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Chidambaram Nataraja Temple

East Car Street, Chidambaram | Vijay Gems, 608001, India
+91 93450 05815
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Not much crowded in week days

This temple is very beautiful place to get blessed from natraj Shiva, lots of shop selling statue... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
temple of dance

This temple has 108 representations of Shiva dancing. It is always multiples of 3. 1 + 0 + 8 = 9... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Astur P
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This is one of the most significant temples in the region.
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East Car Street, Chidambaram | Vijay Gems, 608001, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This temple is very beautiful place to get blessed from natraj Shiva, lots of shop selling statue of lord Shiva in the form of natraj, inside the temple there is shop selling different food item.

Thank maushami
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This temple has 108 representations of Shiva dancing. It is always multiples of 3. 1 + 0 + 8 = 9. The 3.6.9 are very important. It is essential to go with a guide if you do not understand anything. It is a center of...More

Thank Astur P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the default Kovil for shaivism. Talking about deity, the Chidambaram temple is one of the panjabhootasthal and the only temple in which Shiva is worshiped in a human form at the sanctum. The lord is seen in the nataraja form. This particular pose...More

Thank beaming_budha
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Magnificent Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva in the form of dancing Nataraja. Shiva is worshipped here as space (One of the 5 elements that gives life-Panchabhoota) Early morning is the best time to visit so that you avoid crowd. Modest dress is recommended for...More

Thank akshayhejjaji
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Recommended to visit when visiting Tamil Nadu. We had a nice guide (K.Saravanan) who was still in college at that time but was very knowledgable. He can be contacted by calling 8344246257

Thank jcr144
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We were very lucky to have been given a tour by a friend of a friend, who was very happy to tell us about his religion. Although feeling a little out of place as non-Hindu tourists, none of the devotees there seemed to mind. We...More

Thank Pete M
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Natarajar Temple in Chidambaram is a place to visit. One of a very old temple in south India with a story of its own on its origin and very interesting to hear from the the temple Deekshithars. You can worship both Lord Natarajar and Lord...More

Thank VVAS78
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Nataraja temple in Chidambaram is a very rare temple, where saivites and vaishnavites can worship. The temple which is huge, large is just magnificent, The stone sculpture is possibly the best in the country - each pillar demands your attention. The eastern gopuram diplays the...More

Thank nana16march
Reviewed 17 July 2017

chidambaram lord shiva in the shape of aakasa linga instituted and lord nataraza idle will also be of great attraction to the toursists.archak made us to wait before akasa linga putting a curtain. when he removed the curtain nothing is seen saying that is chidamabara...More

Thank Ganeshbabu C
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Was awestruck when we reached this beautiful temple..it's so magnanimous..we feel we are so small..the planning, the architecture, every detail is so well planned. We drove from pondicherry in the evening..the roads were very nice..it took us one and half hours to reach here. May...More

Thank Mamta H
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4 October 2017|
Response from Mamta H | Reviewed this property |
hello sir, sorry I won't be able to answer your question as we went there in the car and left our slipper & luggage in the car. any other thing I can clarify thanks mamta
26 September 2017|
Response from Mamta H | Reviewed this property |
no.. I travel a lot
Keshav C
12 September 2016|
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Response from Nagsri | Reviewed this property |
Salwar kameez with dupatta is advisable. I have seen girls with jeans and tops also there.. But for men, If they want to go inside shrine i.e. nataraja. they have to remove their shirt. thanks