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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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TripAdvisor
  • Small, i couldn't get the feeling, when we visit other murugan temples. Facilities to be improved. Accessibility to be improved. 
  • Can't say much about this. We did not go inside, but circumnavigated and admired the tank in this pictures. 
  • Vadapalani Murugan Temple is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva's son - Lord Karthikeya who is also referred to as Murugan. This is a 17th Century temple located in the center of the city well connected...  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.