Ancient Temples Tour in Chennai

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This cultural city has many attractive temple's within it, some of which were built thousands of years ago. The tour takes at some of the most beautiful sacred temples you can’t miss while in Chennai.
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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: Parthasarathy Temple, Narayana Krishnaraja Puram, 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: Marundeeswarar Temple, Thiruvanmiyur Near Beach of Bay of Bangal, Chennai (Madras) India

Marundheeswarar, meaning the “God of medicines” describes Lord Shiva, who is worshiped...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

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: Parthasarathy Temple, Narayana Krishnaraja Puram, 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: 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: Kaaraneeswarar Temple, 1, Karaneeswarar Koil St, Suriyammapet, Chennai (Madras) 600015 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: 15 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Private transportation
  • WiFi on board
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Gratuities
  • Parking Fees
Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Special Darshan Fees (wherever it's necessary)
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Your driver and vehicle details will be sent to you in message (you are requested to please contact your hotel concierge / bell desk / front desk to call the driver from car parking area to portico (entrance) at your pick-up time).

Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • 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
Voucher Requirements

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.