Vadapalani Murugan Temple, Chennai

Currently Open [Closes at 09:00 pm]
  • Address: Bhakthavachalam colony 1st street, Vadapalani, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600026, India
  • Timings: 05:30 am - 09:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 044-24836903
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids
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About Vadapalani Murugan Temple, Chennai

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 Muruga or the Karthikeya, which is the Hindu God of war, this temple is becoming more popular owing to its patronage of cinema stars.

The temples beauty lies in the fact that it was built more than a century ago, with its intricate carvings still remaining very intact. The grounds of this temples are considered auspicious for good beginnings. Thus, there are some 7000-odd marriages that take place here annually. The festival of Chithirai Tamil New Year is one of the many festivals that is celebrated on a very large scale here. It takes place mostly in the month of April. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Chennai itinerary 1 day.

How To reach Vadapalani Murugan Temple by Public Transport

  • Vadapalani Subway Station
  • Ram Theatre Bus Stop
  • Junction Of Iii And 1St Ave Bus Station

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Things to Know Before Visiting Vadapalani Murugan Temple

  • 13.16% of people who visit Chennai include Vadapalani Murugan Temple in their plan

  • 67.04% of people start their Vadapalani Murugan Temple visit around 4 PM - 5 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Vadapalani Murugan Temple

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

93.77% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Vadapalani Murugan Temple

People normally club together Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanam and St. Thomas Mount National Shrine while planning their visit to Vadapalani Murugan Temple.

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Vadapalani Murugan Temple, Chennai Reviews

  • Divine vibe inside the temple. The history of the place is named after the Lord here, One of the prominent places and temple in the city. There's an ample mode of travel facility are there to reach the temple, and it's a big hub you will notice it very easy on the go. The temple has all the facilities for our convenience, parking has been divided around the temple for more accomodation. There are some more famous Lord Murugan temples are in the city and in outskirts, but this temple stands first on the list. There are many deities situated inside the temple and there's an another temple located on beside. The temple performs special Pooja based out of the celestial calendar, in particular for the principle deity. Being one of the commercial hubs of the city, you could visit the temple if you're in any nearby attractions very easily. Nothing more, Almighty­čÖĆ

  • Very neatly maintained temple with ISO 9001:2008 Certificate for quality in maintenance. This is a famous temple of the Tamil God Murugan in Chennai and the best place for marriages to create a spiritual bondage between the couples. Tonsuring is done here to babies and devotees as a sign of devotion towards God Muruga.

  • Famous Temple in vadapalani. The temple is neatly maintained. You'll get a peace of mind once you see the temple. But near the temple there are Dustbins open and littered around . Management and neighborhood should make it clean. Car parking is a problem again!

  • Really not worth the visit between the pushover guards, priests and lack of maintenance. No lights, paintings running down... The place is ugly really. There is even an ATM inside... Quite dirty too. Go to the Kapaleeshwarar temple nearby instead. Less hostility, more beauty.

  • So much of divinity at the center of city It is located very near to the Vadapalani Metro Station. From the moment you enter into the temple, you get transported to an altogether different place; away from the hustle-bustle of city. Quite famous it is. The experience I had is beyond explanation. I thought of this temple to be too much exaggerated as located at the heart of city, you can't expect much of spirituality (but honking, noise, chaos etc.) But this temple is indeed worth a visit to seek peace and solace, Spend sometime in the temple.

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