Kalikambal Temple

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  • Address: kalikambal temple broadway, Mannady, George Town, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600001, India
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  • Timings: 06:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids, Architecture

The Kalikambal Temple is a temple dedicated to not just one, but two lords. It is here that the idols of Shri Kaligambal (Kamakshi) and Lord Kamadeswarar are worshipped. With an already picturesque location at the Parry's corner in Old: George Town, this temple with its characteristic Dravidian architecture is breath-taking to say the least.

As per history, the temple had a different location earlier, much closer to the seashore than what it is today. It is in the 16th century that it was relocated to its current location on the street parallel to a prominent financial street called the Thambu Chetty Street. Even the great Maratha warrior, Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj has worshipped this temple back in the 17th century.

As per legends, there was fierce goddess who was worshipped here, who was later replaced by the Goddess Kamakshi in the form of shanta swaroopa or the calm posture. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Chennai itinerary 1 day.

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  • Kalikambal Temple Address: kalikambal temple broadway, Mannady, George Town, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600001, India
  • Kalikambal Temple Timing: 06:00 am - 09:00 pm
  • Kalikambal Temple Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Kalikambal Temple(preferred time): 06:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Kalikambal Temple: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 1.51% of people who visit Chennai include Kalikambal Temple in their plan

  • 70% of people start their Kalikambal Temple visit around 7 PM - 8 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Kalikambal Temple

Monday, Wednesday and Saturday

83.33% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kalikambal Temple

People normally club together Sri Parthasarathy Swamy Temple and Marina Beach while planning their visit to Kalikambal Temple.

People also prefer to end their day with Kalikambal Temple.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • A very old and famous Temple in the heart of Chennai close to the Madras High court and beach station. It is said Shivaji once visited this temple. A must visit Temple for Hindu Pligrims and devotees.

  • Very calm, serene and soothing place. On way to main deity there is a pillar having lots of religious value -and is traditionally circumnavigated. Entry is through congested place. Besides no parking and it is one way road. So has to be planned accordingly and timed. Overall a great experience.

  • Very famous temple in Chennai - Parrys @ Thambu chetty street. Road access to temple is so rush due to market. Temple has good features of AC. Tuesday and Friday will be very crowd.

  • One of d most famous temple located at the heart of Chennai...mannady...parry's....lot's of God's in one temple... better u take advice of someone who had been there n ask where to start n end...u may feel sweating over there....Pooja items available outside d temple...during festive times it's over crowded due to its famous n beliefs....those who believe in God...it's a place for you....

  • Located In Mandy, Thambhu Chetty Street, Georgetown Area. One Of The Very Oldest Temple...Prey With Faith...Annai Kaalikaambhal...Will Bless As Per Individual Prayers.

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