Tiruchendur, located on the shores of the Gulf of Munnar, is one of the six abodes of Lord Subramanya and has one of the most beautiful natural settings of any temple in Tamil Nadu. According to legend, Lord Subramanya annihilated the Demon King Surapadman at this spot. In fact, the word Tiruchendur means a sacred and prosperous town of victory. The temples of Alwarthirunagar and Srivaikuntam are also worth visiting.
Thiruchendur Murugan Temple
Thiruchendur Murugan Temple is an ancient Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Murugan situated in Tamil Nadu, India. The puranic name or historical name for this temple is Jayanthipuram.
Valli Cave Temple
Valliamman Cave Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Tamil Goddess Sri Valli, Consort of Lord Muruga, situated in the northeast corner of Thiruchendur Murugan temple complex.
Sri Subrahmanya Swamy Temple
Sri Subrahmanya Swamy Temple is an ancient Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Murugan situated in Tamil Nadu, India. The puranic name or historical name for this temple is Jayanthipuram.
Panchalamkurichi & Kattabomman Memorial Fort
Panchalamkurichi & Kattabomman is located 58 km from Tiruchendur. From here the great warrior “Veerapandiya Kattabomman” raised his voice against the British regime in the 17th Century A.D. The fort was converted as a memorial by the Govt. of Tamil Nadu in 1974. Within the memorial Hal!, there are beautiful paintings on the walls depicting the heroic deeds of the saga.
Melaputhukudi Ayyanar Temple
Arunchunai Kaatha Ayyanar Temple is located in Ayyanarsunai River Bank Natural water gushes out from the spring at this place. This Temple is dedicated to Village Deity Ayyanar.
Arulmigu Senthil Andavar Temple
Thiruchendur Murugan temple is known as the second Arupadai Veedu of Lord Muruga. Lord Muruga won the battle with the asura, Surapadma, and worshipped Lord Shiva in this sacred place. The temple is situated along the shores of the Bay of Bengal.
Best Time To Visit Thiruchendur
The best time to visit Thiruchendur is from October to March. October to March offers the best climate for tourist activities and pilgrimage. The season is good to visit suburban areas in Thiruchendur. June to September is good for temple visits and short trips. Thiruchendur has a moderate climate all through the year. The summer season is from March to May and offers a temperate climate with atmospheric temperature ranges from 25°C to 39°C. People prefer temple visits in the evenings. Monsoon season is from June to September and is accompanied by medium rainfalls. The period is good for short trips and temple visits. The Winter season is from December to February and is very pleasant with a mercury level of 21°C to 34°C.