This is also an ancient town in the state of Tamilnadu. This district existed in the 1989 by bifurcating from the north arcot districts. Its area is about 6191 sq.km. Landscape of hills and plains, Tiruvanamalai is the district headquarters, which has a junction of two important arterial roads. This town is famous for its role-play is military operations from at least the 15th century onwards and up to the end of the Mysore wars. This district today is bounded by Vellore district in the north and west, on the southwest by Dharmapurai district and on the south by Villupuram district, on the east by Kancheepuram district and now known as a holistic land of Hindu religion.
The Arunachala Temple
This is the most holistic spot of this place. This temple is the largest one in the south of the country. It is built of 200ft and eleven-storied gopuram (tower). This temple is filled with pilgrims during the Tamil month karthigai’ the festival celebrated with lamps of fire. The pilgrims devote their faith with a 18km walk around the hill to worship the lord and the natural vision of the hills resembles as of lord Siva is lying on the earth is a belief. Nearly you have, Sri Ramana Ashram, Sri Seshastri ashram and yogi ram surathkumar Ashram are the other important devotional places located here.
Tiruvanamalai Tour Information
The other specified location is sathanur Dam. Which is situated across the Thenpennai River is a good picnic spot for the tourists.
How to get there Tiruvanamalai
The nearest airport is Chennai
This place is situated between katpadi and villupuram Junction by rail route.
It is connected with various parts of the cities and towns in the State.