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Chidambaram Nataraja Temple

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East Car Street, Chidambaram | Vijay Gems, 608001, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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
Thank guiltfreeexpressions
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Thank Bala S
Reviewed 29 October 2018

You don't / can't review places of worhip !! This is a very venerable old temple, well run by a group of priests. A well known icon of beauty and veneration, a sacred belief of " Chidambara Rahasyam "--which you should learn about from the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

This beautiful temple fills one with a sense of awe. The gopuram displays magnificent art-carvings of Gods and Goddesses. The main temple is of Nataraja that is, Shiva as the Lord of Dance. If we go further inside, there are shrines of Lord Vishnu in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

Chidambaram Nataraja temple is magnificently built by the Cholas and stands as a testimony for our cultural heritage.The beauty of the architecture is that one can stand at intersection place and worship both Govindaraja perumal and Nataraja. Similarly, there is also one point near the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mukesh t
Reviewed 26 August 2018

The Famous Cosmic Dancer and Historical Temple in Natarajar Temple in Tamil Nadu, South India. Very Good Pilgrimage Temple

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Great pious architecture in the heart of the South. Highly recommended. About an hour’s distance from Pondycherry.

Date of experience: August 2018
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29 August 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.
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