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Kovur Sri Sundhareswarar Temple 

Kovur, a small town situated about 22 km from Chennai, has a massive Lord Shiva temple built by Kulothunga Chozha, dating back to 7th century. The presiding deities of this temple are Sri Sundhareswara (also called Thirumaeneeswarar) and Goddess Sri Soundharaambigai (also called Thiruvudai Naayagi).

Kovur Sundhareswarar Temple

Kovur - Sri Sundhareswarar Temple
Temple Name
Sundhareswarar Temple
Main Deity
Lord Shiva
Shiva Name
Sri Sundhareswarar, Thirumaeneeswarar
Amman Name
Sri Soundharaambigai, Thiruvudai Naayagi
Mambakkam , Vandalur -  Kelambakkam  Road
Ancient Shiva Temple with 7 tiered Rajagopuram,
one among the Navagraha temples of Chennai
Built by
Kulothunga Chozha in 7th century
Travel Base
Near By
Porur (Porur to Kunrathur Road)

Kovur Shiva Temple
Chennai Navagraha Temples Kovur

It is one of the Navagraha Sthalams of Chennai ( Mercury )

How to reach : From Porur frequent buses are available . ( on the way to Porur - Kundrathur )

Thirumeyneeswarar Shiva temple
Kovur  (Near Porur), Chennai,  Tamil Nadu 600122

Check this link for more temples in and around Chennai - Temples Around Chennai

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