Sri Parthasarathy Temple,located in proximity to Marina Beach is a place worth visiting even if you are not religiously inclined. This coupled with Kapaleeswarar Temple are a Must for any visitor.The ...  more »