• Phone: +9144-28442449
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Timing: 05:30 am - 09:00 pm
    Details
    May
    Open

    Everyday

    05:30 am - 12:00 pm 04:00 pm - 09:00 pm
    Preferred

    Everyday

    05:30 pm - 07:00 pm
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    Address: Singarachari Street, Triplicane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600005 Show on map

About Sri Parthasarathy Swamy Temple, Chennai

Address: Singarachari Street, Triplicane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600005 Show on map
  • Sightseeing

Added 23467 times in trip plans

  • Phone: +9144-28442449
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Timing: 05:30 am - 09:00 pm
    Details
    May
    Open

    Everyday

    05:30 am - 12:00 pm 04:00 pm - 09:00 pm
    Preferred

    Everyday

    05:30 pm - 07:00 pm

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.

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Sri Parthasarathy Swamy Temple Information

  • 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.

How To Get To Sri Parthasarathy Swamy Temple by Public Transport

  • 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 

Restaurants Near Sri Parthasarathy Swamy Temple

  • 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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  • wonderful temple with good architecture. completely covered inside temple air conditioning is provided chariot is huge. idol looks amazing. 7feet idol with moustache. also plenty of small temples and idols can be seen. must visit. vishnu temple.

  • Very old temple. Majestic looking God Parthasarathy, with a big moustache. All religious formalities performed well as per the tradition. Very holy place. A must visit place in Chennai

  • Those who seek here can worship 6 dhivya desam in one place..

  • The Parthasarathi temple is one of the 108 Divya desams. This Lord Krishna Temple was built by Pallava Kings. Vaikunda Ekadesi is the most important festival

  • The Triplicane Parthasarathy temple is one of the more popular divya desams. The main deity is the uniquely moustachioed Venkatakrishnan / Parathasarathy swamy. The temple also has a yoga narasimha deity. The temple has limited parking space, useful for 4 wheelers, however parking in the lanes could be difficult during festival days.

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