Chengalpattu, formerly known as Chingleput, is situated in Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu, India, on the GST road and southwest of Kanchipuram. This whole district was called Chingleput by the British Government; now it is named Kanchipuram District. After Kanchipuram, Chengalpattu is the 2nd largest town in the district. One of the major railway junctions of the Southern Railway is Chengalpattu Railway Station, generally known as CGL, and is a nationally significant stop. Chengalpattu is a town in the state of Tamil Nadu, India, in the Chengalpattu district. It is the district's headquarters and is 56 kilometers (35 mi) southwest of the state capital, Chengalpattu, and 41 km from Meenambakkam's Chennai City Entrance Gateway on National Highway 45. One of the major railway junctions of the Southern Railway is Chengalpattu Railway Station, technically known as CGL, and is a nationally significant stop. The Government Hospital of Chengalpattu is a landmark.
Tiger Cave : A rock-cut Hindu temple cave from the Pallavan Empire of East India is The Tiger Cave. Tour this ancient religious site and study the mythical creatures' carvings. Historians believe the king gave speeches from the "mandapa," or platform, of the cave. These depictions are placed around the mouth of the building, while a single sculpture of the creature is on the other side. It is these carvings that give their name to the cave. Continue to Athiranachanda Cave via the grounds. This striking-looking structure has ancient Pallava-Grantha wall inscriptions and a statue of Shiva Linga, a phallic tribute to Lord Shiva. Discover relief sculptures depicting everyday life in the 7th century, in addition to the two cave temples.
Let the children run through the rock-covered landscape and play. Within a short walking distance of the caves, there is more history to uncover. The excavation site of an ancient brick temple that is estimated to be over two millennia old is a few meters away.
Elliot's Beach: Visit the colorful Temple of Ashtalakshmi. Overlooking the southernmost point of the beach, this Hindu place of worship has shrines dedicated to the goddess Lakshmi. Check out the Rajaji Bhavan, a government building complex. From Chennai Central Railway Station, the beach is about a 40-minute drive away. Taking an affordable taxi or auto-rickshaw is the most convenient way to get here. Use the parking available on Elliot's Boulevard if you arrive by a hired car or private driver. Lifeguards and Elliot's Beach police patrol. Although it is safe to wade in the water, because of strong currents, swimming is not recommended.
Temple of the Shore: The Bay of Bengal is an attractive sight on the seafront of Mahabalipuram. This finely carved structure derives its name from its proximity to the sea, situated on the sands of the beach of Mahabalipuram. Study the weathered facades, marvel at sculptures of the Hindu gods patron of the temple, and look at the pyramidal towers as they reflect the sunset's golden rays. Under the reign of King Rajasimha of the Pallava dynasty, the Shore Temple was constructed in the 8th century.
Three shrines, one large and two small, comprise the Shore Temple. Admire the two ornate pyramidal towers that rise above them and feature elaborately carved levels that are capped by domes. The three shrines are dedicated to Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu, and Ksatriyasimnesvara, the Hindu deities. Stop by each one and see the gods' carved tributes, including a depiction of Lord Vishnu resting on the Seshanag holy serpent. This is a symbol of consciousness that is Hindu. The Bull Companion of Shiva on the walls surrounding the Temple. The Shiva Linga, a phallic sculpture symbolizing the presence of Shiva, ventures inside. Elsewhere in the grounds is a partly sculpted monolith of a lion. The beautiful designs of the temple serve as a backdrop for the Mahabalipuram Dance Festival every year. To see many traditional dance performances in this scenic locale, visit in December and January.
Things to do in Chengalpattu
The district of Chengalpattu is situated on Tamilnadu's north-east coast, with a total geographical area of 2945 sq. km. The district is bordered by the Chennai district to the north, the Kancheepuram district to the west, the Thiruvanamalai district to the south, and the Vilupuram district to the south. The district is bordered to the east by the Bay of Bengal, with a coastal length of 57 km. Chengalpattu has a wet and dry tropical climate. The Palar River is one of the main rivers in the state of Tamil Nadu, covering a length of 54 km through the Chengalpattu district. The Palar River enters the district at the village of Palur and meets the Bay of Bengal between Vayalur and the village of Kadalur. In addition, the district is bordered by the River Adayar in the north and the River Ongur in the south. In addition to the aforementioned rivers, other minor rivers flowing through the district of Chengalpattu are Neenjal Maduvu, Pukkadurai Odai, and Kiliyar.
SRINIVASA, SEMMANJERI, PERUMAL TEMPLE: The Department of Archaeology confirms that the current structure could be around 500 years old. But the locals call it a temple that is 1500 years old. It is located 30 km from Chennai on the Old Mahabalipuram Road (OMR) at Semmenjeri. It is said that, on worshipping Srinivasa Perumal here, a Pallava king who lost his eyesight got his vision back. Even now, people believe that by worshipping Perumal here, anyone with eye problems can cure it.
MUDALIARKUPPAM PALMS: It is 90 km, also called Rain Drop Boat House, maintained and operated by the TTDC. From the city of Chennai and on the East Coast Road, 30 km south of Mamallapuram. This boathouse has a variety of boats to suit the visitors' taste, such as banana boats, water scooters, speed boats. Boating trips to the closest beach island on Lake Odiyur are also arranged.
BOAT HOUSE MUTTUKADU: In this ideal picnic destination, TTDC operates a boating center with an enticing green back ground and glittering blue sky and sea, with food court facilities. In the month of February, the annual windsurfing regatta takes place. On the East Coast Road at Muttukadu, Chennai, Muttukadu Boat House is a water sports facility. Rowing, wind surfing, water skiing, and speedboat riding are offered. It is a backwater area located 36 km from the Bay of Bengal.
Pick up from Theni/Dindigul.
Proceeding towards Chengalpattu.
Hotel Check in.
Then proceed to visit Chengalpattu Sightseeing such as Sri Srarda Shamrakshana and Kolavai Lake.
Come back to Hotel.
Overnight stay at Hotel.
After Refreshment and Breakfast at Hotel.
Check out from Hotel.
Then proceed to visit Chengalpattu Sightseeing such as SRI YOGA HAYAGRIVAR, Sri Patalathri Narasimha Perumal Temple, Arulmigu Vedagiriswarar Temple and Muthumari Amman Kovil.
Then Starting Our Journey Towards Theni/Dindigul.
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