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Foothills of the Annamalai Hill, Thiruvannamalai 606601, India
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A huge temple complex that can be seen from any part of the town. Huge gopurams and well-carved Shivaling is a sight to behold

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Aravind P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Darshan timing:5:30am to 12:30pm and 5pm to 9:30pm No strict dress code found. Puliyogare and sweet pongal inside temple premise for ₹10 per bowl. We had stay in Ramakrishna Hotel around 2kms away from temple. We didn't find Slipper stand in the entrance , but...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Temple was very old and so many rate statute to see. Architecture was very nice and very old. We enjoy more in that temple.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Huge temple complex of Sri Annamalaiyar Swamy with wonderful deities of Swamy and Amman . There is a shrine inside the temple where Sri Ramana Maharshi did a lot of penance .

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its indeed a matter of million efforts and dreams-vision to get such design from Indian history. Simply superb !

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 September 2019

From Bangalore, it takes 4 hrs to reach the temple. Absolute spiritual experience, we stayed in the Palace hotel right next to north entrance of the temple. The temple authority has maintained the premises very well. Wonderful stay.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 29 August 2019 via mobile

We have visited the temple last month just before full moon day to do girivalam around the temple and hill and had darshan after waiting for some hours. The miniature of the top view of whole temple kept inside the temple looks awesome. The temple...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 12 August 2019

Must see leisurely.Large temple .Lord and Goddesses presence .Be prepared to walk .Love the energy and the architecture

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 July 2019

Very crowded place during Full moon day. Apt time for Girivalam is during the evening after 7:00 PM.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 18 June 2019 via mobile

Sri Annamalaiyar temple is wonderful in design ,context and history . Lord Siva is worshipped in the "fire" form here just like in Chidambaram the Lord is worshipped in "sky" form . Very huge temple on the foot of Arunachal hill . Patal lingam is...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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3 February 2019|
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Response from IloveGange | Reviewed this property |
Namaste'. In the temple there some are steps, but we has seen many old persons, also a western citizen on weelchair
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4 November 2018|
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Response from RamAithal | Reviewed this property |
Special darshan available at side gate of temple ..but I think u need recommendation letters for the same...and its50rs ticket..I don't think it will be much crowded on weekdays..though am not sure...
27 September 2018|
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Response from RamAithal | Reviewed this property |
Pondicherry ,chidambaram and Tanjore are nearby I believe....please checkout in google maps...