Endowed with the world’s largest beach, Chennai is often visited by travellers to experience its colon-era gems, fascinating cultural mix and to get close with its welcoming locals. The heart of the automobile industry of South India, Chennai offers some great intriguing places of visit in its vicinity.
Thiruttani is a holy place located at a distance of 84 km from Chennai, the capital city of Tamilnadu. The best way to experience the temple town in a day is by booking our One day Chennai to Thiruttani Trip by Private Car.
Thiruttani is one of the Arupadaiveedu or the six major abodes of Lord Murugan. Palani, Swamimalai, Pazhamudircholai, Thiruparankundram and Thiruchendur are the other five abodes of Lord Subramanya.
Thiruttani is a prominent Hindu religious place as it is here that Lord Muruga married his consort Goddess Valli after defeating the Asuras. Legends state that Lord Vishnu regained his Chakra and Shanku back at this place. Lord Rama came here to worship Lord Subramanya after defeating Ravana.
Several festivals including Thaipusam, Kiritgai and Brahmostavam are well-celebrated in the temple, that pulls a huge crowd especially the verdant devotees of Lord Muruga. Devyani wedding is celebrated during the month of April – May while wedding with goddess Valli is celebrated during the months of February to March.
A glorious temple finds its place in several prominent Tamil literature like Tirumurugaatrupaddai.
India’s first president Dr. Saravapalli Radha Krishnan was born in Thiruttani. People can also see his school in this small town. Get interesting insights into the culture of the old town with our one day Chennai to Thiruttani Trip.
Door-step pickup from your Home / Hotel in Chennai at 7:00 AM
|Saravana Poigai||90 mins||more..|
|Arulmigu Subramanya Swamy Temple||160 mins||more..|
|Sanathana Venugopalapuram Temple||80 mins||more..|
Drop back at your Home / Hotel in Chennai by 6:00 PM
What to Expect
One Day Chennai to Thiruttani Tour takes you to witness the iconic sights of Thiruttani. Get close to nature as you climb up the hill also popular as Shantigiri, to reach the main religious site. Serene environs surrounding the hill and the green ambiance keeps its visitors enchanted. Saint Arunagirinathar had praised this hill as Bhuloka.
Our one day Chennai to Thiruttani trip, a mesmerizing religious journey begins with a visit to the sacred pond, Saravana Poigai before we proceed to the historical landmark, Subramanya Swamy Temple. Head straight to Lord Sanathana Venugopalapuram Temple as the next with our one day Thiruttani Trip.
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Places to visit during your One Day Chennai To Thiruttani Trip by Car
1. Saravana Poigai
One day Chennai to Thiruttani tour kick starts with the visit to the theertham named Saravana Poigai. Set at the foot of the sacred hill, Saravana Poigai is the holy temple pond or Teertham well known for its curative powers. Devotees take a bath in the holy waters with the belief that it will relieve them of all ailments.
- Must See/Things to do: Do wash your feet in the holy water
2. Arulmigu Subramanya Swamy Temple
Head straight to the architectural marvel, the Arulmigu Subramanya Swamy Temple with our one day Chennai to Thiruttani Trip by private cab. Devotees reach the main shrine climbing up 365 steps that is said to denote 365 days of the year.
The main shrine holds the image of Lord Shaktidharar, a manifestation of Lord Karthikeya. A distinct feature of the temple is that Lord Murugan holds Vajra Hastam in his right hand and appears with his left hand placed on his hip rather than his weapon Vel.
Another interesting feature of the temple is the image of an elephant that stands facing the opposite side of the main shrine. It also enshrines goddess Valli and goddess Devayani, the consorts of Lord Murugan.
Behind the sanctum sanctorum the image of Adhi Balasubramania, the child form of Lord Muruga graces the wall. A five tiered rajagopuram is adorned with several mythological images. A magnificent temple built in dravidian style of architecture has four prakaras and many enticing gopurams or towers.
Lord Ganesha appears in the gracious temple as Aabat Sahaya Vinayagar. Lord Bhairava can be seen along with four dogs portraying the four Vedas.
- Must See/Things to do: Pay your obeisance to Lord Karthikeya
3. Sanathana Venugopalapuram Temple
Stop by another religious site, before we call off our gratifying one day Thiruttani Trip from Chennai at the Santhana Venugopalpuram Temple. Dedicated to Lord Santhana Venugopalan, a form of Lord Krishna was earlier known as Nimbaka Kshetram.
It is believed that a visit to the place gives relief and happiness to the devotees. People would be captivated to see the image of Lord Venugopalan who appears along with Satyabhama and Rukmini.
A small but auspicious temple also enshrines Goddess Padmavathi. Other noteworthy idols within the sacred complex include that of Alwars, Acharyas and Garuda.
- Must See/Things to do: Also look for the shrines of Lord Anjaneya
One day Chennai to Thiruttani Trip by cab takes you on a blissful voyage to the most revered abode of Lord Muruga. A very ancient temple set on the single rock is a must visit to experience its divinity and serenity.
Be sure to check out our diversified range of one day tour packages from Chennai to experience the history of the capital city that harks back to 400 years and other popular places around it.
Good to know
- Hotel / Home pick-up / drop-off
- Round-trip transportation in private air-conditioned car
- Parking Charges
- Toll-gate Charges
What’s not included
- English-speaking guide
- Entry ticket fee for tourist attractions
- Breakfast / lunch / dinner