Tamil Nadu is located in south India and is known as
the land of magnificent temples. The most famous temple in Tamil Nadu
is Annamalaiyar Temple. Apart from this, there are many other
fascinating temples located in this place, such as Meenakshi Temple,
Rameshwaram Temple, Airavatesvara Temple, Birhadashwara Temple,
Nellaiappar Temple, Shore Temple, Ramanatha Swamy Temple and many more.
Many of these temples have also listed in a list of UNESCO world
The great temples
located in Tamil Nadu not only attract the religious persons, but also
the different tourist around the world. It is a great attraction for the
people who want to visit historical and cultural places. The
architecture of these temples offers a very magnificent view. Most of
the temples showcase the Dravidian architecture.
is the most famous and the largest Temple in Tamil Nadu. Daily prayers
are performed in this Temple for Lord Shiva. Thousands of people gather
at this Temple during different religious ceremonies. The five elements,
including land, fire, water and air are the prime natural elements
known as Pancha Bhoota Stalas. This is one of the temples among those
five temples of Pancha Bhoota Stalas, dedicated to Lord Shiva.
history dates back to the 19th century, when huge gifts were given by
the Chola King to this temple. After the downfall of the Mughal
emperors, in 1760 the British captured this region.
2002, the archaeological survey of India declared this temple as the
heritage monument. The control of this Temple at that time was given to
archaeological survey of India. Nowadays, the Hindu Religious and
Endowment Board are controlling this temple.
temple consists of a huge gopuram. The main entrance is through the
eastern gopuram and it is 13 stories high and 66 meters tall. After you
enter this temple, you will see a thousand pillared Mandapan with a huge
water tank on the left.
you are visiting India for the first time, you should visit this great
historical place. You will not regret spending your time travelling to
this city. This place not only offers great Temples to visit, but it
also offers different recreational places, parks and wildlife for the
tourists to enjoy. The city is rich with flora and fauna. The wildlife
reserves, such as Vedanthangal Water Birds Sanctuary, Indira Gandhi
Wildlife Sanctuary, Mukurthi National Park , and Marine National Park of
Tamil Nadu are the most ideal attractions of the tourists.