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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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Temple to see, appreciate and pray

Nataraja temple in Chidambaram is a very rare temple, where saivites and vaishnavites can worship... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chidambaram Nataraja Temple

chidambaram lord shiva in the shape of aakasa linga instituted and lord nataraza idle will also be... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks 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 2 weeks ago

Nataraja temple in Chidambaram is a very rare temple, where saivites and vaishnavites can worship. The temple which is huge, large is just magnificent, The stone sculpture is possibly the best in the country - each pillar demands your attention. The eastern gopuram diplays the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

chidambaram lord shiva in the shape of aakasa linga instituted and lord nataraza idle will also be of great attraction to the toursists.archak made us to wait before akasa linga putting a curtain. when he removed the curtain nothing is seen saying that is chidamabara...More

Thank Ganeshbabu C
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Was awestruck when we reached this beautiful temple..it's so magnanimous..we feel we are so small..the planning, the architecture, every detail is so well planned. We drove from pondicherry in the evening..the roads were very nice..it took us one and half hours to reach here. May...More

Thank Mamta H
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Salient features to note: 1. The first among all the temples reverred by the Saivaites. The mere mention of Kovil refers to Chidambaram (similar to Srirangam for Vaishnavaites) 2. One of pancha bootha sthalas, dedicated to Sky or Ether 3. Blesses in all states. Formful...More

Thank Anand_Venke
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Kindly spare an entire day to visit this temple. Its a place to be adored for its sculptural extravaganza and spiritual experience. Visiting this temple during pooja and aarti will be a good experience to view the "Chidambara rahasyam".

Thank snehaavi254
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

The experience of visiting the Nataraja temple cannot be described with words. It was a great and divine presence could be felt by us. I could sense the positive vibes and that energised me. The sculpture works and the temple architecture is a marvel. The...More

Thank RevaShri
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Situated in chidambaram, this is one other temple in TN symbolizing Pancha Bootha Sthalam “Sky” element. The place was a little crowded when we visited. Its located in the main city only easily accessible to public

Thank shiva p
Reviewed 20 February 2017

It's very big and very very famous temple of Natarajan Swamy.. I have went to temple and spend a half day..So many foreigners visiting this temple.

Thank Yuvaraj S
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This is a unique, and only one of its kind Natraj Temple. Lord's Idol is very beautiful, the temple is very big and a good show of dravidian architecture. There are two more temple. Peaceful ambiance you can spend some time there. Main temple is...More

Thank Lav P
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I went to Chidambaram from Pondicherry.. Local buses are available always from Pondicherry main bus stand from 6.30 am .. The journey takes about 2 hours .. Natarajan temple is where the legend of Nataraja started ,an ancient and holy place.. Here the Nataraja is...More

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Keshav C
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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
3 August 2016|
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Response from hskmuaero | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is possible to cover both the temples in a single day. Even if its festival time one temple you can visit in the morning (better reach early morning atleast by 7.00 hrs) and finish pooja, dharshan, lunch etc and start... More