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Big Temple

I went to this temple in the month of November 2018.I went to this temple through public transport... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2018
Bala S
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Bengaluru, India
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Went there riding on a two wheeler and the quickest route is via Thiruporur, which can be reached... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
SubashSL
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

I went to this temple in the month of November 2018.I went to this temple through public transport from chidambaram.It took 1.5 hrs to travel from chidambaram to vriddachalam.It is a very big temple and reinnovation work is going on for all rajagopurams.There is a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Went there riding on a two wheeler and the quickest route is via Thiruporur, which can be reached via Old Mahabalipuram Road going towards Chengalpattu.You may go via Mahablipuram too via ECR (East Coast Road) but that is some additional distance. At Thiruporur you can...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank SubashSL
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Last weekend, after finishing with Mahabalipuram, the driver suggested this place on the way back to Chennai. This is actually two temples with one on ground and another on a hillock (about 585 steps and steep in many places). Certainly not a climb in hot...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank DrValliappan
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We visited in July 017 at the top of the mountain and this place is known as Eagle temple. The deity inside the temple is amazing and you will have panoramic views once you reach the top which is around ~500 steps think so, it...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank ramanp96
Reviewed 4 August 2017

It is located near the Thirukalukundram Busstand.At the bottom,we pray Bakthavachaleshwarar and Thiripura Sundari and at the top,we pray Vedhagiriswarar and Chokkanayagi. Sacred pond is also in temple.Temple is well maintained.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Ancient and hallowed temple for Lord Shiva , Lord exudes peace , Lord Muruga is unique here on a specific date holy conch manifests by itself in the temple pond there is a temple on the foot hills and a temple atop the hillock ,...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We have 2 temples here, one in hill top and another below the hill. We visited the temple below the hill. It has the similar architecture as Thiruvannamalai. Sangu temple: the famous aspect of this temple is they will found sangu(Chank) in the big pond(theppa...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Dinesh B
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Vedagiriswarar temple complex, popularly known as Kazhugu koil (Eagle temple). The consists of two temple structures, one in the foothill and the other atop the hill. The main attraction, the large temple hilltop temple houses the deity of shiva known as Vedagiriswarar. The temple at the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 23 April 2015

I recently visited this temple with friends.This temple is located 15km from chengalpattu.We have two shivan temples one at the hill and one at the bottom.we had to climb nearly 500 steps to reach the hill temples.One of the ancient and powerful shivan temple.Best time...More

Date of experience: April 2015
4  Thank rea2der
Reviewed 7 February 2015

Situated 15km from Mahabalipuram (you can drive by car or by tuc-tuc), the temple is situated on the top of a hill, You have to climb about 500 steps (medium difficulty), but as a reward, you get some sublime views from the top and can...More

Date of experience: January 2015
5  Thank MiamiKeyWest
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