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Chidambaram Nataraja Temple

Closed Now: 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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 days ago via mobile

One among the panchabootha stalams aakasha lingam Beautiful big temple with many deities with natarajar and shivakami Amma shrines

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nataraja temple is well known for its history. If you are a Hindu devotee, you should visit the temple in your lifetime.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the oldest and ancient temple of India. One of the architectural pride of TN. Though temple premises are neatly maintained, some improvements can be done on cleanliness. Prasadam is really good, although by purchase. Priest are all not looking divine for this divine...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rak_anup
Reviewed 11 February 2019

The Natarajan Temple is located in a small town called Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu. The temple was built in 10th century when Chidambaram was the capital of Chola Kingdom untill the capital was moved to Thanjavur. The temple is located very near to the main bus...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 February 2019 via mobile

Ancient temple to visit. Bad smell not only at the outer piraharam but also near karpagiraham. Prasadam are expensive.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Saravanan P
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Temple Is very good. But the Priest ask to pay everyone Rs.150 to see the the Idol near. Too much. They collect atleast 1000 people everyday. No tax. Not going to temple. No bill. Everyone please avoid paying bloody blood sucker.they ask money for our...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

It was nice to visit the temple with friends, it was raining but we enjoyed it.A new way of worshiping Shiva as Vaidhya was seen.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 26 December 2018 via mobile

This revered Temple spread around 40-50 acres is considered as one of the 5 element Temple representing the sky element.Though the Temple complex is huge the sanctum sanctorum is relatively small,TThe outermost prakaram or sanctum of the temple houses Goddess Parvati as Sivakami there is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

Visit the temple of natraja the dancing shiva. You can observe the puja very comfortably and it is hardly 4hours drive from Chennai and also connected by AC coaches . Start early in the morning to reach before 12 o clock there is break and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

I visited this temple in the month of November 2018.Nataraj temple had a very big premises and there are lot of small temples of Lord Ganesha,Murugan in the premises There is separate temple for Lord Shivagami and there is a temple tank.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from Rameshk1572 | Reviewed this property |
They are not strict. You can can wear tights. Temple is good. They are money minded priest. They do day time robbery. Asking 150 per person to see the god near.
29 August 2018|
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4 October 2017|
Response from mamti11_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