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Sri Parthasarathy Temple, Chennai (Madras)
(4.5/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Lipsmacking hot food with the traditional Tamil architecture and culture resonating even in the adjacent streets. 
  • Well maintained temple with alit of tourists and local people visiting it. Everybody minding their own business. Best to leave your shoes in the locker service in turn for a donation. Lovely chanting ...  more »
  • This is a very beautifully made temple and like most of the temples in south India which I have visited, place is very clean and have sandalwood fragrance all around.. you will definitely experience p...  more »