December 10, 2014

Melavasal Subramanya Temple

Site Name: Subramanya Temple
Site Type: Hindu Temple
Location:  Tanjore city, Tamil Nadu state, India
Highlights: One of the important temples of Tanjore
Nearest Railway Station: Tanjore
Nearest Airport: Trichy
How to reach: Well connected by road and rail
Hotel: A lot of options across the entire Tanjore city
Restaurants: A lot of options across the entire Tanjore city

Those who know about Thanjavur (Tanjore) city is South India know mainly about the great Brahadeeswarar Temple built by Raja Raja Chola around 1000 years back. However, there are many rare and interesting sites found across the entire city. Let us explore about Subramanya temple.

Melavasal Subramanya temple is one of the important temples in Tanjore city. It is located at West Main street. 

The temple is very small and it is located slightly at higher altitude which can be reached through small staircase. 

The sanctum sanctorum has Subramanya along with his two consorts Valli and Devasena.

The idols of Shiva Linga, Ambal, Ganesha and Subramanya are also located in this temple.

Happy travelling.

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