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We did our pradhakishna started at 5:30pm and ended at 9:30pm with a minimal 3 stops and not... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bengaluru, India
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Splendid experience

Girivilam or Giri pradikshana or circumambulation of Arunachaleswarar hill in Tiruvinamalai is an... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Vipin A
Lucknow, India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did our pradhakishna started at 5:30pm and ended at 9:30pm with a minimal 3 stops and not visiting any lingams...started the walk from main temple after dharshan. The path is complete tar road with side footpath at very few places. It's difficult to walk...More

Thank makams
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Girivilam or Giri pradikshana or circumambulation of Arunachaleswarar hill in Tiruvinamalai is an experience in itself . Its 14 Kms, end to end from wherever you start . As per the famous saint Sri Ramana Maharishi , this hill is Lord Siva in mortal form...More

Thank Vipin A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Girivalam is beautiful.Shadow of the trees helping a lot in hot August days. The temple is gorgeous indeed!

Thank Vesna J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic temple Huge with Big Vimanas Spiritual Environment Well maintained inside the sanctum Must visit place to feel the Spirituality

Thank PrasannaPB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many time, We visited Thiruvannamalai Temple - Today, First Time we had a chance to walk through Girivalam Path, Surrounding Thiruvannamalai Rock - Full Credit to Lord Shiva to help us complete that. We started early 4.15 AM, October 3 2018 - Very Calm Road...More

1  Thank Kannan K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome and unforgettable spiritual experience.But more police presence to safeguard the process might help.

Thank HolyBrother
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Anyone coming here will feel drawn to go around the Holy Arunachala which is roughly 14 kilometers . Most people choose to go around without the foot ware and the lord shivas name on their lips . Best time is to go early morning at...More

3  Thank kamakshi2015
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

my father used to go girivalam every month...chithra pournami girivalam was so special... so there was unexpected huge crowd for girivalam this month... if you circumulate the annamalayar hill with full divinity surely u will notice inner peace... 8 lingam temples were there in girivalam...More

4  Thank Nandhini S
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Divinity of lord arunachleshwar and the girivalam temples by the side is imposing experience.Darshan was fairly easy with no long queue.Do not travel in summer.

Thank GaneshD276
Reviewed 19 July 2018

A must for all visitors going around the hill gives you a mental satisfaction and peace of mind and washes away your karma.

Thank lakshmisrihari16
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1 October 2018|
Response from venkat68 | Reviewed this property |
You have to walk a distance of 14kms circling the mountain..
28 May 2018|
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Response from SSivasankaran | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You can. You will be circumbulating the hill. 90% don't wear slippers, some do.
RajivSrinivasan R
14 May 2018|
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Response from AnandP2507 | Reviewed this property |
Visit the temple first. Offer prayers to Lord Arunachaleswara and Mother Unnamulaiamman and then proceed to perform the Girivalam. It's seeking their blessings before performing the Girivalam. Though performing the Girivalam... More