Perur Patteeswarar Temple

PERUR PATTEESWARAR TEMPLE

Built by Karikala Chola, this temple is dedicated to lord Shiva and is situated near River Noyyal. The presiding deity of the temple (Shiva) is known as Patteeswarar and his consort Pachai Nayaki; the sculptures in the hall called Kanagasabai are exquisite. This hall is also known as Mel Chidambaram. This temple is at its colourful best in March, when the Panguni Uthiram festival is celebrated.

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