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Erumbeeswarar Temple

Tiruverumbeeswarar Temple

Erumbeeswarar Temple, also known as Tiruverumbeeswarar Temple, is located at Thiruverumbur, in Tiruchirapalli District of Tamil Nadu. It is located about 15 km east of Tiruchirapalli, on the way to Thanjavur. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the temple enshrines Erumbeeswarar as the presiding deity along with his consort Saurabhya Kudalaambal.

This Shivasthalam is built on a 60 ft high hill and can be accessed by a flight of steps. The temple has two prakarams and a mandapam at the foot of the hill. Historical evidences reveal that the temple came into existence during the 7th century. The temple has several inscriptions dating back to the Chola and Pandya period.

The annual Brahmotsavam celebrated here is a major draw attended by thousands of devotees from far and near.

Erumbeeswarar Temple has been declared as a protected monument by the Archaeological Survey of India.

Tiruchirapalli Junction Railway Station is the nearest railhead.

Updated on 27th July, 2005
District: Tiruchirapalli
Location: Tiruchirapalli    


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