Temples in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu is a state in southern India known for its ancient temples and vibrant traditions. With iconic sites like Meenakshi Amman Temple in Madurai and Brihadeeswarar Temple in Thanjavur, these sacred Temples In Tamil Nadu are not just architectural wonders but also spiritual hubs drawing devotees from far and wide. Book your flights to Chennai now and explore!

Here are some of the best temples you must consider –

Brihadeeswarar temple

Brihadeeswarar temple – Built during the Chola dynasty in the 11th century, Brihadeeswarar temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Ekambareswarar Temple

Ekambareswarar Temple – Dedicated to Lord Shiva this ancient Ekambareswarar Temple site attracts numerous visitors every year.

Jambukeswarar temple

The devotees of Jambukeswarar Temple believe that the temple is one of the Pancha Bhoota Sthalams, representing water.

Kapaleeshwarar Temple

The Kapaleshwarar temple is known for its impressive Dravidian architecture, with intricately carved pillars and sculptures.

Meenakshi Amman temple

Meenakshi Amman temple – This Meenakshi Amman Temple devotees flock here to seek blessings and witness the temple’s grandeur.

Ramanathaswamy temple

Ramanathaswamy temple – People come to Ramanathaswamy temple to seek blessings and perform rituals for spiritual cleansing.

Sri-Ranganathaswamy Temple

People visit Sri-Ranganathaswamy Temple dedicated to Lord Ranganatha, to pray and adore the beautiful architecture.

Other Popular Temples in Tamil Nadu

Temple NameFamous ForDistance from Airport (km)City
Thanjai Periya KovilDravidian architecture, historical significance60Thanjavur
Madurai Meenakshi Amman TempleGoddess Meenakshi worship, architectural beauty12Madurai
Sri Ranganatha Swamy Temple, TiruchirappalliVishnu temple, architectural grandeur5Tiruchirappalli
Annamalaiyer Temple, ThiruvannamalaiLord Shiva worship, sacred mountain85Thiruvannamalai
Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple, KanchipuramShiva temple, ancient architecture70Kanchipuram
Arulmigu Dhandayuthapani Swamy Temple, PalaniLord Murugan worship, pilgrimage destination120Palani
Kapaleeshwarar Temple, ChennaiShiva temple, Dravidian architecture16Chennai
Sri Lakshmi Narayani Golden Temple, VelloreGoddess Lakshmi worship, golden structure125Vellore
Thillai Nataraja Temple, ChidambaramLord Shiva as Nataraja, cosmic dance215Chidambaram
Srivilliputtur Arulmigu Nachiyar (Andal) TempleGoddess Andal worship, cultural significance75Srivilliputtur
Arulmighu Mariamman Temple, SamayapuramGoddess Mariamman worship, pilgrimage destination300Samayapuram
Thiruchendur Arulmigu Subramaniya Swamy TempleLord Murugan worship, coastal pilgrimage destination150Thiruchendur
Sea Shore Temple, MahabalipuramShore temple, UNESCO World Heritage Site55Mahabalipuram
Arulmigu Ramanathaswamy Temple, RameswaramLord Shiva temple, pilgrimage destination170Rameswaram
Arulmigu Thiru Kasi Viswanathar Temple, TenkasiLord Shiva temple, cultural significance85Tenkasi
Peruvudaiyar Temple, Gangaikonda CholapuramShiva temple, Chola architecture280Gangaikonda Cholapuram
Arulmigu Uchchi Pillaiyar Temple, TrichyLord Ganesha worship, hilltop temple5Trichy
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