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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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  • Sri Parthasarathy temple at Triplicane is one of the two most popular temples in South Chennai for over decades. A rare view of Perumal with a robust moustache could be had at this place. The Swamy se...  more »
  • Very close to marina beach and well maintained temple. Must see during morning as the pooja with see breeze and pongal as prSadam is awesome. 
  • Sri Parthasarathy temple is one of the 108 auspicious Vishnu temples (Divyadesams) and one of the three in and around Chennai and easily the most popular. Reach the temple early in the evening to expe...  more »