Saturday Jun 15, 2024

Kizhur Shiva Temple, Cuddalore

Address

Kizhur Shiva Temple, Kizhur village, Kurinjipadi taluk, Cuddalore district – 607 302

Diety

Shiva

Introduction

Kizhur Shiva Temple is dedicated to lord Shiva, Located in the Kizhur village, Kurinjipadi Taluk, Cuddalore district, Tamilnadu. On the National Highway from Vadalur to Chennai, a short road leads just east of the North Police Station, 4 km from Kizhur. It is said that there was a Shiva temple built by the people in the area. The Temple is believed to be 1000 years old. The temple, which had decayed over time, had been kept in a shed for a long time. It now has only a Shiva lingam and in fronts of it a Nandi, Datsanamurti and a bust of broken Ambika. A new temple is being erected on the site of the present temple. It is not known why the works have been put on hold for several months. “With the kind permission of Sri Kadambur K. Vijayan, these are extracted from his posts”.

Century/Period/Age

1000 Years old

Nearest Bus Station

Kizhur

Nearest Railway Station

Kurinjipadi

Nearest Airport

Puducherry

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