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Vadapalani Murugan Temple, Chennai (Madras)

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Religious Site
Visit Vadapalani Murugan Temple, an immensely popular Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Muraga, god of war. Originally constructed around 1890 as a humble shed, the temple underwent renovations in the 1920s, expanding into a complex complete with an intricately decorated 40.8 m (131 ft) tower that depicts various Hindu legends. Inside you'll see a picturesque courtyard featuring a number of statues of other deities surrounding a large central pond with a shrine on the water. Devotees will find plenty to admire, along with a meditation hall to calm the mind. Amenities nearby have you covered, including for food and drink. Add Vadapalani Murugan Temple and other attractions to your Chennai (Madras) trip itinerary using our Chennai (Madras) tourist route planner.
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  • This is an old temple dedicated to Lord Shiva's son Lord Karthikeya who is also referred to as Murugan in South India. This temple was built more than 100 years ago. Apart from Lord Murugan, other dei...  more »
  • Well maintained temple for Lord Murugan. very auspicious for new vehicles. Regular family visits, gives you a positive vibration. The prasadams are very good. The templeis well maintained for its devo...  more »
  • This temple is more than 300 years old. It's well maintained, neat and clean temple.It's well connected to different places in Chennai. The temple is close to bus stop. Quite peaceful place. There is ...  more »
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  • This temple is situated in main part of the city. This historical temple is very famous and Architectural work is wonderful.
  • Great place to visit. My dad used to go there every Tuesday. I visited several times! Deity is Lord Murugan.
  • One of the oldest and famous temple in chennai. Tamil God lord murugan is the main god. A divine place. Mind will get peace, and refreshed by blessings of Lord murugan.
  • vadapalani murugan templae dedicated to lord muruga nice and good temple
  • Famous temple and a well known landmark! Easily accessible through any mode of transport.