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Arunachaleshwara Temple, Thiruvannamalai
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Feel the power of worship at Arunachaleshwara Temple, one of the largest and grandest temple complexes in South India with four impressive stately gateway towers. Set in the foot of Annamalai Hills, this huge structure dedicated to Lord Shiva features high walls and large tanks accommodating enormous number of worshippers. Particularly important to the Hindu sect of Saivism as one of the temples associated with fire, this monumental mid-9th century structure occupies some 10 hectares (25 acres), its elaborate eleven story towers standing 66 m (217 ft) tall. Mix with the devotees and see ceremonially painted elephants during festivities It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Arunachaleshwara Temple and many more Thiruvannamalai attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Thiruvannamalai tourist route planner.
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  • Sri Arunachaleshwara Temple is located at the foothills of Annamalai Hills in Tiruvannmalai Town of Tamilnadu. This town is a major pilgrimage centre and most attracted temple of Tamilnadu. This town ...  more »
  • A mare glimpse of the temple here is enough to feel the feelings of divinity arising within you ! This is a temple of lord Arunachaleshwar Shiva and the Goddess . The ancient temple is the epicenter o...  more »
  • It is a Shiva temple dedicated to one of the tatvas and is one of the five most revered temples dedicated to lord Shiva.It is dedicated to the fire element. The temple is very huge with towers which a...  more »