Places To Visit In Thiruvannamalai

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Here are the top 9 tourist attractions to see in Thiruvannamalai:

1. Sathanur Dam

Sathanur Dam

4.2

23 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Thiruvannamalai

Sathanur Dam, a stunning engineering marvel, is located at a distance of 30 kilometres from the city of Thiruvannamalai in Tamil Nadu. This breathtaking structure has been built over River Thenpennai (River Pennaiyar) flowing through the Chennakesava Hills in Thandarampet Taluk. The reservoir is cal...

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2. Annamalaiyar temple


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Annamalaiyar temple

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1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Thiruvannamalai

Annamalaiyar Temple, a breathtaking temple complex dedicated to Lord Shiva, is located in the bustling town of Thiruvannamalai, at the base of Annamalai Hills in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. As you walk closer to the grand temple complex, you'll notice how marvellously the structures have b...

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3. Gingee Fort

Gingee Fort

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35 kms
from city center

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Also known as the Chenji Fort, this is an ancient structure last modified in the 13th century by the Vijayanagara Emperors. Called the 'Troy of the East' by the British, this fort has impressed many by its strength and architecture.

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4. Ramana Ashram


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Ramana Ashram

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1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Thiruvannamalai

It is located at the foothills of Aruchana hills and people from all over the world visit the place to relax and refresh themselves from the maddening crowd of the city.

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Top Hotels in Thiruvannamalai

  • Sparsa Resort Thiruvanamalai

    Staring from INR 3,699

  • Athena Hotel

    Staring from INR 2,975

  • Arpanaa Hotel

    Staring from INR 3,000

5. Skandashramam

Skandashramam

3.2

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Thiruvannamalai

Close to the Arunachaleshwar temple and the Ramana Ashram, this is one of the caves where the saint Ramana spent his period of stay in Thiruvannamalai. In order to reach this destination, one needs to trek a long way. The view from the top is definitely worth it.

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6. Virupaksha Cave

Virupaksha Cave

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2 kms
from city center

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This unique cave aashram is in the shape of the Hindu symbol OM. The cave is situated atop a small peak in the Arunachala Hill, nearly 200 feet below the Skandasram cave.

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7. Tiruamalai

Tiruamalai

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41 kms
from city center

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On the outskirts of the town, lies this beautiful temple complex which has four Jain temples, 3 Jain caves. It also houses a 16 feet tall statue of Mahavira erected in 12th century AD and is the tallest Jain statue in India.

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8. Mamara Guhai

Mamara Guhai

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1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Thiruvannamalai

Literally translated, Mamara Guhai means the 'Tree Caves'. This is a religious spot in the hilly terrain of Thiruvannamalai. It is believed that this is the cave where the mystic saint Sri Ramana Maharishi carried out penances and meditation for six years.

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9. Seshadri Swamigal Ashram

Seshadri Swamigal Ashram

3.2

2 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Thiruvannamalai

Located near Ramana Aashram, this aashram has a history of its own! Mahan Sri Seshadri Swamigal was a 20th century saint who had displayed majestic powers.

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