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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.NoTimingsPooja / Darshan
15:30 AMTemple Opening Time
26:30 AM to 7:00 AMThiruvananthal Pooja
37:00 AM to 7:30 AMDarshan
47:30 AM to 8:00 AMVilapooja
58:00 AM to 8:30 AMDarshan
68:30 AM to 9:00 AMSirukala Sandhi Pooja
79:00 AM to 9:30 AMDarshan
89:30 AM to 10:00 AMKala Sandhi Pooja
910:00 AM to 12:00 PMDarshan
1012:00 Noon – 12:30 PMUchikalam Pooja
1112:30 PM to 4:00 PMTemple remains closed
124:00 PMTemple reopens
134:00 PM to 6:00 PMDarshan
146:00 PM to 6:30 PMSayaratchai Pooja
156:30 PM to 8:30 PMDarshan
168:30 PM to 9:00 PMArdhajama Pooja
179:00 PMTemple closing Time

Kanthimathi Amman Temple Timings:

S.NoTimingsPooja / Darshan
15:30 AMTemple opening Time
26:00 AM to 6:30 AMThiruvananthal Pooja
36:30 AM to 7:00 AMDarshan
47:00 AM to 7:30 AMVilapooja
57:30 AM to 8:00 AMDarshan
68:00 AM to 8:30 AMSirukala Sandhi Pooja
78:30 AM to 9:00 AMDarshan
89:00 AM to 9:30 AMKala Sandhi Pooja
910:00 AM to 12:30 PMDarshan
1012:30 PM to 1:00 PMUchikalam Pooja
111:00 PM to 4:00 PMTemple remains closed
124:00 PMTemple reopens
134:00 PM to 5:30 PMDarshan
145:30 PM to 6:00 PMSayaratchai Pooja
156:00 PM to 8:15 PMDarshan
168:15 PM to 8:45 PMArdhajama Pooja
179:00 PMPillayar 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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