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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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  • It is one of the oldest Temple in India,near the Marina Beach. It is dedicated to the Good Krishna. The towers and the pillars are decorated with elaborated carvings of South Indian architecture.  more »
  • We enjoyed the brahmo ustavam procession. It is impressive temple from 8th or 9th century. Enjoyed all the traditions and heritage. Dress traditionally.  more »
  • One of the first places i have been to when i came to chennai. This ancient temple is near the marina beach . The Lord in His Tall stature will really steal the show. The height of the idol is more th...  more »
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  • Divyadesam temple situated in Chennai. Must see religious location for all. You should see the Lord here with his famous mustache.. no words to explain his beauty
  • The temple is located in triplicane which located opposite to marina beace near by kannagi statue bus stop. local train is available from valechery to beach station route If you want to get relief from problems and stress go visit the temple and meditate there
  • Krishna temple. Krishna is Partha sarathy (driver for Arjuna in Mahabharat battle). Only krishna statue in world having mostach.
  • Holiness of Lord krishna surrounds the area and the Temple.Very Peaceful and holy temple to visit and it's one of the 108 divya desam of vishnu bhagavan.
  • wonderful temple with good architecture. completely covered inside temple air conditioning is provided chariot is huge. idol looks amazing. 7feet idol with moustache. also plenty of small temples and idols can be seen. must visit. vishnu temple.

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