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Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram
Thillai Nataraja Temple, ChidambaramChidambaram, Tamil Nadu 608001, India

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

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Mangrove Forest Pichavaram.
Mangrove Forest Pichavaram.10.20 KMs away 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 Lake
Veeranam Lake18.50 KMs away 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 Beach
Poompuhar Beach33.62 KMs away 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 Lake
Ponneri Lake36.20 KMs away 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 Temple
Sri Abhirami Amirthakadeswarar Temple38.11 KMs away 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 Beach
Silver Beach39.20 KMs away 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.

PADALEESWARAR TEMPLE
PADALEESWARAR TEMPLE39.27 KMs away from Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram

A Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva in the town of Thirupathiripuliyur, Cuddalore. constructed during the Pallava and Medieval Chola periods.

Tharangambadi
Tharangambadi44.60 KMs away from Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram

Tharangambadi is a town in the Nagapattinam district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu on the Coromandel Coast. It lies 15 kilometres north of Karaikal, near the mouth of a distributary of the Kaveri River. Tranquebar was established in 1620 as the first Danish trading post in India. King Christian IV had sent his envoy Ove Gjedde who established contact with Raghunatha Nayak of Tanjore.

Danish Fort
Danish Fort45.22 KMs away from Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram

It was the second-largest fort built by the Danish. Fort Dansborg overlooks the breathtaking blue waters of the Bay of Bengal. We an explore and study about the Danish style of architecture from here.

Tirumeeyachur Mehanadhar Temple
Tirumeeyachur Mehanadhar Temple48.80 KMs away from Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram

Sri Meganadha Swamy is a Hindu temple located at Thirumeeyachur in Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu, India. The presiding deity is Shiva. He is called as Meganathaswami. His consort is known as Lalithambika. It is one of the shrines of the 275 Paadal Petra Sthalams – Shiva Sthalams glorified in the early medieval Tevaram poems by Tamil Saivite Nayanar Tirugnanasambandar. Lord Siva is Swayambumurthy in the temple.

Tiruvettakkudi Sundareshwarar Temple
Tiruvettakkudi Sundareshwarar Temple48.89 KMs away from Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram

Tiruvettakkudi Sundareshwarar Temple is a Hindu temple located at Tiruvettakudi in Pondicherry, India. The presiding deity is Shiva. He is called as Sundareshwarar. His consort is known as Shantha Nayaki.

Saneeswaran Temple
Saneeswaran Temple53.11 KMs away from Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram

Sri Saneeswarar Temple, also known as Dharbaranyeswara Swamy Temple is one of the most popular Shani Temples in India and is located in Thirunallar near Karaikal. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Dharbaranyeswara Temple houses a rare Marakata Linga. According to history, the great King Nala was relieved from the trouble of Lord Saneeswaran after worshipping the Lord consecrated in this temple. It is believed that by bathing in Nala theertham here will wash off all kinds of misfortunes and miseries cause

Karaikal Ammaiyar Temple
Karaikal Ammaiyar Temple55.00 KMs away from Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram

Karaikal Ammaiyar Temple is a Hindu Tamil temple dedicated to the goddess Punithavathi. It is located on Bharathiar Street, in the center of Karaikal, India. Ammaiyar or Goddess Punithavathi is one of the renowned goddess in Karaikal. The temple was constructed by Malaiperumal Pillai in 1929. The main goddess is Punithavati, also known as Karaikkal Ammaiyar. The temple was constructed by Malaiperumal Pillai in 1929. The main goddess is Punithavati, also known as Karaikkal Ammaiyar.

Paradise Beach
Paradise Beach55.65 KMs away from Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram

Paradise Beach, also known as Plage Paradiso, is an isolated beach located at Chunnambar. This is one of the most famous Pondicherry Beaches and also one of the best places to experience Pondicherry Tourism. Paradise Beach is another popular attraction not to miss in Pondicherry tour packages. The beach is extremely attractive as the sands are very clean and the water is crystal clear. Paradise Beach is situated close to Cuddalore main road and it houses the famous Chunnambar resort.

Our Lady of Angel's Church
Our Lady of Angel's Church55.78 KMs away from Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram

Our Lady of Angel's Church is the fourth oldest church in Puducherry, a Union territory in South India. The original structure was built in Greco Roman architecture by Napoleon III in 1855, with the architect being Louis Guerre. It is the only church that offers mass in three languages namely French, Tamil and English.

Karaikal Beach
Karaikal Beach56.20 KMs away from Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram

Karaikal Beach is one of the best natural beaches in the South Tamil Nadu. It is one of the famous tourist attractions in Karikal located on the banks of Arasalar River. It is popular among the tourists as a place of entertainment and it is also the perfect place for those seeking leisure, tranquility, solitude and piousness.

Arikamedu
Arikamedu57.49 KMs away from Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram

Arikamedu is an archaeological site in Southern India, in Kakkayanthope, Ariyankuppam Commune, Puducherry. It is 4 kilometres from the capital, Pondicherry of the Indian territory of Puducherry. The site was identified as the port of Podouke, known as an "emporium" in the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea and Ptolemy. Digs have found Amphorae, Arretine ware, Roman lamps, glassware, glass and stone beads, and gems at the site.

Veerampattinam
Veerampattinam57.71 KMs away from Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram

Veerampattinam Beach is a preferred location for Holiday Retreat Travel Tour and Water Sport. Clean Sand and Epic view of Sunrise and Sunset on Veerampattinam Beach make it an ultimate destination. Veerampattinam Beach has stunning shoreline comes in at number one. The unblemished sand extends is long and beautiful, smack blast amidst the warm sun, with completely clear waters ideal for snorkeling. It's the most shot beach in as per Tourist Reviews.

Varadharaja Perumal Temple
Varadharaja Perumal Temple58.94 KMs away from Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram

Varadharaja Perumal Temple in the South Indian union territory of Puducherry, is dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu. It is located heritage town region of the city. Constructed in the Dravidian style of architecture, the temple is a storehouse of Chola architecture.

New Light House
New Light House59.43 KMs away from Thillai Nataraja Temple, Chidambaram

A lighthouse was constructed in Pondicherry in the nineteenth century by the French rulers. A new lighthouse was constructed in 20th century by the government of India. The old lighthouse had first beamed light on 1 September 1836. The new lighthouse (11°55′00″N 79°49′51″E) started functioning in 1979