The main attraction in the city of Tiruvannamalai is undoubtedly the holy hill of Tiruvannamalai aka Arunachala hill....
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Arunachala Mountain walk (16 km around the mountain) (stopping for Idukku Pillayar and Eesanya Lingam) Its a 16 km walk around the mountain which is considered auspicious when done on a full moon day. There are 9 Shiva lingams around the path too which are symbols of human life and the 5 elements of human body. You will also notice many Sai baba temples on your way.
Tiruvannamalai in Tamil Nadu is considered to be one of the most holy cities in the state. The famous Annamalaiyar Temple located here is a Hindu temple dedicated to the deity Shiva. Lord Shiva is worshipped in the incarnations of the five natural elements and in Tiruvannamalai it is the element of fire known as Lord Arunachaleshwar. The temple is on the foothills of the Arunachal Hills and every full moon devotees come here to perform the sacred Girivalam ritual. The city also has a number of ashrams, mostly revolving around the deity worshipped in this temple. If you are looking for some peace and spiritual comfort, this small city is sure to surprise you.
Best Time To Visit
Best time to visit Tiruvannamalai is from November to February