Located in the district of Cuddalore in the state of Tamil Nadu, Chidambaram is a sacred town that houses numerous ancient temples. This quintessential temple town is popular for its scenic setting and architectural marvels. A trip to Chidambaram is sure to immerse you in some spiritual emotions.
This serene town can be easily approached from any part of the country through roadways, railways, and airways. The closest airport is Trichy around 150 km away and the next most convenient airport is Chennai, which is at a distance of 250 km from the town. The nearest railway station is Mayiladuthurai Railway Station which is around 41 km away.
Prominent tourist attractions in Chidambaram are
● Nataraja Temple – The first place to visit as soon as you reach the holy town is the ancient Chidambaram Nataraja temple. The temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is one of the few temples where Lord Shiva is portrayed in the deity form instead of 'Lingam'. Lord Shiva is worshipped in the form of Nataraja or the “cosmic dancer” in this temple. Artistic wall carvings and inscriptions of religious significance are displayed in the complex of the temple.
● Thillai Kali Amman Temple – One of the most significant temples of the town, Thillai Kali Amman Temple has goddess Kali as the principal deity. The idol of the deity at this temple has four faces, like that of Lord Brahma. The story behind this is that Goddess Parvathy moved here in anger after facing a defeat from Lord Shiva in a dance program and took the form of Kali. Lord Brahma was the one who was able to cool down her anger.
Other places that must be visited while in and around Chidambaram are Achalpuram Temple, Chathapurinathar Temple, and Vaitheeswaran Koil. Apart from religious significance, the town offers an excellent opportunity for sightseeing and shopping in and around the city.
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