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Chidambaram Nataraja Temple

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East Car Street, Chidambaram | Vijay Gems, 608001, India
+91 93450 05815
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Ancient and historic temple of Lord Nataraja !!!

The Nataraja Temple is also known as the Chidambaram Nataraja temple or Thillai Nataraja temple. It... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Nataraja !

World famous Nataraja temple is in Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu. Temple architecture is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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This is one of the most significant temples in the region.
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East Car Street, Chidambaram | Vijay Gems, 608001, India
+91 93450 05815
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Nataraja Temple is also known as the Chidambaram Nataraja temple or Thillai Nataraja temple. It is a Hindu temple dedicated to Nataraja or Shiva who is known as the lord of dance. The word Chidambaram which is the name of the city literally means...More

Thank Aryan2007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

World famous Nataraja temple is in Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu. Temple architecture is stunning.one can also see lord govindarajulu statue inside.

Thank Kirannelli
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After 3 years visited Chidambaram Nataraja Temple and had a wonderful darshan. Was at temple for almost 2 hours wherein the Dikshatar explained us the various places in the temple in detail.

1  Thank Vaidhyanathan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chidambaram is an invaluable piece of history not truly recognised by the temple authorities or preservers of heritage. Your heart aches when you see that commerce rules in the land of the divine. Your being is shattered when you see history not being respected and...More

Thank Viji-musings
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

A great temple to be protected from human indifference to our culture. Magnificent temple but heart sinks to find it not well maintained. Especially the space in-between inner sanatorium and four gopurams looks as if no one has even cleaned it for months.shivagami temple is...More

1  Thank kav a
Reviewed 8 December 2017

This temple is very beautiful place to get blessed from natraj Shiva, lots of shop selling statue of lord Shiva in the form of natraj, inside the temple there is shop selling different food item.

Thank maushami
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This temple has 108 representations of Shiva dancing. It is always multiples of 3. 1 + 0 + 8 = 9. The 3.6.9 are very important. It is essential to go with a guide if you do not understand anything. It is a center of...More

Thank Astur P
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

This is the default Kovil for shaivism. Talking about deity, the Chidambaram temple is one of the panjabhootasthal and the only temple in which Shiva is worshiped in a human form at the sanctum. The lord is seen in the nataraja form. This particular pose...More

Thank beaming_budha
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Magnificent Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva in the form of dancing Nataraja. Shiva is worshipped here as space (One of the 5 elements that gives life-Panchabhoota) Early morning is the best time to visit so that you avoid crowd. Modest dress is recommended for...More

Thank akshayhejjaji
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Recommended to visit when visiting Tamil Nadu. We had a nice guide (K.Saravanan) who was still in college at that time but was very knowledgable. He can be contacted by calling 8344246257

1  Thank jcr144
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4 October 2017|
Response from Mamta H | Reviewed this property |
hello sir, sorry I won't be able to answer your question as we went there in the car and left our slipper & luggage in the car. any other thing I can clarify thanks mamta
26 September 2017|
Response from Mamta H | Reviewed this property |
no.. I travel a lot
Keshav C
12 September 2016|
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Response from Nagsri | Reviewed this property |
Salwar kameez with dupatta is advisable. I have seen girls with jeans and tops also there.. But for men, If they want to go inside shrine i.e. nataraja. they have to remove their shirt. thanks