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Thiruthani Murugan Temple

Thiruthani

Thiruthani Murugan Temple Overview

Ranked 3 of 3 sightseeing in Thiruthani
Thiruthani Murugan Temple is a famous and ancient temple dedicated to Lord Muruga or Subrahmanya is located on a hilltop at Thiruthani. Legends have it that Lord Muruga got married to Valli at this holy place. This temple attracts a large number of pilgrims every year from near and far off places.
Devotees coming here go up a winding flight of 365 steps indicating the number of days in a year. There is also a road which reaches the temple complex at the summit. The architecture of the temple and its gopurams (towers) and the sculpture of statues are eye-catching. The gold jewellery and garland decoration of the main idol further adds to its grandeur. Next to the presiding deity, there is a shrine dedicated to Lord Ganesh as well. There are large water tanks in and around the temple.
Publications, calendars, rosaries, images and pictures of the deity, souvenir mementoes and puja articles are available in the shops around the temple.
Nallatur Arulmigu Veera Anjaneya temple, Arulmigu Arumugaswami temple, Narasimma swamy temple, Velanjeri mangaleswar Sivan temple are nearby famous temples.
There are ample buses and vans available to the temple from Thiruthani base. Winter is the best time to visit Thiruthani Murugan Temple.

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