Vadapalani Murugan Temple

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  • Address: Bhakthavachalam colony 1st street, Vadapalani, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600026, India
  • Timings: 05:30 am - 09:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 044-24836903
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids

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.

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

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  • Vadapalani Murugan Temple Address: Bhakthavachalam colony 1st street, Vadapalani, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600026, India
  • Vadapalani Murugan Temple Contact Number: 044-24836903
  • Vadapalani Murugan Temple Timing: 05:30 am - 09:00 pm
  • Vadapalani Murugan Temple Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Vadapalani Murugan Temple(preferred time): 05:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Vadapalani Murugan Temple: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 3.48% of people who visit Chennai include Vadapalani Murugan Temple in their plan

  • 47.92% of people start their Vadapalani Murugan Temple visit around 4 PM - 5 PM

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

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

91.67% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Vadapalani Murugan Temple

People normally club together St. Thomas Mount National Shrine and Chennai Central while planning their visit to Vadapalani Murugan Temple.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Puliyodorai was awesome. I just loved it. Nice temple. But place is a bit dirty. Good hotels nearby. Can enjoy well

  • Good well maintained temple. One of the few temples having basic facilities like restroom, baby feeding room, clean drinking water. Best time to visit is around 7.30am to avoid queue and crowd.

  • Religious place. Lord Murugan Temple. One of the sacred Temple in Chennai. Can be reached by bus and metro train easily. Authentic Pure Vegetarian food available nearby. Beware of priests and beggers in and near the temple.

  • One of the famous temple and must visit place in Chennai. You feel divine and peace inside the temple. Morning is the perfect time to visit here. Crowded during weekends and festival days. They are managing the crowd well. Special tickets available to see the god closer.

  • This place definitely does the job its meant to do. A well laid out temple delivers the results on all fronts..Subramanyom..🙏

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