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Ashtalakshmi Temple

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Odaimanagar Beach Rd | Besant Nagar, Chennai (Madras) 600090, India
Besant Nagar
+91 44 2446 6777
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank raghusai26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank nageswararao g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank BPSingh2000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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

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.

Thank vinodkhedkar
Reviewed 22 August 2018

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

Thank Sunil G
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Eight avatars of Goddess Lakshmi can be seen in Ashtalakshmi temple.Very approachable, avoid LB road route. You can try beach road or kalashetra route to avoid city traffic. Evening would be awesome. Don't go for paid dharshan as the free dharshan and paid dharshan are...More

Thank SachuChachu
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Place although is located at Sea Shore, but constructed with due diligence and care to keep holiness in mind; which is why it looks like an architectural marvel. Requested herewith to go in the evening time.

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

it is one of the temple which locating in the sea shore, a nice place to visit and worship, recently a kumbhabishekam were also done for this temple, a nice place to visit with family.

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Besant Nagar
Named after the noted lady theosophist Annie Besant,
Besant Nagar is one of the
most preferred areas to
reside in Chennai due to the presence of the beach.
extremely calm and serene area with its colonial
hangover is studded with sea-
facing homes owned by
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12 April 2018|
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Response from balasubramanian16847 | Reviewed this property |
No specific dress code. Western dress code with decent attire allowed.
1 July 2017|
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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.