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How to get there

Chidambaram is well connected by road with several towns in the state. There are bus services to Pondicherry, Chennai, Nagapattinam and Madurai. The railways also serve Chidambaram. The Chennai-Tiruchi (main) metre gauge line has rail connections to Chennai, Kumbakonam, Thanjavur, Thiruchi and Rameswaram. The nearest airport is Thiruchi from where flight connections are available to Chennai, Madurai and Sri Lanka.



AIR : Nearest Airport is Thiruchi
RAIL : It is connected by rail with Thiruchi, Madurai, Chennai.
ROAD : It is also connected with all major towns.


For More Information

Place Phone No
Tourist Office, Railway Feeder Road, Chidambaram - 608001. 04144 - 238729



There are a number of shops in the car street around the temple and also many curios can be purchased from Khadi Craft.

Festivals At Chidambaram

1. The Markazhi Thiruvadhirai  Festival in December-January and Adi Thirumanjanam festival in June.
2. A 10 day Panguni Uthiram festival is held every year during March-April
3. Natyanjali Festival in March.


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