Religious Places in Tamil Nadu

Religious Places in Tamil Nadu

Top Religious Places in Tamil Nadu recommended by travellers

All (1927) | Temples (697) | Churches (236) | Places of Worship (182) | Lakes (76) |


  • Type: Religious Place
75%
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Thiruchendur Murugan Kovil, Thiruchendur
Rank 55
Ranked 55 of 1927
Average Rating
6.4 / 7 1
48 Ratings & 25 Reviews
Thiruchendur Murugan Kovil is the prime attraction of Thiruchendur. Thiruchendur Murugan Kovil is one among the aaru padai veedu of Lord Muruga, the others being Thiruparamkundram, Palani, Swamimalai, Thiruthani and Pazhamudhircholai. The presiding deity of Thiruchendur... Read More »
"A quiet divine place"Dec 18, 2017 "Memorable Stay"Dec 5, 2016
  • Type: Religious Place
56%
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Agnitheertham, Rameswaram
Rank 61
Ranked 61 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
5.6 / 7 1
30 Ratings & 25 Reviews
Agnitheertham, holding religious significance for Hindus, is situated at a distance of 100 metres from the Ramanathaswamy Temple. This place is located towards the east of the main entrance of the temple and is a suitable place for bathing. The water in Agnitheertham is... Read More »
"Very dirty place"Jun 16, 2017 "The Moksha Dwar"Dec 3, 2016
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  • Type: Religious Place
99%
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Gandhamadhana Parvatham, Rameswaram
Rank 177
Ranked 177 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
5.5 / 7 1
6 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Gandhamadhana Parvatam is located towards the north-west of Rameshwaram and is famous for its beautiful sunrise and sunset. It is a holy place for the pilgrims, who come to worship Lord Rama’s footprints, which can be seen within the premises of the shrine. The double... Read More »
  • Type: Religious Place
99%
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Vaitheeswaran Koil, Navagraha-Sthalas
Rank 194
Ranked 194 of 1927
Average Rating
6.1 / 7 1
4 Ratings & 3 Reviews
On the banks of River Cauvery, is the Vaitheeswaran Koil, which is dedicated to planet Mars or Mangala. The temple is located on the outskirts of the town of Myladuthurai. This is a large temple that covers a total land area of 10.7 acres, with two huge gopura towers on the... Read More »
"Temple of Lord Shiva"Aug 24, 2016 "Vaitheeswaran Temple"Jul 1, 2016
Shree Parshwa Padmavathi Shaktipeet Tirth Dham, Krishnagiri
Rank 201
Ranked 201 of 1927
Shree Parshwa Padmavathi Shaktipeet Tirth Dham, known also as Krishnagiri Shaktipeetam, is one of the major attractions at Krishnagiri. Krishnagiri Shaktipeetam, dedicated to Sri Padmavathi Devi, was founded by Sri Vasanth Gurudev-Ji and it focuses on Mathru Upasana of... Read More »
  • Type: Religious Place
99%
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Lord Thirukuttralanathar, Courtallam
Rank 209
Ranked 209 of 1927
Average Rating
6.4 / 7 1
4 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Lord Thirukuttralanathar, one of the chief worship shrines of the region is dedicated to Lord Thirukuttralanathar (Lord Shiva). The temple features numerous inscriptions that date back to Chola and Pandya kingdoms. The worship centre is surrounded by mountains and rivers,... Read More »
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  • Type: Religious Place
99%
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Vaitheeswaran Koil, Mayiladuthurai
Rank 220
Ranked 220 of 1927
Average Rating
5.4 / 7 1
4 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Vaitheeswaran Koil town is located at a distance of 14.6 km from Mayiladuthurai. It is also known as Pullirukkuvelur, a Jadayu. The town has a Shiva Temple which enshrines idols of Lord Vaithiyanathan, a form of Shiva, and Goddess Thaiyalnayagi. This temple is considered as... Read More »
  • Type: Religious Place
99%
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Uthirakosamangai, Ramanathapuram
Rank 226
Ranked 226 of 1927
Average Rating
6.5 / 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Uthirakosamangai is another religious site of Ramanathapuram, mainly known for its Shiva Temple. The idol of the presiding deity of this temple is made from emerald. This temple is also famous for the annual Arudhra Festival, held every December. Read More »
  • Type: Religious Place
99%
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Madurantakam, Kanchipuram
Rank 231
Ranked 231 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
6.5 / 7 1
2 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Madurantakam is a town in the Kanchipuram District of Tamil Nadu. It is famous for the Aeri Katha Ramar Koil, a 1300 years old temple, which is on the Villupuram-Chengalpet Highway, at a distance of 90 km from Chennai. Located near the Agricultural Reservoir Bund, the... Read More »
"An Artificial Lake"Dec 8, 2015 "!50 steps to reach temple"Jan 1, 2015
  • Type: Religious Place
99%
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Manapad, Tuticorin
Rank 233
Ranked 233 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
6.2 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Manapad is one of the religious attractions at Tuticorin, which is situated at about 60 km away. Manapad is a coastal village famous for its Holy Cross Church. This is a famous church in Tamil Nadu, which has Saint Francis Xavier as the patron Saint. Read More »
  • Type: Religious Place
99%
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Villondi Tirtham, Rameswaram
Rank 259
Ranked 259 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
5.4 / 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
Villondi Tirtham lies on the way to Pamban and is located at around 7 km from Ramanathaswamy Temple. The term Villondi means 'buried bow' and is believed to be the same spot where Lord Rama buried his bow. Before burying the bow, Lord Rama hit an arrow in the sea for quenching... Read More »
"Beautiful surrounding"Jan 21, 2015
  • Type: Religious Place
99%
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Kanchi Kudhil, Kanchipuram
Rank 315
Ranked 315 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
7.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Even though there are numerous temples all over the country, to completely understand the amalgamation of religious teachings and preaching of Hindu religion, visit the Read More »
  • Type: Religious Place
Jada Tirtham, Rameswaram
Rank 395
Ranked 395 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
5.8 / 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
Jada Tirtham is situated around 3.5 km from the main island, on the Dhanushkodi road. After killing Ravana, Lord Rama visited this place and installed Sri Rama lingam in the temple. Before installing the lingam, Lord Rama washed his Jada (hair) with water in this temple to... Read More »
"Good place to visit"Jun 27, 2016
  • Type: Religious Place
Thiruchuli, Sivakasi
Rank 397
Ranked 397 of 1927
Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Thiruchuli or Thiruchulliyal is the 10th of 14 Padal Petra Stalangal or Shivastalams in the erstwhile Pandya Empire of Tamil Nadu. Thiruchuli is famous for Sri Thirumeninatha Swamy Temple, which has ashtalingas and ten ‘theerthams’. Thiruchuli is also the birth... Read More »
"Such a wonderful place"Jun 5, 2016
  • Type: Religious Place
Theertham, Ramanathapuram
Rank 399
Ranked 399 of 1927
Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Theertham refers to the water springs, situated in the town of Rameswaram. There are a total of 36 Theerthams present in Rameswaram, out of which 22 are situated inside the temples and are said to possess medicinal properties. It is said that bathing in these water springs,... Read More »
"Nice place"Jan 16, 2016
  • Type: Religious Place
Lakshmana Tirtham, Rameswaram
Rank 510
Ranked 510 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
5.2 / 7 1
4 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Another temple at Rameshwaram is the Read More »
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  • Type: Religious Place
Erwadi, Rameswaram
Rank 632
Ranked 632 of 1927
Places to Visit in Tamil Nadu
Average Rating
6.2 / 7 1
3 Ratings
Erwadi town is situated at a distance of 24 km from Rameshwaram in the Kadaladi Taluka of Ramanathapuram District. This town lies along the sea shore between Keelakarai and Valinokkam. It is famous for the shrine or tomb of Hazrat Sultan Syed Ibrahim Sahid Aulia. The tomb... Read More »
  • Type: Religious Place
Azhiyar Siddashram, Anaimalai
Rank 675
Ranked 675 of 1927
Azhiyar Siddashram is a famous Sidda Treatment Centre which is situated on the footsteps of Anamalai Hills. This ashram features a Kayakalpa Research Foundation, which was founded by Shri Vethathiri Maharishi. It was established in 1985 and is situated close to Azhiyar Dam... Read More »
  • Type: Religious Place
Skandashramam, Thiruvannamalai
Rank 688
Ranked 688 of 1927
Located on the northern side of the Arunachala hill is the Skandashramam. This ashram is in the town of Thiruvannamalai near to the temple of Arunchaleswara and Ramana Ashram. Skandashramam is believed to be one of the ancient caves where Saint Ramana stayed during his visit... Read More »
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  • Type: Religious Place
Pazhayarai, Darasuram
Rank 696
Ranked 696 of 1927
Pazhayarai is considered as an ancient capital of the mediaeval Chola Dynasty and is around 4.2 km from Darasuram. This town also has various villages like the Nandipura Vinnagaram, Patteeswaram, Harishchandrapuram and the Thirusatti Mutram. The place is believed to be the... Read More »