Arulmigu Kalikambal Temple - Chennai

Arulmigu Kalikambal Temple

This temple enshrines kaligambal and kamateswarar. Chatrapathi Sivaji worshipped kaligambal when he visited Chennai on October 3rd 1677.
Dedicated to Goddess Kali and Lord Kamadeswarar, this temple is one of the oldest temples in Tamilnadu, built-in 1640 AD. It is located in Thambu Chetty Street, a prominent financial street at Georgetown, running parallel to Rajaji Salai.
Though the temple had faced demolition during the invasion of the Portuguese, it has been restored later and still it holds its grace and sacredness. The idol of the Goddess Kalikambal is very beautiful and glows in her peaceful charm as always.
Nearby attractions :
Padi Sivan temple, Shri Ayyappan temple, Viswaroopa Anjaneya Temple, Vada Palani Murugan temple , Thiruvidanthai temple and Madras War cemetery.