Art and Cultural Attractions in Chennai

Chennai Art and Cultural Activities

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Chennai is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Chennai a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Chennai.

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  • Kapaleeshwarar Temple

    #1 of 55 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Chennai
    Kapaleeshwarar Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Vadakku Maada Veethi, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004

    Timings: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The hot and humid climate of Chennai can be overwhelming sometimes, only for you to find solace in its earthy, cool temples, that also some savoury feasts at noon and sometimes evening. The Kapaleeshw...Read more

  • Shirdi Sai Baba Temple

    #2 of 55 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Chennai
    Shirdi Sai Baba Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: 56, Alamelumangapuram Road, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004

    Timings: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    One of the most popular temples in India, dedicated to the Indian saint Sai Baba the Shirdi Sai Baba temple is one of the celebrated temples. The saint who lead an ascetic life, preached the importanc...Read more

  • Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanam

    #3 of 55 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Chennai
    Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanam

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: New No:26 Old No:50, Venkatanarayana Rd, T Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600017

    Timings: 05:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    One of the nation’s most celebrated temples, Thirumalai Thirupathi Devasthanam is devoted to Lord Balaji. Lord Balaji or Venkateswara is an incarnation of Vishnu. The name Venkateswara is derive...Read more

  • Sri Parthasarathy Swamy Temple

    #4 of 55 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Chennai
    Sri Parthasarathy Swamy Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Architecture

    Address: Singarachari Street, Triplicane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600005

    Timings: 05:30 am - 09:00 pm Details

    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...Read more

  • San Thome Church

    #5 of 55 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Chennai
    San Thome Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: 38, Santhome High Rd, Basha Garden, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004

    Timings: 05:30 am - 08:00 pm Details

    One of the very few Gothic churches in Chennai, the San Thome Church with its unique location is one of the most important attractions of Chennai. The church is set picturesquely on the mortal remains...Read more

  • Vadapalani Murugan Temple

    #6 of 55 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Chennai
    Vadapalani Murugan Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Bhakthavachalam colony 1st street, Vadapalani, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600026

    Timings: 05:30 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Perched in Chennai’s neighbourhood of Vadapalani, which is famous for its film sets, the Vadapalani Murugan Temple is one of the most significant places of pilgrimage in India. Dedicated to Lord...Read more

  • Mylapore

    #7 of 55 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Chennai
    Mylapore

    Tags: Religious Site, Neighborhoods

    Address: Chennai, Tamil Nadu

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Chennai most buzzing and culturally eclectic neighbourhood, Mylapore also happens to be one of the oldest residential parts of the city. This where most of the famous temples of Chennai lie; Kapaleesw...Read more

  • Kalikambal Temple

    #8 of 55 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Chennai
    Kalikambal Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Architecture

    Address: kalikambal temple broadway, Mannady, George Town, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600001

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

    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 lo...Read more

  • Anjaneya Temple

    #9 of 55 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Chennai
    Anjaneya Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: 8th St, Ram Nagar, Nangainallur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600061

    Timings: 05:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    One of the most and very few of the temples dedicated to the Lord Hanuman, the Viswaroopa Adhivyadhihara Sri Bhaktha Anjaneyaswami Temple is home to 32- feet idol of the monkey God. The beauty of this...Read more

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