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Arunachaleshwara Temple

Foothills of the Annamalai Hill, Thiruvannamalai 606601, India
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A must visit Temple

Very interesting must visit place.; beautiful structure and guests will have a good experience... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JOTI1
Lord of Sivan

Nice to this place. Powerful god of sivan. Foreigners visit to stayed in this temple. All the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
RAMBILLA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting must visit place.; beautiful structure and guests will have a good experience. Word of caution for first-time visitors/guests watch out, you will get mobbed by workers at the temple asking you for money for not reason. So just keep moving dont stop. Yes...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice to this place. Powerful god of sivan. Foreigners visit to stayed in this temple. All the facilities good condition. We are pray to Siva god and all the problems to solve . One of the most highest and biggest temple.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Majestic temple and the the historicity associated with it fills one with humility and divinity. Follow up the temple visit with a walk around the "malai" mountain.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When ever I visit an shiva temple, I experience some power and get solutions for problems. Arunachaleshwara temple is one of biggest siva temple and it takes around 2 to 3 hours to visit all sannathis. After visited the shiva, I got some answers to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My official trip to thiruannamalai city gave me the opportunity of SHIVA DARSHANA (ANNAMALAI). Spread in almost 12 hectare, this temple is really magical & mighty & I can't go without saying that it's the biggest shiva temple I have visited. The history of temple...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2018

Really an amazing place. You will feel calm and quiet environment. You mind is relaxed. arunachaleshawara hills is behind. The giri valam all are very spiritual.

Thank sivananthan k
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Reviewed March 24, 2018

This temple is so powerful, cosmic effects are felt at a distance. Unfortunately, there are humans around who would rob you at times, majority of the humans are simply great. This temple is unique, Lord Shiva will help you all the way.

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

best place to be for meditation, many ashrams around. the temple by itself is huge and a great place to be . Spot near the entrance you can stand there and see all the gopurams. try visiting the temples on weekdays to enjoy the darshan...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

The temple has 4 entrances, facing all 4 directions. It is suggested to be auspicious to enter from the South Gate. Annamalaiyar is prominently a Shiva temple. It is said that after Shiva created fire, he settled in the hills of Arunachala. Parvati joined him...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

i had been few times for the girivalam walk around the mountain and temple in the past. but have never visited the temple in all my girivalam visits. but this time ensured to visit the temple and made a trip. You really get the divine...More

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SureshManiam
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Yes it can follow. Inside the town area the vehicle may be difficult to wait because of traffic. Other areas no problem.
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Anytime you start girivalam and morning time temple dharsanam.
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