Temples Near Chennai Central Railway Station

by Manish Kumar Marketing Head


If you are planning to visit Chennai for personal or business trips, there are a lot of places worth going. Even if you are travelling through Chennai, you can utilize some of your time and visit some temples nearby Chennai central railway station. And if your stay is for a day or two, you can find the best hotels near Chennai central railway station and enjoy the divine structures around you. Let’s take a look at some of the temples you can visit and indulge in a divine experience:


Sri Selva Vinayakar Temple: If you are a follower of Lord Ganesha, then this temple is a must visit for you. The temple is at a walking distance from the central railway station, just 270 metres only. This place is a Swayambu Temple where the idol is not made by any man, instead, has originated on its own. The stones either look like Lord Ganesha or Lord Shiva, and people visiting the temple worship the idols with full belief.


Kandhakottam Temple: Built in the 1670s, Kandhakottam temple was first managed and maintained by Chettiar, a Hindu caste. Now, the government has taken over the maintenance of this temple. Located at a distance of 1.4 km from Chennai central railway station, Lord Muruga along with Goddess Vali and Goddess Deivaiyanai are worshipped here. The visitors can witness and indulge in various cultural events every year.


Arulmigu Sri Parthasarathy Temple Divyadesam: Built by Narashimma Varman, a Palla King, in the 8th century, this temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The structure speaks a lot about Dravidian architecture and is one among the total of 108 temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Lord Vishnu is called Parthasarathy and sports a unique long moustache. The temple is at a distance of 6.1 km from the central railway station and takes 15-20 minutes for the visitors to reach here.


Vadapalani Murugan Temple: This peaceful, calm and beautiful temple is dedicated to Lord Murugan. The temple is a replica of the famous Murugan temple situated in Palani and owing to its location in the northern side, the temple is known as Vadapalani. The temple was built 125 years ago and witnesses a large number of worshippers coming every day to get blessings of the Lord. The temple is only 11.8 km from the central railway station. If you want to stay near this temple, you can easily find some budget hotels in Vadapalani and be close to the Lord.


So, next time you travel to Chennai, enhance the peace in your life by visiting these temples. Book your stay at hotels near Chennai central railway station and enjoy travelling to other famous landmarks and markets. 

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