Tourism in Chidambaram

Chidambaram TourismChidambaram, located in the eastern part of Tamil Nadu is a famous tourist place known for its holy places and enormous architectural heritage. Giant and lofty shrines score the scenery of this city and hence Chidambaram is judged to be one of the virtuous cities of Tamil Nadu. Chidambaram houses a large number of sculptures and bronze images that portrays Lord Shiva as the celestial dancer. Added to this, there are many picturesque tourist attractions that leave the domestic and international visitors speechless. The pretty hamlet is an ideal destination for tourists who are planning to refresh and rejuvenate in their summer vacation. The best season to visit Chidambaram is between the months of October and March because of its ideal weather condition.

Travel in Chidambaram

Tourism in ChidambaramMany buses are available for the tourists to visit the different places in Chidambaram. Mini buses in Chidambaram are provided for local transportation requirements and autos are the common public transport method accessible by everyone. Further, the railway station in Chidambaram enables the tourists to travel to many places from Mayiladuthurai to Villupuram. Considering the need of tourists, daily express trains are made available to different parts of Tamil Nadu such as Chennai, Rameswaram, and Manamadurai. Passenger train facility to Nagore, and Bangalore can be utilized. Thus, bus and rail transportation enable every travelers to visit many places in and around Chidambaram.

Temples in Chidambaram

Chidambaram Temples
The temples in Chidambaram reflect the tradition and culture of the city practised during the ancient period.  International tourists get the opportunity to monitor the powerful religious loyalty of the Tamil people.

Some of the famous temples in Chidambaram include Vaitheeswaran Koil, Chathapurinathar Temple, Tirunallurpperumanam Temple, Tiruvetkalam Temple and much more.

Waterfalls in ChidambaramWaterfalls in Chidamabaram

Huge number of tourists is giving their vote to Agaya Gangai as the best waterfall near Chidambaram. Beema Falls near Thiruvannamalai and Agaya Gangai in Neyveli are considered to be the most visited waterfalls in the city.

Food in Chidambaram

Chidambaram FoodUnlimited choices of food are available and there are various restraurants in Chidambaram offering an array of dishes. Hotel Saradharam and Grand Palace are some of the famous star hotels that serve appetizing food. Usually, the hotels in Chidambaram are completely packed with many people during lunch and dinner time. Babu restaurant is a popular restaurant in which they serve good quality vegetarian food for veggie people. The specialty of this hotel is they follow a South Indian style serving with banana leaves, and sauce bucket.

If you are planning to taste both veg and non-veg food, then TTDC Hotel Tamil Nadu is best and it also has a roof top bar creating a joy among the bachelors. Apart from this, the other hotels of Chidambaram are Hotel Ritz, Hotel Royal Plaza, R K Residency Hotel, Hotel Palace and few more are available.

Chidambaram Tourism and Development Corporation
Address: Railway Feeder Road, Chidambaram - 608 001
Contact Number: 04144-238739

Tourist Central Reservation Office
Chidambaram - 608001
Phone No. 04144-238739

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