Visit the beautiful Nataraja Temple

If you hold a keen interest in history and spirituality then visiting Nataraja Temple  is a must for you. The temple is one of the most famous temples that are dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Explore the Pichavaram mangrove Forest

Just a short drive from Chidambaram can take you to the second largest mangrove forest in the world named as Pichavaram mangrove forest. It is a peaceful place where you can also enjoy boat rides through its waterways.

Visit and explore the Thilai Kali Amman Temple

The temple is totally dedicated to Goddess Kali. The temple’s beautiful structure and beautiful statues are its primary attraction and tourists from all around the country specially visit here just to experience these two things.

Get amazed by the architecture of Govindraja Perumal Temple

You will definitely get amazed after seeing the beautiful architecture of Govindaraja Perumal Temple. The temple is totally dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Its stunning carvings and grand beautifully decorated entrance tower known as gopuram are its primary attractions.

Visit the Annamalai University

It is one of the India’s oldest and most respected universities. Its campus are unique it feels like a historic picture book that has huge buildings and beautiful gardens where you can walk and feel peace.

Check out the amazing Chidambaram Museum

The museum beautifully showcases the interesting history and culture of the region. Inside the museum you can see many old things like statues, pottery and other object which are considered to be hundreds of years old isn’t it interesting?

Attend the Annual Natyanjali Dance Festival

The Natyanjai Dance Festival is typically held in February or March. The dance festival in Chidambaram is a celebration of classical Indian dance. The interesting thing is that people from across India visit here to perform ancient Indian classical dance.

Relax and have fun at the Chidambaram Backwater

Visiting this beautiful waterways will give you a sense of calmness along with amazing scenic views of nature all around you. You’ll see a lot of green plants or you might spot beautiful birds and other animals.

Explore the amazing Vaitheeswaran Koil

Vaitheeswaran Koil is located nearby to the Chidambaram. It is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. In this region Lord Shiva is known as Vaidyanathar, the god of healing.

Have fun on the beaches of Poompuhar

A short drive from Chidambaram can take you to the beautiful beaches of Poompuhar that are perfect for a relaxing day by the sea. You can enjoy the soft sand, gentle waves and melodious sound of the sea at these beaches.

Visit the beautiful Thirunallar Saneeswaran Temple

A short journey from Chidambaram can take you to the beautiful Thirunallar Saneeswaran Temple. The temple is totally dedicated to Lord Shani. This temple is a very important place where people come to seek blessings from God and relief from bad luck.

Shop for handicrafts and other local product

You can easily find many unique and interesting items in these markets. There are awesome hand made items and souvenirs that are made by the talented local artisan