Morning Expedition of Cultural Chennai
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Morning Expedition of Cultural Chennai

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Stop At: Marundeeswarar Temple, Thiruvanmiyur Near Beach of Bay of Bangal, Chennai (Madras) India

visit to Marundeeswarar Temple. This 1200-year-old temple is dedicated to Hindu God Shiva, displaying the striking Dravidian-style (a South Indian style Hindu temple architecture) architecture.

You will see locals visiting the temple to praise the temple deity, Marundeeswarar Lingam, which is said to have formed naturally and not sculpted by human hands. Listen to your guide as he/she shares with you the stories and legend behind this historic, spiritual place, which is believed to hold magical healing powers, curing believers of illness and disease. No wonder this temple is a famous worship place for people with diseases and health problems.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kalakshetra Dance School, Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai (Madras) India

Kalakshetra Dance Academy. Founded in 1930, Kalaskshetra is Tamil Nadu’s leading academy of arts, and a vital center of learning for artists focused on the ancient dance form of Bharatanatyam, Carnatic vocals, and instrumental music.Explore the place, meet and communicate with the local artists and see the fantastic display of local modern art in many galleries.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Cholamandal Artists' Village, Injambakkam, Chennai (Madras) 600041 India

Cholamandal Artists’ Village, the largest artist’s commune in India. The artists living here run the Artists Handicrafts Association that organizes for the showcasing of the work in many galleries around the country and even abroad, making it a self-supporting entity. The village was associated with Madras Movement of Art as well which brought modernism to the art in South India.

Note - Kalakshetra remain closed during Saturday,Sunday and holidays.Then we will take you at Cholamandal Artist Village

Duration: 1 hour

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  • Professional guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Tuk Tuk Ride
  • Kalakshetra Dance Academy or Cholamandal Artist village
  • Water
  • GST
  • Breakfast
  • Entry/Admission - Marundeeswarar Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Kalakshetra Dance School
  • Entry/Admission - Cholamandal Artists' Village
Not included
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Kalakshetra remain closed during Saturday,Sunday and holidays.Then we will take you at Cholamandal Artist Village
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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