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Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram

Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu 608001, India

Hindu Temples
Notable Architectures

About Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram

A Hindu temple dedicated to Nataraja-Shiva, as the lord of dance. The temple has mythical roots and a Shiva shrine existed at the site when the town was known as Thillai.  the present temple was built in the 10 th century when Chidambaram was the capital of Chola dynasty


Attractions near Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram

Mangrove Forest Pichavaram.10.2km from Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram

Spread over 1,100  hectares and joins the Bay of Bengal, where it is separated by a lengthy sandbank.

Veeranam Lake18.5km from Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram

One of the water reservoir from where water is supplied to the Chennai city. this was built in  the tenth century during the time of great Cholas.

Poompuhar Beach33.62km from Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram

This is a natural and ancient beach located in Poompuhar. This beach and poompuhar city plays a significant role in the south Indian history.

Ponneri Lake36.2km from Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram

Ponneri lake is a huge lake located in the district of Ariyalur. This is the main source of water in this area. Here we can see so many birds and animals wandering here.

Sri Abhirami Amirthakadeswarar Temple38.11km from Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram

Sri Abhirami Amirthakadeswarar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva in his manifestation as "Destroyer of Death" and his wife Parvati as Abhirami. It is located in Thirukkadaiyur (Thirukadavur), 21 km East of Mayiladuthurai, Tamil Nadu in India. This temple is associated with the legend of Shiva saving his young devotee, Markendeya from death, and the tale of a saint, Abirami Pattar a devotee of the presiding goddess.

Silver Beach39.2km from Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram

Silver beach is a beach on the southeast coast of India. This is the second longest beach in the Coromandel coast and one of the longest beaches in Asia.

Where is Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram

Discover more attractions in Cuddalore, where Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram is located

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Cuddalore district is famous for Its temples. It is believed that there was a seaport in ancient times.