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Gods of Mylapore, a culture walk

Gods of Mylapore, a culture walk

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Food
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I live in Chennai and am passionate about Tamil culture. With a background in Human Resources, my mission in life is to provide an immersive cultural experience to people traveling to Chennai. I have been hosting guests to Chennai for over a decade. I love taking people to hidden gems in Chennai and around which many locals are also not aware of! I indulge my guests not only with the history and…
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What we’ll do

I will start the tour at the Kapaleeshwar temple in Mylapore. Built in the 7th century this temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. I will bring alive the whole concept of visiting a temple in this culture. I will explain to you the role a temple plays in the society and also the scientific basis of building the various elements inside the temple. The complex and mesmerizing rituals in display all have…

What else you should know

Dress code is to cover knees and shoulders Footwear will have to be removed inside temple

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Light refreshments , Chennai style

What to bring

hat
sunscreen
water bottle

Where you'll be

We will start at a small shop tucked away in the street near the temple which has all the divine offerings. This provides a good context to understanding the rituals and traditions in the temple. We will proceed to the Kapaleeswararar temple complex and first hand see all the rituals. The universal temple of Ramakrishna Mutt and a quaint library is our next halt. We will also visit the relic of St Thomas at San Thome. Tour ends at light house

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

Dress code is to cover knees and shoulders Footwear will have to be removed inside temple
Kannan
culture walk
Gods of Mylapore, a culture walk
New experience
€34 per person
New experience
€34 per person