Founded in the 18th century, Mariamman Temple near Tiruchirappalli is one of the largest and highest-earning temples in the State.
Constructed in the typical Tamil Nadu style of architecture with elaborate designs, the temple is one of the most visited ones in the region. The structure is associated with various historical events that are illustrated in different religious texts. Devotees believe that the deity is enormously powerful, and can cure diseases.
The practice here is to buy small metal replicas of one's ailing body parts and offer it to the goddess.
The temple draws thousands of devotees and is especially crowded on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.Places nearby:
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Meenakshi Temple -- Famous Worldwide for its Outstanding Architecture 122 km / 76 mi
Thiruparankundram Shrine: Prominent Hindu Temple 129 km / 80 mi
Paradise Beach: The Perfect Relaxation Destination 166 km / 103 mi
Rameswaram Temple: An Island with Holy Waters 188 km / 116 mi