Friday, February 19, 2016

Annamalaiyar Temple – General Information

Annamalaiyar Temple – General Information
The temple is located on the Villupuram - Katpadi Railroad and is about 65 kilometers from Villupuram and is about 90 - kilometres form Katpadi.
The town is well connected from Chennai and frequent bus services are available, one through Chengalpet, Madurantakam, Tindivanam and Gingee, and the other through Sri Perumbudur, Kancheepuram, Vellore and Polur.
The town is about 90 kms from Vellore, 60 kms from Tindivanam, 60 kms from Villupuram and 100 kms from Krishnagiri.
The town also has a helipad so as to enable devotees to reach it from Chennai and other cities.
The temple authorities have provided accommodation at nominal cost for the benefit of the devotees. The rent for Rest Houses is Rs.200 and Rs.150 per day.
The rent for rooms at Appar Illam is Rs.100 per day.
The rent for rooms at Unnamalai Amman Rest House is Rs.100/-(Double room) and Rs.50/- (Single room) per day.
Apart from this, private accommodation is available in and around the temple.
Sathanur Dam:
Built across the river Ponnaiyar, this dam site is a popular picnic spot. Located among forests and hills, Sathanur has many attractions such as the Crocodile Park, and swimming pool.