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The Key to the Door to the Soul

What can I say about this Majestic Temple nestled on a 25 acre land at the foot of the holiest hill... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mumbai, India
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Best ancient temple, Great architecture

It is a very big temple of Lord Shiva and located in a area of 25 acres. It boasts one of the... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
Manjunath V
Bengaluru, India
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Foothills of the Annamalai Hill, Thiruvannamalai 606601, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say about this Majestic Temple nestled on a 25 acre land at the foot of the holiest hill “Live in its spiritual wholesomeness and grandeur” in the universe from my perspective.The Temple apart from being one of the biggest Temples of India...More

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Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

It is a very big temple of Lord Shiva and located in a area of 25 acres. It boasts one of the largest gopurams with height of 237 feet. The temple has more than 30 temples within big temple. Has large kalyani. Temple is close...More

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Reviewed October 13, 2018

Most of the temples in Tamil Nadu open early morning for Sevas and most likely will have a local ritual that's embedded in the culture of the space. Also, personally, I find participating in early morning Sevas and darshan of the deity far more uplifting...More

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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

So impressive by day and so magic by night.It is one of the biggest temples dedicated to Lord Shiva.

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Reviewed September 23, 2018

Its not abode. The hill itself is manifestation of Lord Shiva himself. He took a third form as Siddha Purusha and sat at the northern slope of the Hill under a banyan tree

1  Thank Aru G
Reviewed September 18, 2018

arunachala temple is a masterpiece of architecture and one of the very powerful temples of lord Shiva as manifestation of agni - fire. the temple is a must visit place for all hindus. Giri pradakshina is a very important ritual here . you have to...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Ancient temple of God Shiva which I never miss to worship once in a year. The tall 9 towers and the shrines in a sprawling complex is astounding to see and believe. However, the regulation of devotees inside the shrines of Arunachaleswar and Unnamalai lacks...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2018

This is a really large temple complex in Thiruvannamalai. We went on a weekday and the temple was reasonably empty. The structure is very imposing. The timings are till 12:30 in the afternoon and then reopens at 3:30 pm. So one needs to avoid the...More

3  Thank Debabrata19
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Arunachaleswara Temple is a huge temple with big gopurams at 4 sides of the temple...Architecture at its best... It is a huge temple with puskarni at one corner...good temple to visit with family..

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Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful temple of Lord Arunachaleswara ,surrounded in the vicinity by the holy Arunachal hill in Thiruvannamalai . Many saints ,including Sri Ramana Maharishi have done a lot of meditation here . So , it's full of positive energy and powerful vibes . Beautiful Sivalingam and...More

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Srinivas K
November 4, 2018|
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Response from RamAithal | Reviewed this property |
Special darshan available at side gate of temple ..but I think u need recommendation letters for the same...and its50rs ticket..I don't think it will be much crowded on weekdays..though am not sure...
September 27, 2018|
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Response from RamAithal | Reviewed this property |
Pondicherry ,chidambaram and Tanjore are nearby I believe....please checkout in google maps...
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Response from H053R | Reviewed this property |
usually it will be crowded. better do not take any vehicles for girivalam, suggestion wld be to start early and walk slowly, there are umpteen shops for refresh with juice and some refreshments, also at somepoint, if any... More