Kapaleeshwar Temple Chariot Tours

Kanchipuram Private Day Tour from Chennai Book Now
Show More
Powered by Booking.com
Treebo Saravana Boutique From USD 22.26 /Night
?php echo $hotel['name']; ?> Book Now
Fabhotel Udipi Home Egmore From USD 25.31 /Night
?php echo $hotel['name']; ?> Book Now
Hotel Pearl International From USD 28.86 /Night
?php echo $hotel['name']; ?> Book Now
Show More

About Kapaleeshwar Temple Chariot, Chennai

Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Mylapore, Chennai (Tamil:கபாலீஷ்வரர் திருக்கோவில்,மயிலாப்பூர்,சென்னை) is a temple of Shiva located in Mylapore, Chennai in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The form of Shiva's consort Parvati worshipped at this temple is called Karpagambal (Tamil):கற்பகாம்பாள்) is from Tamil, ("Goddess of the Wish-Yielding Tree"). The temple was built around the 7th century CE in Dravidian architecture. According to the Puranas, Shakti worshipped Shiva in the form of a peacock, giving the vernacular name Mylai (Mayilāi) to the area that developed around the temple - mayil is Tamil for "peacock". Shiva is worshiped as Kapaleeswarar, and is represented by the lingam. His consort Parvati is depicted as Karpagambal. The presiding deity is revered in the 7th century Tamil Saiva canonical work, the Tevaram, written by Tamil saint poets known as the nayanars and classified as Paadal Petra Sthalam. The temple has numerous shrines, with those of Kapaleeswarar and Karpagambal being the most prominent. The temple complex houses many halls. The temple has six daily rituals at various times from 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., and four yearly festivals on its calendar. The Arubathimooval festival celebrated during the Tamil month of Panguni is the most prominent festival in the temple. The present masonry structure was built during the Vijayanagar rulers of the Tuluva Dynasty (1491–1570 CE). The temple is maintained and administered by the Hindu Religious and Endowment Board of the Government of Tamil Nadu.

Wikipedia

Overview of Kapaleeshwar Temple Chariot

Walking past the city of Chennai, you will come across Kapaleeshwar Temple Chariot. Don't expect lot of visitors to Kapaleeshwar Temple Chariot since it is not a popular tourist spot in Chennai.

Abounding of places like Marina Beach, Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Madras Crocodile Bank, Shirdi Sai Baba Temple and Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanam, city name has great things to do that are totally worth your time.

Kapaleeshwar Temple Chariot is generally not available on the guided Chennai tours, but there are plenty others that are worth visiting.

More about Chennai

Create a flawless plan, make use of Chennai trip planner.

Your worry of where to stay in Chennai is sufficed by bunch of interesting and comfortable lodging options in the Chennai like Treebo Saravana Boutique, La Woods Hotel, New Woodlands Hotel and Treebo Nestlay Casa.

Choose from variety of exclusive Chennai vacation packages for your next visit or create own own. Check out the various options for how to reach Chennai and finish off your vacation package by booking the ideal transfer.

Address: Kesava Perumal Sannathi St, Kapaleeswarar Nagar, Sankarapuram, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004, India

Show on map

Timings: 09:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

Try TripHobo Trip Planner

Book Kapaleeshwar temple chariot Tickets And Tours

Private Day Tour of Mahabalipuram from Chennai
View Deal Private Day Tour of Mahabalipuram from Chennai 3 Reviews | Duration: 8 hours From USD 88.14/person

Join this private full-day tour to explore the history of Mahabalipuram, an important ancient port well known to the ancient Romans and Greeks. The group of monuments at Mahabalipuram has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and it is known as an area "considered to be of outstanding value to humanity". Mahabalipuram is today renowned the world over for its exquisite 6th century rock cut temples and intricate statues of stone. On the way you will also visit the DakshinaChitra, also known as the "living museum" of South India, to learn more about South Indian lifestyles and the Madras Crocodile Bank, a reptile zoo and herpetology research station, started by an herpetologist to protect crocodiles.

Private Arrival Transfer: Chennai Airport (MAA) to Chennai Hotels
View Deal Private Arrival Transfer: Chennai Airport (MAA) to... New on TripHobo Duration: 60 minutes From USD 32.16/person

Book this convenient private arrival transfer service from Chennai International Airport (MAA) directly to your hotel in Chennai.

Cultural Chennai Day Tour including Traditional Breakfast and Visit to Kalakshetra Dance Academy
View Deal Cultural Chennai Day Tour including Traditional Br... New on TripHobo Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes From USD 62.48/person

Get to the heart of Chennai’s local culture with a jam-packed morning of art, spirituality, and food! Visit the ancient Marundeeswarar Temple, join an early-morning Hindu ceremony, learn the traditional art and mudras at Kalakshetra Dance Academy, and enjoy a traditional south Indian breakfast - talk about the ultimate way to start your day!

Private Departure Transfer: Hotel to Chennai International Airport
View Deal Private Departure Transfer: Hotel to Chennai Inter... 1 Reviews | Duration: Varies From USD 17.38/person

Ensure a hassle-free way to end your vacation in Chennai by pre-booking this private departure transfer from your Chennai hotel to the Chennai International Airport. When it’s time to leave the city, your professional and reliable driver will meet you in your hotel lobby. Then, relax in a private, air-conditioned vehicle as you’re driven directly to the airport – it’s that easy!

Share your experience - Rate Kapaleeshwar Temple Chariot, Chennai

user-pics
Google+
  • Must visit to see the grandeur of the temple. It was good to read the history mentioned at the temple entrance. Ideal to get there early morning as there is very less parking and the entry roads are very narrow

  • Complete spiritual place with a main god kapaleeshwar n worth seeing many times amazing architecture n cats n cows are highlighting features

  • Mylapore is the hub of all gods, be it for Saiva, Vainava, Jains, Christians or Muslims. Place that is always buzzing and happening.

  • Such a peaceful temple ! Must visit ! Amazing architecture

  • The main attraction what I found is the dome of the temple which is very good. There are lots of small temple inside the premises apart from the few inner sanctus. The inner sanctum is small, so one might need to get in line. It is situated in at very congested place so would need to face traffic.

Read all reviews