Things To do in Chidambram


Chidambaram, a beautiful temple town in the Cuddalore District of Tamil Nadu, is famous for the magnificent Lord Nataraja Temple and the renowned chariot festival. Situated 250 kms away from Chennai, it has been a place of architectural glory and religious importance since ancient times. Ruled by various dynasties including Cholas, Pandyas, Vijayanagar rulers, Marathas, and the British, Chidambaram boasts a rich heritage and traditions influenced by diverse cultures. The town is famous for its splendid temples, showcasing the Dravidian style of architecture and reflecting the Dravidian culture. Nature enthusiasts and bird watchers can also enjoy the paradise of Pichavaram backwater, adding to the allure of Chidambaram as a destination for appreciating nature's beauty and spiritual ambience.

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