Tiruvannamalai, Annamalai Hills, is a beautiful town in the state of Tamil Nadu and is famous for its ancient temples and highly revered religious sites among tourists. It is also, thus often referred to as the temple city of Tamil Nadu. Since then, several other dynasties have controlled it including the Hoysalas and the Tuluvas. Today, the town is visited every year by thousands of pilgrims. The place where Lord Shiva appeared in the form of light is said to be Tiruvannamalai. Therefore among Shaivites, it is considered one of the most important sites. The list of the key places that can be explored and enjoyed in and around Tiruvannamalai is below.
Annamalaiyar Temple : Among Hindu devotees, the most important site in Tiruvannamalai, Annamalaiyar Temple, otherwise known as Arunachalesvara Temple, is a pilgrimage site. The temple is dedicated in the shape of a linga and its consort, Goddess Parvati, to Lord Shiva. The temple is frequented by thousands of visitors each year. The temple has a history dating back to the 9th century, as per historical records. However, it is said that it was built thousands of years ago, according to Hindu mythology and local legends.
Annamalai Hills : The place where Lord Shiva appeared in the form of light is the Annamalai Hills. Therefore the Annamalai Hills area is regarded by Hindus as a holy spot. However over a period of time, among nature lovers and landscape photographers, these hills have also gained immense popularity. Today, Annamalai Hills is one of the town's most visited locations. Situated on the outskirts of Tiruvannamalai, these hills are blessed with lush green vegetation.
Places to visit in Thiruvannamalai
Sri Ramana Ashram : In Tiruvannamalai, Sri Ramana Ashram is another place of religious significance. In the foothills of the Annamalai Hills, it is a beautiful ashram and is home to the Samadhi of Ramana Maharshi, a great Modern Era sage and philosopher. Thousands of tourists are visiting this beautiful spot today to seek peace and serenity. If you are searching for a place to find yourself lost in the deep valleys of serenity in Tiruvannamalai, then this ashram is the perfect place for you.
Tirukoilur : If you'd love to explore beyond Tiruvannamalai's main borders, then you can schedule a visit to Tirukoilur, which is located about 20 km from the main town. Ulagalantha Perumal Temple, which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is also known for its praiseworthy architecture, is popular among locals and tourists. It also has, like Tiruvannamalai, a history dating back to the Chola dynasty.
Tirumalai : The ancient cave complex of Tirumalai houses caves, temples, and a few sculptures. It is thought that these buildings were constructed between the 10th and 12th centuries. Therefore, for any lover of history, Tirumalai is a must-visit destination. On the walls of the caves and temples, the exquisite designs, drawings, and carvings surely deserve to be scrutinized.
Seshadri Swamigal Ashram : This Aashram, Ramana Aashram, has its own history! Mahan Sri Seshadri Swamigal, who showed majestic powers, was a saint of the 20th century. The devotees believe he has performed many miracles and has the power to bless the devotees at this ashram who give worship. The grounds of the ashram have a beautiful garden. It's a great place to meditate and relax. The ashram also provides lodging facilities.
Things to do in Thiruvannamalai
Skandashramam : This is one of the caves where the saint Ramana spent his stay in Thiruvannamalai, the Arunachaleshwar temple, and the Ramana Ashram. One needs to trek a long way in order to reach this destination. It is certainly worth the view from the top.
Sathurnur Dam : The Sathurnur Dam on the Pennar River is a popular tourist attraction here. Near the dam, which provides entertainment facilities to tourists who come here other attractions such as gardens and fountains are situated. Other attractions close to the Dam area are the ancient temple of Thirnkoilur with carved pillars and gopurams, Crocodile Park, and a swimming pool.
Pick up From Theni/Dindigul.
Then Proceed towards Thiruvannamalai.
Hotel Check in.
Then proceed to visit Thiruvannamalai major attractions such as Annamalaiyar Temple, Sathanur Dam and Mamara Guhai.
Come back to Hotel.
Overnight stay at Hotel.
After Refreshment and Breakfast.
Check out the hotel.
Then proceed to visit Thiruvannamalai major attractions such as Tiruamalai, Virupakasha Cave, Skandashramam, Ramana Ashram and Gingee Fort.
Then Starting Our Journey Towards Theni/Dindigul with Sweet Memories of Thiruvannamalai
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2.Double sharing Rooms
5.Royal Suite Rooms
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From Trip start to till end the Tour Guide will be take care
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