Vadapalani Murugan Temple, Chennai (Madras)

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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Vadapalani Murugan Temple by using our Chennai (Madras) trip planner .
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  • October 2, 2017
    One of the important Temples of Lord Muruga AKA Karthikeya. Must see in the Travel in ternary of Hindus when they make a visit to Chennai  more »
  • September 18, 2017
    Located in the heart of Vadapalani. The lord muruga is the main idol and you can have darshan in a very relaxed manner if you avoid crowded days.Though the temple is small it gives you a good feel..Pr...  more »
  • September 15, 2017
    Murugan Temple is very good temple in chennai and lots of devotees pay a visit to this temple during shasti. many couple come to get marriages also famous golden car function in temple.Area of temples...  more »
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  • June 17, 2017
    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.
  • July 15, 2017
    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.
  • July 9, 2017
    Its a Temple...Temple always gives Peace so the place is good..first visit for me so I can't forgot
  • July 10, 2017
    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.
  • July 17, 2017
    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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