Tourism and Temples

Oct 26, 2013
Arunacheleshwarar Temple
Tiruvannamalai is the home of Annamalaiyar or Arunachaleswarar (Shiva worshipped as a Shiva Lingam) and Unnamulaiyaal (Apitakuchambaal - Parvati), and is one of the largest temples in India. It is regarded as Pancha Bhoota Stalams and is one of the grand temples associated with the five elements. This is associated with Fire, the other four being Tiruvanaikkaval (Water), Chidambaram (Space), Kanchipuram (Earth) and Sri Kalahasti (Wind) respectively. Shiva manifests here as a massive column of fire. Antiquity: The town has been associated with yogis. The temple dates back a thousand years. A 7th century poem glorifies this temple.

Adi Annamalai Arunachalam Temple
Adi Annamalai temple located at path of girivalam road distance from main temple to Adi Annamalai temple is: 7 km's the temple will be same as like big main (Lord Annamalaiyar Temple) temple which is located in town.

Gingee Fort
Gingee Fort which is located in Villupuram District, distance from Tiruvannamalai is 36 Km.
Gingee Fort also known as Chenji or Jinji or Senchi in Tamil Nadu, India is one of the few surviving forts in Tamil Nadu, India. It lies in Villupuram District, 160 kilometres (99 mi) from the state capital, Chennai, and is close to the Union Territory of Puducherry. So well fortified was this place that Shivaji ranked it as the "most impregnable fortress in India" and it was called the "Troy of the East" by the British.
The nearest town with a railway station is Tindivanam and the nearest airport is Chennai (Madras), 150 kilometres (93 mi) away.

Sathanur Dam
Sathanur Dam which is located in Tiruvannamalai District, Distance From Tiruvannamalai to Sathanur Dam is 32 Km.
The Sathanur Dam is one of the major dams constructed across the Pennaiyar River. Sathanur Dam is constructed across the Thenpennai River in Thandarampet taluk among Chennakesava Hills. The dam can be reached by road 30 km (19 mi) from Thiruvannamalai Town. It was constructed in 1958. There is also a large crocodile farm and a fish grotto. Parks are maintained inside the dam for tourists to visit and the gardens have been used by the film industry

1. Mathalangula Street
2. Bodha Raja Street
3. Mariamman Koil Street 4th Street
4. Anna Nagar

1. Anna Salai
2. ALC, Anna Salai
3. Kilnathur Colony
4. Mellathikkan (Saron) 2 km from Tiruvannamalai
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