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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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  • In the heart of the heavy crowded and Polluted Chennai, This is a amazing Place.. Lots of People used to have their Marriage here,Auspicious Place.. Om Muruga.. Chant and be blissed..or Blessed..Its u...  more »
  • Located in Vadapalani, very close to Vadapalani Bus Stand.. this temple is of Lord Muruga and has ample open space and temple pond. Lot of temple festivals are conducted here. Many tourists come here ...  more »
  • It is one of the famous Murugan temple in Chennai. It is near to CMBT bus stand and public transport is available. 
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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.