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Kapaleeshwar Temple

Mylapore, Chennai (Madras) 600004, India
+91 94443 27475
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This ancient shrine to Shiva is centrally located and among the area’s most popular landmarks.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

New to Chennai, I visited 1st time three years ago in the afternoon when the temple was closed. That however gave me an opportunity to admire the beautiful and intricate work on the colorful gopurams and the outstanding green and yellow doors. Visited the temple...More

Thank Denzel2014
Reviewed 2 February 2017

A huge temple, you can head right to the main area to get the lords blessings. It is crowded as usual. A huge pond by the side of the temple where devotees get their blessings.

Thank Shamalen
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

The place is very intersting and very beautiful. The only thing is need to stay away of "tourists guides" standing at the entrence, and ask for payments since "tourists HAVE to go in with a guide". No payment is required, and you don't have to...More

3  Thank Amir A
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

The 3 star rating is really a statement about the politics of the temple rather than the temple itself. For westerners visiting this temple a few things you should know: photography is allowed everywhere except in the sanctum sanctorum. Cell phone photography is free but...More

1  Thank KrishnaBalaram
Reviewed 25 January 2017

The temple is too crowded and mis-managed. A simple activity like keeping footwear takes 10 minutes.

Thank VinayyKrr
Reviewed 25 January 2017

This sacred temple is located in the Mylapore area of Chennai. It is a temple devoted to Lord Shiva. The temple is bordered on all sides by streets. It can get very busy and congested at times, and you need to take your time by...More

1  Thank Mazmannan
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Went on a Saturday morning for an early prayer. A pleasant experience in overall and the the architecture of temple is just splendid! A must visit if you are in Chennai and also the kids would love it.

1  Thank Gaurav k
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

An impressive temple, well worth a visit if you are in Chennai. As one of the main temples it is very busy both with wordhipers & tourists, so might be best in early morning if you want some peace and quiet. Just to the left...More

Thank MoorlandMan
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This tenple is very impressive mostly because of the amazing number of gods you can see on the temple building. It is a short and nice visit to walk Inside. A small market can be seen next to the temple.

Thank Northeagle66
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

The best temple I visited in Chennai! Very centrally located in Mylapore and the surrounding areas are very interesting as well

Thank esl2008
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Response from rahulsethhyundai | Reviewed this property |
morning 5:30 to 12 evening- 5-9 pm