11 Places to Visit near Tiruvallur Tamilnadu:
This destination is previously a part of Chengalpattu; the district has now been bifurcated to Kanchipuram and Tiruvallur and has its headquarters in Tiruvallur.
Famous Temples for Siva as well as Perumal are located here. The town is a Centre of Automobile Manufacturing.
We have given the best places to visit in Tiruvallur. These places are truly the must visit the place and worth exploring the temples that are situated in each location. You can even plan for excursion and we have included such destinations
1. AMBATTUR (24 KM)
This is a Centre for small industries for which an estate is located here.
2. ANDARKUPPAM (53 KM)
The temple for Lord Balasubramanyaswamy is situated here. This temple has been cited in the ancient Tamil Literature Thiruppugazh. An important festival celebrated here is Chittirai Kiruthigai.
3. PULICAT (PAZHAVERKADU) (79 KM)
This place is of historic importance as the Dutch first landed here in India. The Pulicat Lake is one of the largest lagoons is South Asia. It lies on the border between Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. This is a major bird sanctuary. Many varieties of migrant shorebirds, flamingoes and other resident birds can be seen here. October-March is the ideal time to visit this Sanctuary. As a picnic spot, the Pulicat offers hours of relaxation with fishing and boating. The other attraction is an old Mosque with a sundal.
4. PERIYAPALAYAM (40 KM)
Bhavani Amman Temple is very famous here. During Adi festival, hundreds of devotees visit this temple.
5. POONDI (12 KM)
The reservoir here is one of the major sources of the city’s water supply. The Poondi Lake is a good picnic spot. In summer the place is haunted by many tourists.
6. THIRUKKANDALAM (32 KM)
This place is very popular since one of the 108 Siva shrines mentioned in the Tamil Literature Thevaram is situated here.
7. THIRUMULLAIVOYAL (23 KM)
The famous Saivite temples mentioned in the ancient Tamil Literature – Thevarm and Thiruppugazh is situated here.
8. THIRUVALANGADU (38 KM)
This is a major Saivite centre. The well-known celestial dance of Lord Siva was performed here. According to legends, a devotee of Lord Siva known as Karaikal Ammaiyar attained moksha or immortality here.
9. THIRUVERKADU (35 KM)
This place is always recognised as the abode of Arulmigu Devi Karumari Amman. A temple for Lord Siva mentioned in Thevaram and another for Lord Muruga mentioned in Thiruppugazh are also situated here.
10. TIRUTTANI (42 KM)
This is one of the six abodes of Lord Subramanya. The temple here is built on a hillock and has 365 steps leading up to it. It is said that each step represents a day of the year. Subramanya is believed to have married his consort, Valli, here.
11. TIRUVOTTRIYUR (50 KM)
This is the birthplace of Kalianayanar. A temple for Lord Thyagaraja mentioned in Thiruppugazh is here. Vallalar Ramalingaswamy lived here and Pattinathar attained immortality here.