Chidambaram is an industrial destination and a well-known pilgrimage center for various Hindu pilgrims. Knows for its historic shrines and great architectural heritage, Chidambaram is the place where the concept of Lord Shiva as the celestial dancer was firstly depicted. The city is marked by tall and towering shrines in its backdrop and becomes one of the holiest destinations of the state. Chidambaram holiday packages are very popular among people from different parts of India who come to enjoy its rich culture including music and dance, festival traditions and religious grandeur.
Mid-March - end June
June - end September
Annual rainfall -280 cm
Late November To Mid-February
Chidambaram Nataraja Temple:
Spread over an area of 40 acres, it is one of the ancient temples of Tamil Nadu. The temple also features Sivakamiamman Temple and a hall having thousand of pillars.
This place is famous for the Dakshinamurthi shrine and the God of wisdom. It also features the famous Mayiladuthurai Temple.
Located 30 km away from Chidambaram, it is a small place where you can come across a number of religious places. The place has got a brick structured temple constructed during 1113 A.D. It houses an idol of dancing God Shiva that reflects the Pala art. It features Devara Shrine and Karakkoil that are must visit attractions on your Chidambaram trip.