Gorgeously located at the base of Annamalaiyar hills in Tiruvannamalai, Annamalaiyar temple is one of the most significant shrines in south India. Tiruvannamalai has long been known for its historical importance and now hogs the limelight for its emergence as a growing business hub. Also the town serves as the marketing and service town for the surrounding places too.

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Know the cityTiruvannamalai

Being a virtuous and sacred temple city of Tamil Nadu, Tiruvannamalai is a blessed town with a refined and exceptional history. A number of Tamil poets have written the incredible history of Tiruvannamalai in their literary works. It was Arunagirinathar who beautifully recited the history of this majestic city as well as the temple of Lord Arunachaleswarar in his work. The Chola had ruled the city and it were them who had done a lot of beautifying work for the place. Some major facts about the metropolis are embossed on the temple prakaram walls and copper plate words. It has the largest temple of Lord Shiva and his wife Parvati. A great devotee of Lord Shiva named Ballala had contributed majorly to the temple.