Originally posted on March 24, 2020 @ 9:08 am
At a distance of 6.5 Kms from Chennai Central Railway Station (situated in Mylapore), the Kapaleeswarar Temple devoted to Shiva is inbuilt eighth Century by Pallavas. However the present construction is rebuilt by the Vijayanagara rulers in 16th century. The 37 meters tall and grand gopuram is made within the attribute Dravidian model of structure. This is likely one of the high vacationer locations to go to in Chennai metropolis.
This temple has some stunning sculptures, amongst which the bronze idols of 63 Saivaite Saints or the Nayanmars. The Arubathumoovar competition devoted to the 63 Nayanmars held in March-April yearly is a particular attraction.
Timings: 5 AM to 11 AM and four PM to 9.30 PM.