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Famous Hindu Temples Salem and Timings

Salem Hindu Temples:

Kandhasamy Kovil:
22 km from Salem on the way to Thiruchengode. Kalipatti Kandhaswamy Temple. One of the seven richest temples in the Salem district.
Timing: 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Ph No: 04288-287511

Kumaragiri Murugan Temple:
Kumaragiri Dhandayuthapani Temple – This is a small temple for Land Muruga. It is situated on Udayapatti Bye pass Road 6 km from Salem city.
Ph.No.0427-2242789.

1000 Lingam Temple:
This Temple is controlled by Vinayaga Mission. This temple contains 1008 Lingam with Nandi in the ‘Moolasthanam’. Located in Ariyanoor.
Timing: 7.30 AM to 12.30 PM and 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
Ph No. o427-3987000.

Kottai Mariamman Temple:
This temple was built during the periods of Chera kings, belongs to Cheranadu. The Goddess is known as Malaimari. Located at Fort.  Salem – 636  001.
Ph.No.0427-2267845.

Kandhashramam, Udaiyapatti:
It is 5 km from Salem. A temple constructed by Santhanandha Brahmendhra Saraswathi. Adhya Vadhutha Swami. Situated on the extreme northern end of the Jarugu hill on the banks of Kannimar Odai.
Ph.No.0427-2240660.

Oothumalai – Sathya Narayana Sithar Peedam :
6 km from Salem. It has special features as Sri Sathya Narayana Temple which is present on hills, similarly not found anywhere in Tamilnadu. Located. Oothumalai, Seelanaikanpatti.
Timing : 6:00 AM to 12:00 Noon and 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ph No.0427-2465477.

Siddhar Temple:
Kalangi Nathar Siddhar Temple is one of the eighteen Tamil Siddhas. There is one temple dedicated to this. Located at the slope of Kanja Malai 12 km from Salem on the way to EIampillai.
Ph No.0427-2491389.

Alagirinathar Temple:
Located in the heart of the city near the fort. Popularly known as “Kottai Perumal Koil”. The place also contains a temple dedicated to Azhagiri Perumal and Mariamman.
Timing: 6:00 AM to 12:00 Noon & 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Sri Suguvaneshwara Temple:
Sri Sugavaneswarar Swamy Temple is located near the old Salem Bus Stand. There we can find so many historical monuments and statues inside the temple.

Timing: 6:00 AM to 12:00 Noon & 3.30 PM to 8.30 PM
Ph No.0427-2450954.

Utthama Chozhapuram:
“The City of Utthamachozha”, a small town on the Thirumanimuthu Aru. Utthama Chozhapuram Karapuranathar Temple is dedicated to Karapura Nathar.
Ph No.0427-2221577

Thanthondreeswarar Temple:
Thanthondreeswarar Temple is situated in Belur. 35 km from Salem. The variety of sculptures are famous here.
Ph No.04292-241400.

Appa Paithiyam Swamy Temple:
Appa Paithiyam Swami Temple was born in the Zamin family of Karur Fort in the year 1859. A temple has been built on his Samadhi. Several thousands of devotees throng the temple during the birthday of Swami and his Guru pooja on the day of Ashwini in the Tamil month of Thai. The temple is situated near Railway Station.

Timing: 5.30 AM to 12:00 Noon and 5.30 PM to 8.30 PM

Aragalur:
Aragalur is about 74 km from Salem. It has two imposing temples. One is dedicated to Sri Kameswara and the other to Karivaradaperumal. There is a big Buddha statue at Thiyaganur village on the periphery of Aragalur village.
Ph No.04582-260107.

Ayodhyapattanam:
10 km from Salem. A suburban town on the eastern end of Salem City. It is supposed to have been named after Ayodhya. The birthplace of Lord Rama. It contains a beautiful Vishnu temple dedicated to Kothandaramar.

Timing: 7:00 AM to 12:00 Noon and 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ph No.0427-2253500, 8098127383.

Badrakaliamman Temple:
Mecheri:
Mecheri is 33 km from Salem and 20 km. away from Mettur dam. The temple facing north is
situated in the southeast direction in the heart of Mecheri town nearby Salem – Dharmapuri highway.

Timing: 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Ph No.04298-278133.

Kailasanathar Koil:
30 km from Salem in Tharamangalam. There are statues of Rathi and Manmadhan. Recently a lingam has been consecrated for the welfare of the devotees. This lingam is called Paathala Lingam. If the childless people worship they will get children, unmarried people will be married.

Timing: 7.30 AM to 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ph No.04290-252100.

Sri Skandashramam Temple:
Skandasramam, located in serene surroundings amidst hillocks, 2 km away from Udayapatti of Salem Town, is a temple complex with shrines to Skanda and to other deities. This lies in the Salem-Attur route.

Timing: 6.00 AM to 12:00 Noon and 4:00 PM to 9:30 PM