Kalikambal Temple, ChennaiCurrently Open [Closes at 12:00 pm]
- Address: kalikambal temple broadway, Mannady, George Town, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600001, India
- Timings: 06:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids, Architecture
About Kalikambal Temple, Chennai
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.
How To reach Kalikambal Temple by Public Transport
- Kall Mandapam bus station
- Beach Station
- Mannady Police Quarters Bus Station
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Kalikambal Temple, Chennai Reviews
Very big temple in Paris. So many goddess. Very auspicious temple. Visited three times thai masam .
Kalikambal Tempe is Amman Temple located in Chennai, which is very closer to Beach Railway Station and it's walkable upto 500 m only. Temple is usually of little crowd by devotes. This of one of the WEST FACING famous Amman Temple rarely seen in Tamilnadu. You can get good refreshing while you visit the temple. It's located in small street. No car parking facilities available near the temple.
Divinely place..with more powerful blessings of Kalikambal. Goddess showers the wishes that makes our dream comes true
Kaligambal temple during Saturday (evening)less crowded and good Darshan. Somewhere you will get parking for car.
A reverered Kali temple.History says Chatarapati Shivaji worshipped Mahakali when he was in South India.Great place to visit when you are in Chennai.