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About Kailasanathar Temple

The Kailasanathar Temple in Salem is dedicated to the Hindu deity, Lord Shiva, and happens to be the most beautiful temple in Salem district. The ancient temple has witnessed several constructions and renovations throughout the turn of history. The west facing religious site in Salem is enclosed by a massive stone wall. The main entrance tower can be seen in the shape of a chariot on wheels and is drawn by elephants and horses. The doors of the temple attraction in Salem boast of being made from a special kind of wood. The walls inside the temple are found to be decorated with wooden carvings and paintings that depict the different incarnations of Lord Vishnu. A great hall within the temple is the main place to explore the ancient relevance of this temple.

Historical Context: The construction of the temple goes back as early as the tenth century.
Pro Tip: Explore the temple tank. 36 nandhi sculptures and more inside the temple.

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Afternoon
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms, Lockers
  • Recommended Hours Min. 2 hours
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Not Allowed Pets, Footwear
  • Allowed Camera, Video

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