A beautiful temple town in the Cuddalore District of Tamil Nadu, Chidamabaram is famous for housing the marvellous Lord Nataraja Temple and the famed chariot festival. Situated 250 kms away from the city of Chennai, Chidambaram has been a place of architectural glory and religious importance since antiquity.
It has been ruled by several dynasties over time namely Cholas, Pandyas, Vijayanagar rulers, Marathas and the British. Due to the cultural influences, it boasts of a rich heritage and traditions. It is famous for its many temples which are a marvellous rendition of the Dravidian style of architecture and a beautiful representation of Dravidian culture.
Apart from its authentic history, the town is a slice of paradise for nature lovers and bird watchers. Pichavaram backwater is one of the many highlights of this region. For tourists, Chidambaram is all about relishing nature's beauty and soaking up the spirituality ambience.
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Excellent for religious tourism and to explore the culture of Tamil Nadu. Engage with the tight-knit community and unravel the secrets of Dravida architecture
Not easy to reach since it is at least 4 hours away from a metro city. Not many options for accommodation.
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