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Mylapore: Tours & Tickets

Closed Now: 7:00 am - 11:00 am, 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Open today: 7:00 am - 11:00 am, 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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If you are looking to soak in the culture of Chennai, the Mylapore Tank and Mandavali area should be at the top of your list. One of the oldest residential parts of Chennai, the tank is a part of the seventh century Kapaleeshwarar Temple. This is...more
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Reviewed 18 August 2019

This is my first heritage walk with the renowned historian Sriram V. I must say this is one of a kind walk where we get to walk with a educated group,listen to amusing stories, songs and ended with a nice refreshment. I went with my...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 7 August 2019

This is a good place for Hindus to visit the famous Kabaleswara temple. It is better to be early in the morning, since the place has very little parking around the temple

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ashokd2007
Reviewed 17 July 2019

Mylapore is soaked with history and culture.The Kapaleeswarar Temple is aLand Mark.The Teple Tank and surrounding areas are dotted with shops of all hues.A visit to Rayar Mess is amust to taste their delicacies which are not readlu available elsewhere.December January is the best time...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank KRAMA200
Reviewed 11 July 2019

food, temple, vegetable, market, flower, good pure ghee & oil, good people. You will get the best always at Mylapore.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sundarjagalan
Reviewed 14 June 2019

If you wish to see traditions of Madras (Chennai), take a walk in Mylapore or its surroundings. The streets around Kapaleeshwarar temple, Mosque on Kutchery Road, Santhome Church, Luz Church, Rayar's cafe, a Vasanta Bhavan on North Mada Street that serves a "Chinese thaali" on...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ShankarM10
Reviewed 29 April 2019 via mobile

This area can be said as the cultural identity of old Chennai.. This area is also exposes the culture of Chennai for more than 1500 years.. This area also has a historic identity as the birthplace of the Great poet "Thiruvalluvar", who has written "Thirukural"....More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 14 April 2019 via mobile

Walking around the mylapore temple tank is an interesting experience. The old Brahmin houses have given way to new shops and show rooms. Most of the old houses are in a bad shape. But interestingly the best of chennai , may it be restaurants or...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank scs-953
Reviewed 1 April 2019

The temple was clean and very divine. Baba was prominant and at the very entrance we can see his glimpses and started to have his dharshan. we are able to connect with baba from the entrance and while standing in the queue. Normal days the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Staybest123
Reviewed 18 March 2019 via mobile

Had a memorable car festival. This festival is unique and none would ever like to miss the kapaleeswar car festival during March of each year. Huge crowd. And it will be breathtaking to see the way the kapali's big car rolls and moves forward gigantic....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank uma89
Reviewed 18 March 2019

This locality is very old and the important places with the famous good old buildings and temples of the locality speaks for itself.want to know the history of chennai just roam around d the place

Date of experience: August 2018
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Mylapore
The religious and cultural epicenter of Chennai,
Mylapore is highly revered by the
locals and tourists
for the rich history and architectural marvels that
line its narrow
alleys and markets and is one of the
oldest residential neighbourhood of the city.
Home to
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Response from Mitesh P | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Typically, You can shop lot many things at Mylapore area. Clothes, Sarees and lots of other things. Near By Temple of Lord Kaplileshwar and Surrounding areas. North Indian Patterns available at few shops.
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Response from Shivcharan V | Reviewed this property |
There is Marina beach, a few temples and churches and city centre mall. Vivekanand museum facing the beach is also worth visiting before enjoying a long walk along the lovely wide promenade It is easy to travel by auto... More
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