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Vedagiriswarar Temple

State Highway 58, Thirukalukundram 603109, India
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Went there riding on a two wheeler and the quickest route is via Thiruporur, which can be reached... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SubashSL
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Chennai (Madras), India
On the way from Mahabalipuram to Chennai..a divine experience

Last weekend, after finishing with Mahabalipuram, the driver suggested this place on the way back... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DrValliappan
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Coimbatore, India
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State Highway 58, Thirukalukundram 603109, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there riding on a two wheeler and the quickest route is via Thiruporur, which can be reached via Old Mahabalipuram Road going towards Chengalpattu.You may go via Mahablipuram too via ECR (East Coast Road) but that is some additional distance. At Thiruporur you can...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Last weekend, after finishing with Mahabalipuram, the driver suggested this place on the way back to Chennai. This is actually two temples with one on ground and another on a hillock (about 585 steps and steep in many places). Certainly not a climb in hot...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

We visited in July 017 at the top of the mountain and this place is known as Eagle temple. The deity inside the temple is amazing and you will have panoramic views once you reach the top which is around ~500 steps think so, it...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

It is located near the Thirukalukundram Busstand.At the bottom,we pray Bakthavachaleshwarar and Thiripura Sundari and at the top,we pray Vedhagiriswarar and Chokkanayagi. Sacred pond is also in temple.Temple is well maintained.

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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Ancient and hallowed temple for Lord Shiva , Lord exudes peace , Lord Muruga is unique here on a specific date holy conch manifests by itself in the temple pond there is a temple on the foot hills and a temple atop the hillock ,...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We have 2 temples here, one in hill top and another below the hill. We visited the temple below the hill. It has the similar architecture as Thiruvannamalai. Sangu temple: the famous aspect of this temple is they will found sangu(Chank) in the big pond(theppa...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Vedagiriswarar temple complex, popularly known as Kazhugu koil (Eagle temple). The consists of two temple structures, one in the foothill and the other atop the hill. The main attraction, the large temple hilltop temple houses the deity of shiva known as Vedagiriswarar. The temple at the...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2015

I recently visited this temple with friends.This temple is located 15km from chengalpattu.We have two shivan temples one at the hill and one at the bottom.we had to climb nearly 500 steps to reach the hill temples.One of the ancient and powerful shivan temple.Best time...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2015

Situated 15km from Mahabalipuram (you can drive by car or by tuc-tuc), the temple is situated on the top of a hill, You have to climb about 500 steps (medium difficulty), but as a reward, you get some sublime views from the top and can...More

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