Annamalaiyar Temple, Yercaud, Tamil Nadu

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Things To do in Yercaud


Perched at a height of 1400 meters above sea level, the Annamalaiyar Temple in Yercaud is a stunning Shiva Temple featuring a single tower adorned with colorful idols. From the temple viewpoint, visitors can enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding hills, including the Servaroyan Temple, coffee plantations, orange groves, and spice gardens. The temple itself, with its simple yet beautiful structure, is adorned with small and moderate towers painted in an array of vibrant colors. A striking red pyramid-shaped lamp tower adds to the temple's allure, particularly when illuminated on full moon evenings. While the temple and viewpoint are distinct attractions, the serene ambiance and picturesque vistas make it a preferred picnic spot for families. For adventurous travelers, the nearby cardamom and coffee estates offer enchanting trails to explore, making this a must-visit destination for families and friends alike.

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