Cuddalore Tourism

Cuddalore is one of the most prominent districts in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. It is situated on the eastern coastal side of Tamil Nadu. Cuddalore was an important sea port from the time of British and French arrival in India in the 16th century. The district has sandy beaches in the north and swampy mangrove forest in the south. It is the most notable fishing areas in Tamil Nadu and has a lot of tourist attractions including religious and historical sites.

The Nataraj Temple in Chidambaram is one of the oldest temple complexes in South India. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the temple was built in typical South Indian style architecture in the 10th century. Pataleeswarar Temple in Cuddalore is another well-known Shiva shrine. There are many other significant temples in Cuddalore district. Pichavaram near Chidambaram is the second largest mangrove forest in the world. The backwaters offer abundant scope for water sports such as kayaking, rowing, and canoeing. Neyveli Power Plant which is well known for its lignite reserve areas is also visited by many. The massive complex of Annamalai University is also located in this district. Cuddalore is well connected by roads and railways with the state capital, Chennai.

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Travel Guide Thillai Nataraja Temple
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Thillai Nataraja Temple

Nataraj Temple or Thillai Nataraj Temple is a 10th Century Hindu temple dedicated to lord Shiva, located in Chidambaram of Tamilnadu. Nataraj Temple has five main Halls namely the Cit Sabha, the Kanaka Sabha, Deva Sabha, Raja Sabha and Nritta Sabha.

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Travel Guide Pichavaram Mangrove Forest
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Pichavaram Mangrove Forest

The Pichavaram Mangrove Forest reserve is located in the Pichavaram village at the nearest prominent landmark Chidambaram in the Cuddalore District of the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu in India.

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Travel Guide Silver Beach Cuddalore
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Silver Beach

Not many beaches command to be spoken in the same bracket as of Silver Beach. And that’s because of the wholesome nature of a package that it puts together. Nature has rightly provided Silver beach with everything and it’s on display.

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Travel Guide Veeranam Lake Cuddalore
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Veeranam Lake

Veeranam Lake is one of the main historical yet modern tourist spots in Tamil Nadu. Located some miles away from Chennai this lake is very beautiful.

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Travel Guide Thillai Kali Amman Temple
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Thillai Kali Amman Temple

Thillai Kali literally translates to Angry Kali and this is because she is enraged at her defeat to Shiva by cunning trickery. She is depcited in the form of a four faced deity for worship with her all four faces smeared in vermillion giving her a very ferocious appearance.

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