August 17, 2014

Kolkata Kali in Chennai

Site Name: Kali Temple
Site Type: A Hindu temple dedicated to Goddess
Location:  Madambakkam, near Chennai city, Tamil Nadu state, India
Highlights: A rare temple of Kolkata Kali in Chennai
Nearest Railway Station: Chennai
Nearest Airport: Chennai
How to reach: Well connected by road from Chennai
Hotel: Go to Chennai or Tambaram where there are lot of options 
Restaurants: Go to Chennai or Tambaram where there are lot of options

Madambakkam is a locality in East Tambaram near Chennai city in South India. There is a rare temple of Kolkata Kali located here. Let us explore about this site in this article.

The temple is small but beautiful with vast open space. It is located very near to the Indian Air Force Camp in Camp Road, Madambakkam area. 

The main deity of the temple is Kali. She resembles the Kali idol in the famous temple in Kolkata. The temple architecture resembles Bengali style of architecture. It is unusual to find a Bengali style temple in Chennai.

There is another shrine dedicated to Shiva Linga where he is found along with Ganesha, Kartikeya and his mount Nandi.

Happy travelling.

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