Thiruchendur Murugan Temple, Thiruchendur

Must see · Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Head to Thiruchendur Murugan Temple and see one of India's largest and most visited temples. Dedicated to Lord Murugan, the 40 m (133 ft) sandstone tower represents one of six sacred temple complexes of the Kaumaram region, and the only one located by the sea. Pilgrims from around the world visit the holy place every year. You can see the tall, thin, pyramid-shaped Dravidian design from all around the city; up close you can marvel at the seemingly countless intricate figures making up the facade. Before you head to Thiruchendur, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Thiruchendur online day trip planner, to make sure you see all that Thiruchendur has to offer, including Thiruchendur Murugan Temple.
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  • This temple which is a short drive from Tuticorin, is a very historic Murugan temple and on of the holiest Murugan temples and is one the six abodes or Aru Padai Veedu. Nice, beautiful temple to visit  more »
  • With lord Muruga as main deity one of the six abode of Muruga. Very famous for Skanda Sasti. Sea shore temple. ALways crowd will be there  more »
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