Agastheeshwarar Temple is dedicated to Hindu God Shiva located at Kadukkaloor Village near Choonambedu in Kanchipuram District of Tamilnadu. Presiding Deity is called as Agastheeshwarar and Mother is called as Mukthambikai. This is an ancient Shiva temple. . As the temple was not in good condition and became very old in 1995 they brought down the entire temple and reconstructed back. It is very beautiful temple with Gopuram, Separate Sannidhi for Thayar and a beautiful Nandhi. There is also a separate shrine for Navagrahas.
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How to Reach:
There are two ways to reach Kadukkaloor. While coming from Chennai, this is about 10 kms on the right side (west) of Kadappakkam on the ECR, after Midway restaurant and ECR-Inn restaurant; before the road to Alamparai fort. This place is well connected as all the buses from Chennai to Pondicherry will make a stop at Kadappakkam. Kadappakkam is located at distance of 70 Kms from Chennai. Autos are available in Kadappakkam to reach this Temple.
There are certain private buses taking old Chennai Pondicherry Route via Madurantakam, Choonambedu, & Marakkanam. Get down at Choonambedu and this place is approximately located at distance of 8 kms from Choonambedu.