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Visit Arulmigu Kapaleeswarar Temple

The Arulmigu Kapaleeshwar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and was built approximately in seventh century.The Gopuram inside the temple marks as a unique example of Dravidian architectural style.

The Arulmigu Kapaleeshwar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and was built approximately in seventh century. The Gopuram inside the temple marks as a unique example of Dravidian architectural style. A traveller cannot help but notice the inscriptions in the premises of the temple that date back to 12th century. The Arulmigu Kapaleeshwar Temple has a tank in the West which is surrounded by broad streets on four sides. Goddess Parvati is worshipped in the temple and has been incarnated as Goddess Karpagambal or the 'Goddess of the Wish-Yielding Tree'.

Arulmigu Karpagambal is enshrined at the entrance and situated exactly in front of the Goddess. The mount of the Goddess is a stone sculpture of Lion located outside the temple. The Arulmigu Kapaleeshwar Temple hosts six different kinds of puja’s namely Ko pooja,Vaikarai Pooja, Kaala sandhi Puja, Uchi Kala Pooja, Evening Puja, Kala Puja and Ardhajama Pooja.

The temple is thronged by devotees throughout the year. Major festivals like Brahmotsavam or ‘Arupathumoovar’ Festival, Theppa Thiruvizha Float Festival, Navaratri Festival, and Vasanta Utsavam are celebrated at the Arulmigu Kapaleeshwar Temple.

Closed : Monday.

Visiting Timing: 0600 HRS to 1300 HRS

1600 HRS to 2000 HRS

Visiting hours: 2 to 3 HRS

Visiting Charge: None

Timing

6:00 A.M to 1:00 P.M 4:00 P.M to 8:00 P.M

PREFFERED BY

Godlover

TIME SPENT

2 to 3 hours

ENTRY FEE

No Entry Fee

Quick Info

  • Altitude

    6m (20ft)
  • STD Code

    044
  • Best Season

    November to February
  • State/Code

    /600xxx (vary)
  • LANGUAGES

    Tamil, Hindi and English