Best Things To Do in Tiruvannamalai, India

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Tiruvannamalai.

Tiruvannamalai may not be as popular as other cities in India, but don’t let that fool you. Tiruvannamalai is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You can definitely plan a few hours of a side trip here while traveling to Yercaud or Puducherry. You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Tiruvannamalai.

If you have plans to visit India and are not sure if Tiruvannamalai should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Tiruvannamalai and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Tiruvannamalai

Here is the list of things to do in Tiruvannamalai and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Annamalaiyar Temple

    4.7 (152 Votes)
    Annamalaiyar Temple

    Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Pavazhakundur, Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu 606601

    The Annamalaiyar Temple is a Hindu Temple that is dedicated to Lord Shiva and the temple complex covers an area of 10 hectares. It is one of the largest temples in India and attracts pilgrims from far and wide. It is considered as a significant temple for the Hindu sect and is associated with the 5 elements, the Pancha Bhoota Stalam. Shiva here ...Read more
  2. Virupaksha Cave

    4.8 (66 Votes)
    Virupaksha Cave Image


    Address: Pavazhakundur, Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu 606601

    The Virupaksha Cave has been seen with great regard since the 1300’s because of the well-known saint, Virupaksha Deva and then recently due to Sri Ramana Maharshi. Sri Ramana stayed in this cave from 1899 to 1916 and hence a lot of Sri Ramana’s devotees frequent this place. The concrete room here was once a cave and the way up to it ...Read more
  3. Parvathamalai Mountain- Mallika Arjunaswamy Sri Brammaraambigai

    Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Tiruvannamalai Dist,Kdaladi Forest, Parvathiamalai R.F., Tamil Nadu 606901

    The Mallikarjuna Swamy is a hill temple and is said to be approximately 2000 years old. To reach the temple, pilgrims need to climb a 4560-foot high vertical mountain which has iron rod steps, ladder steps, track steps as well as sky steps. Due to its location, the place attracts a lot of trekking enthusiasts as well as pilgrims from far and wid...Read more
  4. Skandashramam

    4.8 (89 Votes)
  5. Rainbow Guest House

    4.3 (6 Votes)
    lakshmanan nagar,perumbakkam road, Samudram, Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu 606603, India
  6. 34, Athiyanthal Village, Chengam Road, Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu 606603, India