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Thiruchendur Murugan Temple

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Address: Tiruchendur Town, Thiruchendur, India

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Shirts not allowed 100 rs is better as usually crowded Don't fail to visit the pancha lingas behind the main murugar, spl ticket to be purchased for that Shanmuga archanai is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this temple in 1962. I had to go from the railway station in a horse driven cart. It was like a village. But when I read the above reviews I find that the priests have not changed. There were a number of priests bargaining to do poojas. Even at that time when the value of money was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Shirts not allowed 100 rs is better as usually crowded Don't fail to visit the pancha lingas behind the main murugar, spl ticket to be purchased for that Shanmuga archanai is famous here Beach is too good, main gopuram is closed ànd we have enter only from side gate Praharam is quite long and numerous small Sannidhi to be seen... More 

1 Thank rajeshwar g
Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

nice holy place for lord muruga, one of the arupaddai veedu near sea. we will get peace once we entered the temple. big temple , huge crowd. we can stay at temple madam by paying meagre amount. There is a locker facility for keeping our luggages

2 Thank anusuyadevi17
Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

Such a divine experience in thiruchendur murugan temple. Near a beach there is a slope way to temple where murugan, vinayagar and dhatchinamoorthy sannidhanams are there. Its amazing and there is a lots of crowd when we went to that temple last week. Got a nice darshan. Its one of the aarupadai veedu temple.

Thank anithaaravamuthan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

As per my astrologers advice to visit srivaikuntam(thiruvaikundam-an abode of lord VISHNU) to get rid of my problems with my father,i visited srivaikuntam and waiting for bus to depart to tirunelveli .At the bus stand i met one guy(srinivasan) whose name is mine(srinivas).he got a little bit excited after our introductions(when i asked whim which bus will go to tirunelveli)... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Vibrant and rejuvenating environment. Best coastal spot to enjoy . Its more economical , affordable and enjoyable. One of the arupadai ( six major ) temples of lord murugan. It’s ideal to stay at night and enjoy sunrise in ocean. If it possible have a short trip in steamer boat.

1 Thank Venkatesh M
Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Temple is divine. Beach with clear and clean water is amazing. Both kids and elders will enjoy because it gives best for both.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

This place is one of the aaru padai veedu....temple location is amazing.... situating very near to sea.... important festival in this temple is soorasamharam....v went for early morning darshan in special entrance...v have to give some datchanai to the priest to do pooja in our name....lot of positive vibration felt in this temple....special pooja for guru bagavan was performing here....if... More 

1 Thank Nandhini S
Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2016

awesome view of sea. smiling face of lord was captivating. got complete satisfaction and peace of mind.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2016

This temple is a memory the place where Murugan worshiped Shiva and won a great victory over demon Soorapadman. temple is near beach so people take a bath in salty sea and then worship lord muruga, festival time this place will be very crowded, lots of astrologers will be siting out side temple be careful some are fake and entering... More 

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