Tamil Nadu- The Land of Temples
Tamil Nadu is an Indian State well known as "The Land of Temples". Most of the largest Hindu Temples reside here and can be categorized as Temples of Sangam Age,Structural Temples of the Pandiyas,Cave Temples of the Pallavas and Great living Temples of the Cholas. Here the big temples are dedicated to Hindu God Lord Vinayagar, Lord Vishnu, Lord Murugan, Lord Siva, Lord Vishnu, Lord Anjaneyar and Lord Bhairava.
16. Annamalaiyar Temple, Tiruvannamalai:
Annamalaiyar Temple has one of the largest temple complex in India and is dedicated to the Lord Shiva. It is located at the base of Annamalai hills. The temple complex houses four tallest gateway towers.
17. Gangaikonda Cholapuram, Thanjavur:
This temple is situated near Thanjavur city of Tamil Nadu. It is very famous for its architectural and engineering marvel. The great temple of Lord Siva at Gangaikonda also has one of the largest statue of Nandi in entire southern India.
18. Thyagaraja Temple, Tiruvarur:
This templeis dedicated to the Lord Shiva. Here he is worshiped as Moolanathar. The temple has six daily rituals at various times and the complex covers one of the largest area in India.
19. Kailasanathar Temple, Kanchi:
Kanchi Kailasanathar temple is known for its historical importance and the oldest structure in Kanchipuram. The temple is dedicated to the Lord Shiva.
20. Anjaneya Swamy Temple, Namakkal:
Namakkal Anjaneyar Temple is dedicated to the Hindu god Hanuman. Here we can see one of the tallest images of Hanuman in India. The statue of Lord Anjaneyar is 18 ft (5.5 m) tall and carved out of a single stone.