Temples in Tirunelveli
Arulmigu Nellaiappar Temple
The Arulmigu Nellaiappar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the deity Shiva, located in Tirunelveli, a city in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Shiva is worshipped as Nellaiappar. Originally, the Nellaiappar and Kanthimathi temples were two independent structures with spaces in between. It was in 1647 that Thiru Vadamalaiappa Pillaiyan, a great devotee of Siva linked the two temples.
Tirunelveli known as Nellai is a major district in Tamil Nadu. It is famous for its religious and mythological significance. There are many temples to visit like Kanthimathi Nellaiappar Temple, Arulmigu Nellaiappar Temple, Nava Tirupathi Temples, and Sankaranarayan Temple. The festivals like Vaikuntha Ekadashi, Arudra Darshan, Bhogi Pandigai, Pongal and Thai Amavasai are celebrated. The best time to visit the Tirunelveli temples is the month from October to February. Know more about the Tirunelveli temples their darshan, aarti timings and much more at Yatradham.