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Vadapalani Murugan Temple, Chennai (Madras)

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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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  • highly worshipped shrine and huge following is located in heart of city in area of vadapalani. can be visited in evening.  more »
  • Visited here many times, but my visit in Feb 2017 was remarkable. Been to all the parts of the temple, including the facility to tarnish head and the bathrooms. Great facilities. The temple is very ne...  more »
  • I have been going here since I was 3 or 4 years old. A visit here was usually accompanied by dinner at HSB. A great place to visit and pray with your family. One of the important Murugan shrines and t...  more »
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  • One of the famous Hindu temple which located in Vadapalani, Chennai. Its dedicated to The Lord Muruga. Always its seem to be crowd. Its contain such awesome architecture designs.
  • வடபழனி முருகன் கோவில். One of the ancient temple in heart of the Chennai City. Will get peace of mind once you entered into the temple.
  • Its a Temple...Temple always gives Peace so the place is good..first visit for me so I can't forgot
  • This is a famous temple dedicated to Lord Muruga, the Hindu God of War and Protection. The temple is expected to be very crowded on Tuesdays, Sashti, etc. This temple contains sculptures and paintings on its walls, pillars and gopurams.
  • Vadapalani Andavar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Muruga. It is located in Vadapalani, Chennai. The temple has grown in popularity, which is believed to be in part due to the patronage of cinema stars. The entrance to this temple is crowned with a Rajagopuram adorned with several stucco images depicting legends from the Skanda puranam.

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