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TIRUVANNAMALAI

The main road South from Chennai towards Pondicherry brings you to this temple town- there are over 100 temples in it. It has one of the South India's largest temples sprawling over an area of 25 acres.

Arunachaleswara Temple:

Arunachaleswara Temple is dedicated to Tejo Lingam, the fire incarnation of the god. A gopuram rises up to 200 feet with 11 sculptures stones. Behind the temple is a magnificent courtyard of 1000 pillars. 'Girivalam' is the major event during the festival being held here.

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