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"Home to One of the 'Arupadaiveedu' (Six Abodes of Murugan)"

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A small town in India’s state of Tamil Nadu, Thiruthani is renowned for two things - the popular one being the fifth haven of Thiruthani Murugan Temple or Sri Subramanya Swamy Temple (Lord Muruga), and the birthplace of late Dr. Sarvapalli Radha Krishnan, who was the first president of India. The temple of Sri Subramanya Swamy, attracts devotees from all over the country, throughout the year.

Situated along Kanchipuram to Tirupati route, Thirithani is nestled 15 kilometers from the border of Andhra Pradesh. Other than Sri Subramanya Swamy Temple, multiple other shrines gain equal importance as well, such as, the Santhana Venugopalapuram Temple, which is also known as Nimbaka Kshethram, and the 9th-century Veetrirunda Perumal Temple witnesses many tourists and devotees every year. Thiruthani isn’t only about the cultural centers. Several attractions are also loved by nature lovers like hills, lakes, etc.

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It is best to cover up and dress appropriately while visiting the temples of Thiruthani.
Also, be aware of your belongings especially in crowded places, including the temples.

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What is famous about Thiruthani?

This town caters to both nature lovers and cultural or religious devotees. Getting immersed in the culture, marvelling at the architecture, and seeking serenity. These three traits are what one would get while exploring the religious sites of Thiruthani. Along with this nature lovers can enjoy the hills, lakes, and lagoons where nature, flora, and fauna truly thrives.

What is not so good about Thiruthani?

Since it is a small town, Thiruthani calls it a day very early on. So, there is no nightlife, plus all the shops shut down early. Thiruthani truly feels deserted as the sun goes down.

Who should visit Thiruthani?

The town, Thiruthani is perfect for couples, solo travelers, and families, who love visiting temples, admiring architecture, nature, and learning about traditions and culture.

What is the best time to visit Thiruthani?

Although humid throughout the year, Thiruthani is best to be visited during the wet and cooler months, which is from September to February. If visitors can brave the heat, they can visit during very dry and very hot months, which is from March to July where the sun shines between 5 to 10 hours a day. And the average temperature ranges between 35 to 37 degrees Celsius and at night it drops down between 22 to 27 degrees Celsius.
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What is the best way to reach Thiruthani?

  • By Air: The closest airports are the Tirupati Airport (61 km away) and Chennai International Airport (67 km away)
  • By Rail: Thiruthani is well connected to the railway network with its own train station - Tiruttani (TRT).
  • By Road: You can hire taxis or take buses to reach Thiruthani from nearby cities.

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What are the places near Thiruthani?

The top places near to Thiruthani are Chennai which is 14 km from Thiruthani, Mahabalipuram which is located 36 km from Thiruthani, Pondicherry which is located 121 km from Thiruthani, Pulicat which is located 54 km from Thiruthani, Bodinayakkanur which is located 54 km from Thiruthani

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