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Kapaleeswar Temple

 
Kapaleshwar temple is the biggest temple in Chennai. Its situated near kutchery road. Kapaleshwar temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. its a fine example of architecture and sculpture. this temple has some beautiful sculptures, among which the bronze idols, of 63 saivite which adorn the outer courtyard under the old tree, is a small shrine depicting goddess depicting goddess Parvati in the form of peacock. The special feature of the temple are 63 saints, canonized for leading exemplary lives of devotion and penance. The figure of these 63 Nayanmars (saints), which adorn the outer yard of the temple, are carried in a colourful procession on the eighth day of the 10-day Arupathumoovar temple festival held in March-April every year.

Time : Morning 6.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. Evening 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m