Thiruchendur Murugan Temple, Thiruchendur

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Head to Thiruchendur Murugan Temple and see one of India's largest and most visited temples. Dedicated to Lord Murugan, the 40 m (133 ft) sandstone tower represents one of six sacred temple complexes of the Kaumaram region, and the only one located by the sea. Pilgrims from around the world visit the holy place every year. You can see the tall, thin, pyramid-shaped Dravidian design from all around the city; up close you can marvel at the seemingly countless intricate figures making up the facade. Before you head to Thiruchendur, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Thiruchendur online day trip planner , to make sure you see all that Thiruchendur has to offer, including Thiruchendur Murugan Temple.
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  • One of the best temple . But there all priests are very worst .. they keep on asking money . Even beggars are better than them .. other than that temple is very good . And beach which is located where...  more »
  • We stayed in Hotel Shanmugar very near to temple.Please do not miss Valli cave..One should stay for atleast 3days to soak in the sprituality. Golden Chariot pulling in the evening is very beautiful..V...  more »
  • The history of Lord Muruga and disciples draws you over and over to this temple. The location is seaside. They have seasons as devotees throng the temple in green. Plenty of facilities. Needs more swa...  more »
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  • Nice temple and the view is very good. You can enjoy the water but try not going in the summer because it gets too hot. If you pay more you can skip the line. Food is easily available here. Temple is very big so you can rest after your darshan
  • Nice temple but didn't like the queue culture ..pay high get privilege in the queue. Its just commercialization of god's. Beach is nice ..one must play with the waves here and enjoy. Don't go in hot summers. it's really burning hot in Summer.
  • It's an amazing ancient temple situated right next to the beach. It is said that during tsunami of 2004 the temple was untouched from the effects of it. After visiting the temple you can relax on the beach which is very clean and maintained. How to reach Tiruchandur: You can use either train or bus. Cost of auto from beach to the bus station or vice versa is just 70 for 2 person. It's a must visit for travel enthusiasts.
  • It is a very quiet place and you get positive energy here. It is very close to the beach which is clean and well maintained. You can play in the beach and there is place to take bath and change clothes. You get enough time to see and pray to God. They don't push you in hurry like other temples. Only problem with this temple is that aiyars here treat it like business. They take you without ticket and guide you so that they get money. It is done openly
  • It is place where powerful energy vibrates the wave from the sea make you feel clam...time will pass away like a flash.. if you have money you could explore inside the temple with you give it to a temple guide.. enjoy your time here. !

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