March 1, 2013

Trichy Ayyappan Temple

Site Name: Ayyappan Temple
Site Type: Hindu temple
Location:  Trichy city, Tamil Nadu state, India
Highlights: A well maintained modern day Hindu temple in Trichy city
Nearest Railway Station: Trichy
Nearest Airport: Trichy
How to reach: Well connected by road, rail and air
Hotel: A lot of options across the city
Restaurants: Varieties of options across the city

Trichy is one of the main cities located in Tamil Nadu state of South India. Ayyappan temple is one of the important places to visit in the city. The temple is famous for its serenity and peacefulness. 

The well maintained temple which gives importance to discipline is located in the Cantonment area of Trichy city. The temple complex is huge with the wide open space full of trees and plants.  It is a private temple where discipline is given importance. It is strictly not allowed to talk, use phone or use camera inside the premises.

The main deity is Ayyappan. There are other deities such as Ganapati, Nagaraja, Bhagavati, Ganesha and Navagraha located in this temple.

The highlight of this peaceful temple is the stone slabs erected with quotes on mother by great leaders across the world. Another highlight is the collection of holy stones collected from holy sites and rivers across India.

A serene site which you should not miss when you go to Trichy!

Happy travelling.

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  1. Is this temple open in all weekdays? or closed on any day of the week?