Kalikambal Temple84 Votes Currently Closed
- Address: kalikambal temple broadway, Mannady, George Town, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600001, India
- Timings: 06:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
- Phone: +9144-25229624
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Religious Site, Temple, 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.
How to Reach Kalikambal Temple
- Kall Mandapam bus station
- Beach Station
- Mannady Police Quarters Bus Station
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1.41% of people who visit Chennai include Kalikambal Temple in their plan
7 PM - 8 PM
70% of people start their Kalikambal Temple visit around 7 PM - 8 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Kalikambal Temple
83.33% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kalikambal Temple