A fascinating Pallava temple in the Chola heartland, with extremely intricate architecture throughout the temple. The complex also houses a separate cave temple for Lord Siva, and a huge inscription on classical music.… Read More Shikanathar, Kudumiyanmalai, Pudukkottai
A small but serene Chola temple near Moovar Koil, in Kodumbalur. Currently maintained by the ASI.
… Read More Muchukundeswarar, Kodumbalur, Tiruchirappalli
Ancient temple complex of 3 shrines for Siva (of which only 2 remain), regarded as possibly the earliest surviving prototype of early medieval Chola temples and temple architecture… Read More Moovar Kovil, Kodumbalur, Tiruchirappalli
Hill temple where Murugan, as Dandayuthapani, sports a sugarcane instead of His Vel… Read More Bala Dandayuthapani, Chettikulam, Perambalur
Siva temple and Kubera sthalam, featuring exceptional architecture… Read More Ekambareswarar, Chettikulam, Perambalur
Birthplace of Sundaramurti Nayanar and a temple that has been in existence in all four yugams… Read More Bhaktajaneswarar, Tirunavalur, Viluppuram