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Swamimalai is one of the important religious centers in Tamilnadu located at a distance of 36 kms from Thanjavur city. Swamimalai is famous for Arupadaivaadu - one of the six abodes of Lord Murugan.

A flight of 60 steps leads to the temple which has an impressive gopuram. The temple has an imposing golden chariot made of seven kilos of gold, 85 kilos of silver and other metals like copper etc.



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FAQ of Swamimalai, Tamil Nadu

Ques: Where is Swamimalai Located?

Ans: Swamimalai is a Town located in Thanjavur District situated in South Indian state (Province) of Tamil Nadu. Swamimalai Swaminathaswamy Temple dedicated to Lord Muruga (Lord Subramanya) is one of the six holy Shires of Lord Muruga called Arupadaivaadu. One of the main Pilgrimage destination in Tamil Nadu, this city is covered by many number of temples. Swamimalai Bronze Icons are best know the Bronze idols and statues. Swamimalai is about 35 kms from Thanjavur city, 7 kms from Kumbakonam.

Ques: How to Reach Swamimalai?

Ans: You can reach by Road.

Nearest Airports:

  • Trichy (Tiruchirappali) approx 80kms / 2hrs
  • Madurai approx 220kms / 5hrs

Nearest main Railway Station :

  • Kumbakonam approx 7kms / 15min
  • Thanjavur approx 30kms / 1hr
  • Mayiladuturai J Approx 36kms / 1hr

Nearby Important tourist destinations:

  • Thanjavur approx35kms / 1hr
  • Kumbakonam approx7kms / 15min
  • Trichy (Tiruchirappali) approx 80kms / 2hrs
  • Madurai approx 211kms / 5hrs
  • Pondicherry approx 135kms / 4hrs
  • Chennai approx 290kms / 6hrs

Ques: How is the weather in Swamimalai and Best time to visit Swamimalai?

Ans: The best time to visit Swamimalai is during winter. During summer the temperature rises to 37degrees and it is hot. During rainy season heavy showers are expected. Winter is the best time to visit.

Ques: Which are the places of visit or activities to enjoy in Swamimalai?

Ans: Following are the main attractions of Swamimalai:

  • Swamimalai Swaminatha swamy Temple dedicated to Lord Muruga (Lord Subramanya) is one of the six holy Shires of Lord Muruga called Arupadaivaadu.
  • Shri Airavatesvara Temple Dedicated to lord Shiva was built in 12th Century by Raja Chola II is a UNESCO World Heritage Site along with the Brihadeeswara Temple at Thanjavur.
  • Mottai Gopura Vasal Athi Kumbeshvarar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva Linga here is worshiped as Adi Kumbeshvarar.
  • Divya Desam Arulmigu Sarangapani Swamy Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is one of the Pancharanga Kshetram.
  • Nageswara swamy Temple, Kumbakonam is dedicated to Lord Shiva who is the form of Nagaraja the serpent king.
  • Shri SuryanarKovil (Sun)is dedicated to Hindu god Suriyanar. This temple is one of the nine navagraha temple in Tamil Nadu.
  • Kasi Viswanathar Temple, Kumbakonam is dedicated to Lord Shiva in the form of Linga and is worshiped as Kasi Viswanathar.
  • Uppiliappan Temple is a temple dedicated to Hindu god Vishnu. This temple is also known as Thiruvinnagar of Venkatachalapathy Temple
  • Papanasam temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The Lord Shiva idol here is called as Papavinaseswarar.

Ques: Which are the popular package to visit Swamimalai?

Ans:The most popular packages are as follows:

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