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Odaimanagar Beach Rd | Besant Nagar, Chennai (Madras) 600090, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The temple is quite holy and you will be able to see different types of goddess lakshmi and it is very silebt!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gowthamt46
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Full on riot of colour and sometimes active with ceremonies, this beachside temple is worth visit and makes for great photos

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank happysheepChina
Reviewed 20 October 2018

It's a nice temple but one has to climb thru very narrow staircase...too congested..different avatars of Lakshmi goddess

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Priyanka S
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The temple with Rich history is serene and filled with divine vibration. The temple hosts shrine for 8 forms of Lakshmi. The special entry ticket of RS.20/- will help to bear the Que only for short distance after which both lines merge. Elders should note...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank raghusai26
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Very popular temple for chennai tourists. Located by the beach. Its a must visit for Hindu devotees who come to beach area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nageswararao g
Reviewed 17 September 2018

It is situated close to Besant Nagar beach. Temple is unique in itself. Eight form of Goddess is there where you have to move in the complex from one Goddess to another. Very good and powerful Deity. Must Visit place. After visiting temple, one can...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

Though approach is a bit difficult, you won't be lost if follow sign boards. It is close to shoreline. The layout is unique; don't miss the view of Bay of Bengal from First floor; most of the priests are kind and helpful. At the sight...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank xul41
Reviewed 30 August 2018

It is the Mahalakshmi temple situated in Basant Nagar, Adyar region in Chennai. The temple is near the Eliott Beach. Though there's a special ticket to skip the line (Rs 20-25) but do not buy as the crowd would be near You can worship 8...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ank4228
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a nice temple dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi and located at Besant Nagar beach in Chennai. Ashtalakshmi means eight forms of Goddess Lakshmi. Very religious ambiance.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank vinodkhedkar
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Famous temple located next to Besant nagar beach. Very popular with tourists and localalites for darshan of Goddess.

Date of experience: July 2018
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MSha_2010
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Response from balasubramanian16847 | Reviewed this property |
No specific dress code. Western dress code with decent attire allowed.
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Response from jiyer2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, marriages are allowed at this temple. However, it's a popular place so early booking is recommended.
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