Trip Planner:   Asia  /  India  /  Tamil Nadu  /  Chennai District  /  Chennai (Madras)  /  Historic Sites  /  Vadapalani Murugan Temple

Vadapalani Murugan Temple, Chennai (Madras)

(360+ reviews on the web)
Religious Site Tourist Spot
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.
Create a full Chennai (Madras) itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Chennai (Madras)

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Chennai (Madras) by other users

5 days in Chennai (Madras) BY A USER FROM INDIA July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Chennai (Madras) BY A USER FROM INDIA August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Chennai (Madras) BY A USER FROM INDIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Chennai (Madras), Pondicherry & Madurai BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 17 days in Bengaluru & Chennai (Madras) BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Chennai (Madras) BY A USER FROM INDIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Chennai (Madras) BY A USER FROM INDIA June, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 12 days in Chennai (Madras) BY A USER FROM BELGIUM November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 38 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA June, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Chennai (Madras) BY A USER FROM INDIA August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in India BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Chennai (Madras) BY A USER FROM INDIA July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • This is one of the main temple where the priest not money minded.Temple is kept clean and very serene. This is the one of the temple where priest give prasadam whether u put money or not in their tray...  more »
  • One of the famous temple in Chennai. Many peoples celebrate their family events like weddings ear praising as offering.Always having the Divine feel however​ labourers asking money for all free servic...  more »
  • you feel divine when you are here. There is a positive energy as soon as you enter the premises.....  more »
Google
  • 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.
  • One of the famous lord murugan's temple. Visited once. Nice place
  • V powerful temple d lke to visit every month it is in main road. All mode tansforts r available
  • The temple is located in easily accessible place. Nice environment and area. Maintained clean and spacious. More familiar and famous among Tamilnadu.
  • Neat and clean Murugan temple... Located in central Chennai....So many marriage and other small functions held here...Lord Murugan in standing posture....Lovely place....