A historical temple with a golden roof and a thousand pillared hall exhibiting the chola architecture.
An institution with more than 4000 students offering education in Medical Engineering, Agriculture, Management, Music, Dance, Arts and Science.
The back water with dense forest, suitable for boating, fishing and swimming.
Once a danish settlement tranquebar (also known as Tharangambadi) has a quaint charm. It is 40kms from Chidambaram. Danish arachitecture and the calm sea shore are the main attractions of Tranquebar.
Mother Thillai Kali appears with four faces as Lord Brahmma. Mother Saraswathi as Veena Vidyambika and Lord Dakshinamurthi in female form praised as Kadambavana Dakshina Rupini grace the devotees from their shrines in the prakara. Devotees pray her lighting lamps on Thursdays seeking high education and academic achievements. Probably, this is the only temple where Lord Dakshinamurthi appears in a female form.
Another Siva temple built by Rajendra Chola known to be an architectural replica of the Tanjore Temple.
For believers in astrology and the influence of planets over individual destiny, Tamil Nadu is a great destination. Indian astrology is determined by the planetary position of nine planets and there are temples located in Tamilnadu representing each. All nine of them are located within a 100 kilometers from Chidambaram. Tamil Nadu is the only state where the temples dedicated to the nine celestial bodies are located in such close proximity.