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About Arulmigu Alagirinathar Temple

The Arulmigi Alagirinathar Temple in Salem is also commonly known by the name Thirukoil Kottai Perumal or Kottai Perumal Koil. The temple attraction in Salem finds a location in the heart of the city. The construction of the temple is very ancient and among the main features included in the temple are the ancient sculptures of the temple. The main festival celebrated by the temple is Vaikunta Ekadasi, which witnesses a horde of devotees who flock to the temple precincts. Some of the other festivals celebrated here throughout the year include Brahmotsavam, Pavithrotsavam, Navarathri and Puratasi and attended by devotees religiously. Another special occasion of the temple is Aandaal Thirukalyanam. During this festival, a garland is brought from Sri Villi Puttur. It is then used to honor the deity. The religious site in Salem is very calm.

Pro Tip: The temple lies in close concurrence to the bus stand of the area.

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Afternoon
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms, Lockers
  • Recommended Hours Min. 3 hours
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Not Allowed Pets, Footwear
  • Allowed Camera, Video

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