Viralimalai Murgum Temple, Trichy Overview

Viralimalai Murugan Temple is located in the centre of the Viralimalai town of Trichy. The temple is one of the most popular temples in Tamil nadu. The temple derives its name from the Viralimalai hill, where it is located.

In order to reach the temple you have to climb up a flight of about 207 stairs. On the way, there are also certain mandapams providing rest rooms for the devotees. The temple is surrounded by orchards and varieties of tress, mainly Kura trees. You can also see numerous peacocks and squirrels around the temple complex. Within the premises of the temple, there is a statue of Kashyapa and Narad Muni along with several sculptures of Arumugan and Arunagirinathar, on its pillars. The temple houses an idol of Lord Muruga, who is seated on a peacock. The temple pooja is performed 6 times a day.

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