Sri Parthasarathy Swamy Temple

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  • Address: Singarachari Street, Triplicane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600005 , India
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  • Timings: 05:30 am - 09:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +9144-28442449
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids, Architecture

As you begin to explore Chennai, you will realize that there are several temples sprawling across the city. Each having its unique significance as per the Hindu religion is no short of an enlightening visit.

The Sri Parthasarathy Temple is this beautiful temple dating back to the 8th century, initiated by the Pallava dynasty. Dedicated to the Lord Krishna this temple belongs to the Hindu tradition of Vaishnavism. Apart from it religious significance the temple draws crowd for being one of the oldest structures of Chennai.

Inside the temple there are four shines of Vishnu that are worshipped. These shrines of Varaha, Narasimha, Rama and Krishna along with the temple’s coloured gopuram is what you must look forward to. From mid-February to mid-March, there is a festival called Theppam (Float) festival, which itself is considered an attraction. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Chennai itinerary 1 day.

  • Be sure to take as much time as you can to appreciate this old homage to one of India’s most famous spiritual deities.
  • Very crowded in the weekends, try to go in the morning on a weekday for peace and tranquility.
  • Go early
  • Read up on Lord Krishna, if you aren’t acquainted with his story as it will add to the over all experience.

  • Train to Chennai Central is available.
  • Be sure to ask local travelers or the bus conductor for more specific details.
  • Thiruvallikeni MRTS Station
  • Lady Wellington High School Bus Station
  • Ice House Police Station Bus Station 

  • Nair’s Mess (South Indian, Biriyani/ Rs. 200 for two)
  • AnjapparChettinad (Chettinad/ N/A)
  • Aahaar Bengali (North Indian, South Indian/ Rs. 500 for two)

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  • Sri Parthasarathy Swamy Temple Address: Singarachari Street, Triplicane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600005 , India
  • Sri Parthasarathy Swamy Temple Contact Number: +9144-28442449
  • Sri Parthasarathy Swamy Temple Timing: 05:30 am - 09:00 pm
  • Sri Parthasarathy Swamy Temple Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Sri Parthasarathy Swamy Temple(preferred time): 05:30 pm - 07:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Sri Parthasarathy Swamy Temple: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 57.63% of people who visit Chennai include Sri Parthasarathy Swamy Temple in their plan

  • 92.24% of people start their Sri Parthasarathy Swamy Temple visit around 4 PM - 5 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Sri Parthasarathy Swamy Temple

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

62.84% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Sri Parthasarathy Swamy Temple

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

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • One of the oldest temples in Chennai city, the history of this temple dates back to 8th century AD, though by some accounts, the deity here is being worshipped at this place for more than 2000 years now! This wonderfully maintained temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and is known as Parthasarathy. The deity here is worshipped along with his entire family, consort, brother, son and grandson! This is unique and is never seen anywhere else! A must visit place in Chennai!!

  • A good neat and pleasant religious place in the heart of the city. Good to travel with family. This temple has got a rich heritage and long history of bharathiyar.

  • Nice Temple Fine place to offer worship to Lord Partha. Bit crowded mostly. Inside the temple its maintained properly and neatly. But around the temple its quite nasty which can be maintained well.

  • One of the oldest temples in Chennai city, the history of this temple dates back to 8th century AD, though by some accounts, the deity here is being worshipped at this place for more than 2000 years now! This wonderfully maintained temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and is known as Parthasarathy. The deity here is worshipped along with his entire family, consort, brother, son and grandson! This is unique and is never seen anywhere else! A must visit place in Chennai!!

  • One of the finest and oldest Vaishnav temples in the city, maintained very well, here they follow the Pooja guidelines well. One can be sure of spiritual enlightenment upon visiting this place.

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