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Powerful god with nice ambience

Well located muruga temple. Worth visiting if you cross viralimalai area. Lot of peacocks will move... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2018
Rajesh K
Lord KARTHIK(Murugan) temple in the outskirts of trichy

This is Lord KARTHIK (Murugan) temple in the outskirts of trichy and is about 25 km from... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2017
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Jun 30, 2018
“Powerful god with nice ambience”
Nov 8, 2017
“Lord KARTHIK(Murugan) temple in the outskirts of trichy”
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Reviewed June 30, 2018

Well located muruga temple. Worth visiting if you cross viralimalai area. Lot of peacocks will move around this area. Preferable timing between 7&10am and 5&7pm.

Thank Rajesh K
Reviewed April 12, 2018

Not for everyone but it is a must for the right people who likes this kind of thing. Some entrances are for hindus only but still the outside provides some nice pictures and the atmosphere is still enjoyable for non hindus.

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

This is Lord KARTHIK (Murugan) temple in the outskirts of trichy and is about 25 km from trichy.Arunagirinathar the famous poet visited this temple about 500 years back and sung praises about Murugan

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

this temple is approx 25km from tiruchiraplli.this temple is at viralimalai on the top of the hill.we have to go by steps to reach the temple.more than 200 steps to reach.

1  Thank raja p
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

Regular buses ply from trichy bus stand. The place is quite remote and peaceful. Not many good hotels are there. The temple is perched on a hill top and you can get nice views from top. There are lot of peacocks around here. Average place...More

Thank vidyasagar_g
Reviewed May 26, 2017

there was a Kura tree in the place where now the temple exists. A hunter was chasing a tiger. It disappeared at this spot. It was believed that Lord was there where the tiger disappeared and people began their worships. Lord Muruga showed the way...More

Reviewed April 30, 2017

An Lord Muruga Temple on hill top. Located in a remote are from Trichy. This Temple is very famous here. Very easy to climb the hill top and reach the Temple.

Thank tripson6
Reviewed March 31, 2017

very ancient engineering marvel but isn't that much famous. surroundings were calm and peaceful. mind relaxing place for me.

Thank kandulasaipradeep
Reviewed December 5, 2015

This is a good temple in Viralimalai. Unfortunately, it is not being maintained well. Some sort of road laying has started near the entrance to the footsteps. Let the HR&CE department divert funds from Palani temple to upgrade this one. Just have a glance at...More

Thank Jay28_13
Reviewed December 31, 2014

After our visit to Piranmalai Siva temple, we return to Trichy, and on our way back, we stopped at Viralimalai to have Darshan of Lord Arumugha (Lord Murugan with 6 faces). That is being Sashti thithi (on December 27,2014 Saturday), there was more devotees in...More

2  Thank rasa006
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