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Tirunelveli Temple Darshan, Pooja, Opening and Closing Hours

Nellaiappar Temple also known as Tirunelveli Temple is one of the popular Shiva Temple in Tirunelveli on the bank of the river Thamirabarani. Lord Shiva is worshipped as Nellaiappar or Venuvananathar in this temple. The temple is spread to an area of about 14 acres of land. Flowers, dhup and neivedyam (food offering) are offered to the gods. Six poojas are performed daily. Navratri, Tirukkalyanam, and Aarudra Darisanam are celebrated very grandly, and the chariot festival is widely celebrated in this temple.

Nellaiappar Temple Opening Timings:

S.No Timings Pooja / Darshan
1 5:30 AM Temple Opening Time
2 6:30 AM to 7:00 AM Thiruvananthal Pooja
3 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM Darshan
4 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM Vilapooja
5 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM Darshan
6 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM Sirukala Sandhi Pooja
7 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM Darshan
8 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM Kala Sandhi Pooja
9 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Darshan
10 12:00 Noon – 12:30 PM Uchikalam Pooja
11 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM Temple remains closed
12 4:00 PM Temple reopens
13 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Darshan
14 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM Sayaratchai Pooja
15 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Darshan
16 8:30 PM to 9:00 PM Ardhajama Pooja
17 9:00 PM Temple closing Time

Kanthimathi Amman Temple Timings:

S.No Timings Pooja / Darshan
1 5:30 AM Temple opening Time
2 6:00 AM to 6:30 AM Thiruvananthal Pooja
3 6:30 AM to 7:00 AM Darshan
4 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM Vilapooja
5 7:30 AM to 8:00 AM Darshan
6 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM Sirukala Sandhi Pooja
7 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM Darshan
8 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM Kala Sandhi Pooja
9 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM Darshan
10 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM Uchikalam Pooja
11 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Temple remains closed
12 4:00 PM Temple reopens
13 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM Darshan
14 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM Sayaratchai Pooja
15 6:00 PM to 8:15 PM Darshan
16 8:15 PM to 8:45 PM Ardhajama Pooja
17 9:00 PM Pillayar Pooja and Temple closing Time
Note:
Lord Chokkar Deepa aradhana – 8:40 PM
Lord Bairavar aradhana – 9:30 PM

How to Reach Nellaiappar Temple:

By Air:
The nearest airport is Tuticorin which is 41.7 km away.

By Rail:
The nearest railway station is Tirunelveli which is 5 km from the temple.

By Road:
Tirunelveli is well connected with all major parts of cities in Tamilnadu and other states, Cabs Autos, and Municipal buses are available from Tirunelveli Bus Terminus.

Nellaiappar Tirunelveli Temple Address:

162, E Car Street,
Tirunelveli Town,
Tirunelveli,
Tamil Nadu – 627006.

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