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Chennai Ancient Temples Tour

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    Stop At: Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Kapaleesvarar Sannadhi Street Vinayaka Nagar Colony, Chennai (Madras) 600004 India

    The temple is the most ancient one that has been built around the 7th century, front gopuram and the entire temple is an example of Dravidian architecture. Legend has it that Goddess Parvathi worshiped Lord Shiva in the form of a peacock in this temple. 

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Sri Parthasarathy Temple, Singarachari Street, Chennai (Madras) 600005 India

    Dedicated to lord Vishnu, this temple in the heart of the city is believed to have been built during the 8th century by the Pallavas. With sunlight making patterns inside, the temple retains a majority of its ancient aura.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Kaaraneeswarar Temple, Saidapet Near Saidapet Railway station, Chennai (Madras) India

    This 12th-century temple has an interesting story behind it involving the holy cow Kamadhenu and the King of Gods, Lord Indra. Legend has it that Indra had to build a temple at this precise location to redeem his cow that was cursed into becoming a mortal by Sage Vashishta.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Marundeeswarar Temple, Thiruvanmiyur Near Beach of Bay of Bangal, Chennai (Madras) India

    Marundheeswarar, meaning the “God of medicines” describes Lord Shiva, who is worshiped as a healer of diseases. The temple has a very ancient history from 7th-8th century and inscriptions found here seem to indicate that it could belong to the 11th century. 

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Kandhakottam Temple, Rasappa Chetty St, Chennai (Madras) 600003 India

    Dedicated to Lord Muruga, the Warrior God, Build on 17th century and covering a sprawling eight acres, this temple also has a beautiful tank known as “Saravanapoigai.”

    Duration: 15 minutes
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    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will message you driver and vehicle details, at your pickup time, you're requested to please ask your hotel concierge / bell desk to call the driver from car parking area to portico (entrance).
    Return Details
    Drop off at your hotel in Chennai
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Round-trip private transfer
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Driver
    • Gratuities
    • Bottled water
    • Toll, Parking and all other expenses related to vehicle
    • Food and drinks
    • Tour Guide
    • Entrance fees (if any)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Adult price applies to all travellers, maximum of 5 travellers per booking
    • Shoes must be removed at places of worship, Dress code is smart casual (Please be advised to dress accordingly for places of worship; shorts or sleeveless tops are not recommended)
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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    Reviewed 24 June 2019

    This trip was great! So affordable and nice. The car was nice and air conditioned and my guide was a great driver. He was also very knowledgeable about each of the temples. HIGHLY recommend!

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    Reviewed 3 May 2019 via mobile

    Tour guide was really friendly and give good service and he could manage my request flexibility. I am happy with his service.

    Thank hughes1975
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    8 June 2019|
    Response from hughes1975 | Reviewed this property |
    No, there isn't tour guide. But your drive gives explanation for each temple while transportation. And be careful of guide in the temple, they are just rip off.
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