Recently built (1976) Ashtalakshmi Temple is one of the Chennai – Tourist attraction Spot. It is few kilometers from Thiruvanmiyur Bus Stand. The temple is stands in the shores of Bay of Bengal in Besant Nagar. In this temple Goddess Mahalakshmi’s eight manifestations such as Sri Aadhi Lakhsmi, Sri Dhanya Lakhsmi, Sri Dhairya Lakhsmi, Sri Gaja Lakhsmi, Sri Santhna Lakhsmi, Sri Dhana Lakhsmi, Sri Vijaya Lakhsmi, Sri Vidya Lakhsmi are there. The temple was painted with multitude colours. It is wonderful to see the Ashtalashmi Temple in the background of sea.