This is a famous famous centre for cultural sites for spiritualism in the Thiruvannamalai district of Tamil Nadu. Thiruvannamalai has become a living place for many yogis and siddhars in olden periods. The place has got its name from the mountain called Tiruvannan Malai. According to the belief the ego of the Gods Vishnu and Brahma were destructed in this sacred place by Lord Shiva. The Lord in Thiruvannamalai is known as Ardhanareshwarar which is a form in which both Lord Shiva and Goddess Umadevi are represented collectively.
The nearest airport to Thiruvannamalai is the Chennai airport which is about 185 kms from Thiruvannamalai.RAIL
The visitors can travel to Thiruvannamalai by train the Thiruvannamalai station lies between Vellore and Villupuram.ROAD
Thiruvannamalai is well-connected by road to all the major cities in South India. Tourists from Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh can easily visit the place by roadways either through the bus or in their car.