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Attractions to explore near Virupaksha Cave

Virupaksha CavePavazhakundur, Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu 606601, India

Virupaksha Cave located in Thiruvannamalai was the abode of the saint Virupaksha Deva in the 14th century. It is believed that saint Virupaksha spent most of his life in this cave.

Nearby Attractions

Arulmigu Arunachaleswarar Temple0.67 KMs away from Virupaksha Cave

This is one of the renowned temples of Tamilnadu with its architecture and history. This temple is located in the foothiills of Arunachaleswar hills.

Arunachala Hill1.00 KMs away from Virupaksha Cave

Mountain, Spiritual way, Trekking, viewpoint, nature etc.

Sathanur Dam22.50 KMs away from Virupaksha Cave

Sathanur Dam is formed by Sathanur Reservoir, one of the major dams in Tamil Nadu. It is constructed across the Thenpennai River also called as Pennaiyar River in Thandarampet taluk among Chennakesava Hills.

Parvathamalai Top24.72 KMs away from Virupaksha Cave

A hilltop location, viewpoint . There is a temple dedicated to Shiva and this place is vested with a lot of spiritual power.

Ulagalantha Perumal Temple33.34 KMs away from Virupaksha Cave

A Hindu temple dedicated to Vishnu constructed in the Dravidian style architecture. Historically important place having so many beautiful structures and a serene surrounding.

Gingee Fort36.32 KMs away from Virupaksha Cave

The Maratha king Shivaji ranked this fort as the "most impregnable fortress in India" and it was called 'the troy of the East'.

Rajagiri Fort36.73 KMs away from Virupaksha Cave

A fort built in 1200 AD. It is made up of saffron and BlackRock. Currently, the fort includes a Magazine, gymnasium, palace site, audience hall, stable, clocktower, granary, treasury, etc.

Jamunamarathur44.64 KMs away from Virupaksha Cave

This is an extension of the western ghats and contains a large variety of flora and fauna and is famous for blueish- gray granites.

Theerthamalai53.24 KMs away from Virupaksha Cave

Theerthamalai is an important sacred place in the Dharmapuri district of Tamilnadu. The name Theerthamalai means the hill with holy water. There is a temple locatd in the top of the hillock named Theerthagiriswarar.

Amirthi Zoological Park55.47 KMs away from Virupaksha Cave

Opened in 1967 and is about 25 hectares of area. Half of this jungle is cleared to serve as a tourist spot while the other half is served as a wildlife sanctuary.

Jalagamparai-Waterfalls59.05 KMs away from Virupaksha Cave

Located at a 1000 meter above sea level. The cool hill station of Yelagiri is situated in the district of Vellore. Trekking area, natural beauty, offroad.

Yelagiri Hills59.69 KMs away from Virupaksha Cave

Yelagiri is a cluster of 14 hamlets lies between four mountains spread over an area of 30 sq km having an altitude of 3500 ft. The tribal people who live here are engaged in agriculture, horticulture, forestry, etc. Orchards rose gardens and green valleys, surround these hills.

Kalvarayan Hill68.71 KMs away from Virupaksha Cave

This is a major hill range situated in the eastern ghats.

Thiruvakkarai Fossil Wood Park-Geoheritage site68.80 KMs away from Virupaksha Cave

This is a notified national Geo -heritage monument maintained by the Geological Survey of India. The park contains petrified fossil woods approximately 20 million years old.

Sri Puram Golden Temple70.86 KMs away from Virupaksha Cave

The golden temple sits inside a spiritual park or ‘Spiritual Oasis’, and a star path leads the visitors towards it. The main feature of the temple has to be that it is covered in real gold foil and it is regarded as the biggest and the only temple to do that.

Varadharaja Perumal Temple72.18 KMs away from Virupaksha Cave

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.

Vellore Fort76.81 KMs away from Virupaksha Cave

This is a 16th-century fort in the city of Vellore. this fort was once the headquarters of the Aravidu dynasty.

Auroville Mothers Earth Temple85.20 KMs away from Virupaksha Cave

Matrimandir is an edifice of spiritual significance for the practitioners of Integral Yoga,

Ousteri lake87.26 KMs away from Virupaksha Cave

Ousteri lake is one of the famous wetlands of Asia. This is the most freshwater lake in the union territory of Pondicherry. If you are looking for a place for a nice evening stroll, this lake is the best option. You can also see a lot of birds here, during the months of March and October. There is a chance to get a boat ride costing rs. 100 per person from the boating point near the lake. It is also called as Osudu Lake. It is located at a distance of 10 km from Pondicherry.

Botanical Garden Pondicherry89.30 KMs away from Virupaksha Cave

Featuring six gorgeous fountains, a large aquarium with ornamental fishes, Japanese rock, dancing fountain and a beautiful children's train, the Botanical Garden of Pondicherry is truly an unmissable attraction. Established in the year 1826 by C.S. Perrotet, this 22-acre park is located favourably near the southern entrance of Pondicherry's New Bus Stand. Over 1500 species of plants populate this park – some of which are indigenous to the region and some brought from other parts of the world.