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Thillai Ambala Natarajar

Make your stay at Chidambaram a cherished memory forever.

Welcome to The Grand Park

Welcome to The Hotel Grand Park, is located on the East Car Street is easily accessible to all the important places in town and just 250 from Thillai Ambala Nataraja Temple Chidambaram, Temple is one of the Five Panchaboota temples in South India, According to Hinduism, life and the various species originated by the combination of planetary globes and the five manifestations of nature namely earth, water, fire, air, and aether. The presiding deity , Thillai Nataraja (Lord Siva) refered to Aether (Space) Elements, The temple wall carvings display all the 108 karanas from the Natya Shastra by Bharata Muni, and these postures form a foundation of Bharatanatyam, a classical Indian dance.

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Make your stay at chidambaram a cherished memory forever at The Grand Park, Chidambaram, – offers you a unique blend of unmatched comfort and unparalleled convenience to turn every moment of your stay into an everlasting memory. Be it a leisure trip or a pilgrimage or a business visit, The Grand Park delights you with a host of amazing features and amenities such a sofa, cupboard, WIFI, telephone, Premium toiletries and more. 
Our commitment to care runs deep as your comfort, satisfaction and wellbeing are at the core of our operations. We adhere to the highest levels of service and cleanliness, giving you a truly exhilarating hospitality experience. Stay safe. Stay happy. Your wellbeing is of utmost priority to us. That’s why, we’ve taken every hygiene and sanitization measure under the sun to make your stay utterly safe.

Hotel Features

Welcome to The Grand Park Chidambaram

Standard Room
Comfortable room decorated in pastel tones, that are provided with superior furnishings and elegant light fittings. The classy furniture includes two comfortable chairs with center table, properly set beds and a work desk. Each of these rooms is equipped with standard amenities that include a cable TV, and telephone. All the rooms are very well decorated and fully furnished, it will be a lavish and luxurious stay for guests, and it will be a memorable stay for the guests and will enjoy the ambience. The Standard Room is Suitable for Family with Small children / a Couple
Deluxe Room
Deluxe Rooms are thoughtfully built rooms that are provided with superior furnishings and elegant light fittings with AIR-CON. The classy furniture includes two comfortable chairs with center table, properly set beds and a work desk. Each of these rooms is equipped with standard amenities that include a cable TV and telephone. All the rooms are very well decorated and fully furnished, it will be a lavish and luxurious stay for guests, and it will be a memorable stay for the guests and will enjoy the ambiance The Deluxe Room is Suitable for Couples /Senior Citizens / Family with Small Children
Superior Room
Superior Room is the largest unit in our hotel is thoughtfully built rooms that are provided with superior furnishings and elegant light fittings with AIR-CON. The classy furniture includes two comfortable chairs with center table, properly set beds and a work desk. Each of these rooms is equipped with standard amenities that include a cable TV and telephone. All the rooms are very well decorated and fully furnished, it will be a lavish and luxurious stay for guests, and it will be a memorable stay for the guests and will enjoy the ambiance The Deluxe Room is Suitable for Couples /Senior Citizens / Family with Small Children

Packages - The Grand Park Chidambaram

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Sea Side Experience

5999 4Hrs
  • 1 night stay at Superior Room
  • 2 adults and 2 kids
  • Buffet Included
  • Transport Included
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Divine Journey

5499 2Hrs
  • 1 night stay at Superior Room
  • 2 adults and 2 kids
  • Buffet Included
  • Spl Pooja at Natarajar Temple
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Pichavaram Excursion

7799 5hrs
  • 1 night stay at superior room
  • 2 adults and 2 kids
  • Buffet Included
  • Transport & Boating Included

Welcome to The Grand Park Chidambaram

Dining

The Grand park treats your taste buds to an array of Indian, Asian and Continental cuisines, hygienically and expertly prepared to give you an unforgettable culinary experience. The restaurant, which is 100% vegetarian, presents an ambience of elegance and coziness, exuding an aura of warmth, making it even more enjoyable as you savour the delicacies.

Wake up to breakfast served fresh every day. Start your morning with hot breakfast items, fresh fruit, local and regional specialties, and more.

Hours
7:30am to 10:00am, Monday – Sunday
*Breakfast may start earlier or end later. Please check with the Host for specific hours.

Banquet Hall

Special Events

The Grand Park Chidambaram makes special occasions even more special. The mesmerizing ambience, ultra-modern facilities and choicest menu make your business events and destination weddings linger in your memory forever. Located within the heart of Chidambaram, let us help you bring people together for religious gatherings, pilgrim meets, corporate meetings, events and weddings in new meaningful ways.

Total Sleeping Rooms

36

Largest Space

3,500

Car Park

50

WIFI

20 Mbps

Audio Visual

Basic amenities

Spaces

Plan your perfect gathering at The Grand Park Place Chidambaram with 3,500 sq ft of function space. Let our Meeting Host take care of the details so you can sit back and relax. With modern spaces, top-notch audiovisual equipment, and free Wi-Fi throughout our hotel, you can reap all the benefits for your Chidambaram function.

Complete with state-of-the-art facilities, our meeting spaces are the perfect venue for all your needs and more. Our expert team is at your service so you can rest easy knowing we’re here to ensure that every event is quite extraordinary.

To keep your entire wedding party together, book a block of rooms at our place. Host your special day at The Grand park.

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

Chidambaram rejuvenates your soul with a breathtakingly lovely beaches, the charming Mangrove Forest and a multitude of local attractions like wildlife and watersports.

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Local Attractions

All Attractions

Thillai Ambala Nataraja Temple

Thillai Nataraja Temple, also referred as the Chidambaram Nataraja temple, is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Nataraja is one of the form of Lord Shiva as the lord of dance and his consort Parvati as Shivakama Sundari (also called as Shivagama Sundari). This temple is located in Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India. This temple has ancient roots and a Shiva shrine existed at the site when the town was known as Thillai. Chidambaram, the name of the city and the temple literally means “atmosphere of wisdom” or “clothed in thought”, the temple architecture symbolizes the connection between the arts and spirituality, creative activity and the divine.

Thillai kali amman Temple

The temple is on the outskirts of the city of Chidambaram. Legend says that the goddess Kali (a form of Parvati) moved here after losing to the god Shiva in the celestial dance contest.It was an argument that who is superior, either Shiva or his wife Parvati. In order to resolve thus, they performed a dance program at Chidambaram in front of Vishnu, Brahma and other deities. While they were playing dance, Shiva was about to be defeated.Shiva performed the Urdhva Tandava posture, i.e. raising one leg above his head and challenged Parvati to replicate it. Due to her modesty and shyness, Parvati refused and agreed her defeat.

Pichavaram Mangrove Forest

Pichavaram consists of a number of islands interspersing a vast expanse of water covered with mangrove forest. The Pichavaram mangrove Forest is one of the largest mangrove forests in India covering about 1100 hectare of area. It is separated from the Bay of Bengal by a sand bar. The biotope consists of species like Avicennia and Rhizophora. It also supports the existence of rare varieties of economically important shell and finfishes.

Vaitheeswaran Koil

Vaitheeswaran Koil is a Hindu temple dedicated to the Shiva, located in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Shiva is worshipped as Vaidyanathar or Vaitheeswaran meaning the “God of healing” and it is believed that prayers to Vaitheeswaran can cure diseases. Vaitheeswaran is a Tamil derivative from vaidya (Doctor) and Ishvara (God/Master). The presiding deity is Sri vaidyanathan, facing towards West whereas East side is the common one. He is the God of Healing. 

Annamalai University

The university was founded in 1929 by the entrepreneur S. Rm. M. Annamalai Chettiar in the aftermath of the Montagu–Chelmsford Reforms. In the early 1920s, to serve the downtrodden and to promote Tamil literature, Rajah Sir S. R. M. Annamalai Chettiar founded Sri Minakshi College, Sri Minakshi Tamil College and Sri Minakshi Sanskrit College in a rural setup at Chidambaram. In 1928, Rajah Sir S. R. M. Annamalai Chettiar agreed with the local government to hand over the above said institution for establishing a university. 

Gangaikonda Cholapuram

The city was founded by Rajendra I to commemorate his victory over the Pala Dynasty. The name means The town of the chola who took over Ganga (water from Ganga) or who defeated (the kings near) Ganga. It is now a small village, its past eminence only remembered by the existence of the great Lord Maha Shiva Temple. The Chola empire included the whole of southern India to the river Thungabadhra in the north. For administrative and strategic purposes they built another capital and named it Gangaikonda Cholapuram.

Dansborg - Danish Fort

Fort Dansborg (Danish: Dansborg), locally called Danish Fort (Tamil: டேனியக் கோட்டை, romanized: Ṭēṉiyak kōṭṭai), is a Danish fort located in the shores of Bay of Bengal in Tranquebar (Tharangambadi) in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Fort Dansborg was built in the land ceded by Thanjavur king Ragunatha Nayak in an agreement with Danish Admiral Ove Gjedde in 1620 and acted as the base for Danish settlement in the region during the early 17th century. The fort is the second largest Danish fort after Kronborg. The fort was sold to the British in 1845 and along with Tranquebar, the fort lost its significance as the town was not an active trading post for the British.

Poompuhar Beach

It is called as Poompuhar or Puhar : Puhar in tamil means the ‘estuary’ of river in the sea. Poompuhar is located close to the spot where the river Cauveri flows out into the sea. It is a town in the Sirkali Taluk, Nagapattinam District of Southern Tamil Nadu. This ancient port city earlier called as Kaveri poompattinam, served as the Capital of early Chola rulers. Original town destroyed by sea and submerged presumably in 500 AD was rebuilt after that. Ancient Pottery and figurines dating back to the 4th century were recently found in ASI excavation. Emperors like Sembiyan, Muchugunda, Manuneethi and Karikala of Chola Dynasty added glory to Poompuhar.

Activities you can enjoy while you are in Chidambaram

Religious

Thillai Nataraja Temple, also referred as the Chidambaram Nataraja temple, is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Nataraja is one of the form of Lord Shiva as the lord of dance and his consort Parvati as Shivakama Sundari (also called as Shivagama Sundari). This temple is located in Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India. This temple has ancient roots and a Shiva shrine existed at the site when the town was known as Thillai. Chidambaram, the name of the city and the temple literally means “atmosphere of wisdom” or “clothed in thought”, the temple architecture symbolizes the connection between the arts and spirituality, creative activity and the divine. The temple wall carvings display all the 108 karanas from the Natya Shastra by Bharata Muni, and these postures form a foundation of Bharatanatyam, a classical Indian dance

Festivals

A whole year for men is said to be a single day for the gods. Just as six poojas are performed in a day at the sanctum sanctorum, six anointing ceremonies are performed for the principal deity – Nataraja in a year. They are the Marghazhi Thiruvaadhirai (in December–January) indicating the first puja, the fourteenth day after the new moon (Chaturdashi) of the month of Masi (February–March) indicating the second pooja, the Chittirai Thiruvonam (in April–May), indicating the third pooja or uchikalam, the Uthiram of Aani (June–July) also called the Aani Thirumanjanam indicating the evening or the fourth puja, the chaturdasi of Aavani (August–September) indicating the fifth puja and the chaturdasi of the month of Puratasi (October–November) indicating the sixth pooja or Arthajama

Culture

The festivals in Chidambaram are centred on the festivals of the temple. The Marghazhi Thiruvaadhirai festival celebrated in December–January indicates the first puja, the fourteenth day after the new moon (Chaturdashi) of the month of Masi (February–March) indicates the second pooja, the Chittirai Thiruvonam (in April–May), indicates the third pooja or uchikalam, the Uthiram of Aani (June–July) also called the Aani Thirumanjanam indicates the evening or the fourth puja, the chaturdasi of Aavani 

Nature

 Experience the bliss at Pichavarm at sunrise; change of colours of the seas during the course of the day • Spot the migratory birds in Mangrove forest during the months of November – January • If you are passionate about Bird Watching then proceed to the Bird Sanctuaries in  Mangrove forests in and around the area • Protect wild life by supporting the Olive Ridley Turtle nesting during the months of December and January • Boat ride between Mangrove forests  during the early hours of the morning

Festivals in Chidambaram

AANI THIRUMANJANA FESTIVAL

ARUDRA DARSHAN

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Attractions

Thillai Ambala Nataraja Temple

Thillai Nataraja Temple, also referred as the Chidambaram Nataraja temple, is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Nataraja is one of the form of Lord Shiva as the lord of dance and his consort Parvati as Shivakama Sundari (also called as Shivagama Sundari). This temple is located in Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India. This temple has ancient roots and a Shiva shrine existed at the site when the town was known as Thillai. Chidambaram, the name of the city and the temple literally means “atmosphere of wisdom” or “clothed in thought”, the temple architecture symbolizes the connection between the arts and spirituality, creative activity and the divine.

Thillai kali amman Temple

The temple is on the outskirts of the city of Chidambaram. Legend says that the goddess Kali (a form of Parvati) moved here after losing to the god Shiva in the celestial dance contest.It was an argument that who is superior, either Shiva or his wife Parvati. In order to resolve thus, they performed a dance program at Chidambaram in front of Vishnu, Brahma and other deities. While they were playing dance, Shiva was about to be defeated.Shiva performed the Urdhva Tandava posture, i.e. raising one leg above his head and challenged Parvati to replicate it. Due to her modesty and shyness, Parvati refused and agreed her defeat.

Pichavaram Mangrove Forest

Pichavaram consists of a number of islands interspersing a vast expanse of water covered with mangrove forest. The Pichavaram mangrove Forest is one of the largest mangrove forests in India covering about 1100 hectare of area. It is separated from the Bay of Bengal by a sand bar. The biotope consists of species like Avicennia and Rhizophora. It also supports the existence of rare varieties of economically important shell and finfishes.

Vaitheeswaran Koil

Vaitheeswaran Koil is a Hindu temple dedicated to the Shiva, located in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Shiva is worshipped as Vaidyanathar or Vaitheeswaran meaning the “God of healing” and it is believed that prayers to Vaitheeswaran can cure diseases. Vaitheeswaran is a Tamil derivative from vaidya (Doctor) and Ishvara (God/Master). The presiding deity is Sri vaidyanathan, facing towards West whereas East side is the common one. He is the God of Healing. 

Annamalai University

The university was founded in 1929 by the entrepreneur S. Rm. M. Annamalai Chettiar in the aftermath of the Montagu–Chelmsford Reforms. In the early 1920s, to serve the downtrodden and to promote Tamil literature, Rajah Sir S. R. M. Annamalai Chettiar founded Sri Minakshi College, Sri Minakshi Tamil College and Sri Minakshi Sanskrit College in a rural setup at Chidambaram. In 1928, Rajah Sir S. R. M. Annamalai Chettiar agreed with the local government to hand over the above said institution for establishing a university. 

Gangaikonda Cholapuram

The city was founded by Rajendra I to commemorate his victory over the Pala Dynasty. The name means The town of the chola who took over Ganga (water from Ganga) or who defeated (the kings near) Ganga. It is now a small village, its past eminence only remembered by the existence of the great Lord Maha Shiva Temple. The Chola empire included the whole of southern India to the river Thungabadhra in the north. For administrative and strategic purposes they built another capital and named it Gangaikonda Cholapuram.

Dansborg - Danish Fort

Fort Dansborg (Danish: Dansborg), locally called Danish Fort (Tamil: டேனியக் கோட்டை, romanized: Ṭēṉiyak kōṭṭai), is a Danish fort located in the shores of Bay of Bengal in Tranquebar (Tharangambadi) in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Fort Dansborg was built in the land ceded by Thanjavur king Ragunatha Nayak in an agreement with Danish Admiral Ove Gjedde in 1620 and acted as the base for Danish settlement in the region during the early 17th century. The fort is the second largest Danish fort after Kronborg. The fort was sold to the British in 1845 and along with Tranquebar, the fort lost its significance as the town was not an active trading post for the British.

Poompuhar Beach

It is called as Poompuhar or Puhar : Puhar in tamil means the ‘estuary’ of river in the sea. Poompuhar is located close to the spot where the river Cauveri flows out into the sea. It is a town in the Sirkali Taluk, Nagapattinam District of Southern Tamil Nadu. This ancient port city earlier called as Kaveri poompattinam, served as the Capital of early Chola rulers. Original town destroyed by sea and submerged presumably in 500 AD was rebuilt after that. Ancient Pottery and figurines dating back to the 4th century were recently found in ASI excavation. Emperors like Sembiyan, Muchugunda, Manuneethi and Karikala of Chola Dynasty added glory to Poompuhar.

Dansborg - Danish Fort

Fort Dansborg (Danish: Dansborg), locally called Danish Fort (Tamil: டேனியக் கோட்டை, romanized: Ṭēṉiyak kōṭṭai), is a Danish fort located in the shores of Bay of Bengal in Tranquebar (Tharangambadi) in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Fort Dansborg was built in the land ceded by Thanjavur king Ragunatha Nayak in an agreement with Danish Admiral Ove Gjedde in 1620 and acted as the base for Danish settlement in the region during the early 17th century. The fort is the second largest Danish fort after Kronborg. The fort was sold to the British in 1845 and along with Tranquebar, the fort lost its significance as the town was not an active trading post for the British.

Poompuhar Beach

It is called as Poompuhar or Puhar : Puhar in tamil means the ‘estuary’ of river in the sea. Poompuhar is located close to the spot where the river Cauveri flows out into the sea. It is a town in the Sirkali Taluk, Nagapattinam District of Southern Tamil Nadu. This ancient port city earlier called as Kaveri poompattinam, served as the Capital of early Chola rulers. Original town destroyed by sea and submerged presumably in 500 AD was rebuilt after that. Ancient Pottery and figurines dating back to the 4th century were recently found in ASI excavation. Emperors like Sembiyan, Muchugunda, Manuneethi and Karikala of Chola Dynasty added glory to Poompuhar.

Activities you can enjoy while you are in Chidambaram

Religious

Thillai Nataraja Temple, also referred as the Chidambaram Nataraja temple, is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Nataraja is one of the form of Lord Shiva as the lord of dance and his consort Parvati as Shivakama Sundari (also called as Shivagama Sundari). This temple is located in Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India. This temple has ancient roots and a Shiva shrine existed at the site when the town was known as Thillai.Chidambaram, the name of the city and the temple literally means “atmosphere of wisdom” or “clothed in thought”, the temple architecture symbolizes the connection between the arts and spirituality, creative activity and the divine. The temple wall carvings display all the 108 karanas from the Natya Shastra by Bharata Muni, and these postures form a foundation of Bharatanatyam, a classical Indian dance

Festivals

A whole year for men is said to be a single day for the gods. Just as six poojas are performed in a day at the sanctum sanctorum, six anointing ceremonies are performed for the principal deity – Nataraja in a year. They are the Marghazhi Thiruvaadhirai (in December–January) indicating the first puja, the fourteenth day after the new moon Chaturdashi of the month of Masi (February–March) indicating the second pooja, the Chittirai Thiruvonam (in April–May), indicating the third pooja or uchikalam, the Uthiram of Aani (June–July) also called the Aani Thirumanjanam indicating the evening or the fourth puja, the chaturdasi of Aavani (August–September) indicating the fifth puja and the chaturdasi of the month of Puratasi (October–November) indicating the sixth pooja or Arthajama

Culture

The festivals in Chidambaram are centred on the festivals of the temple. The Marghazhi Thiruvaadhirai festival celebrated in December–January indicates the first puja, the fourteenth day after the new moon (Chaturdashi) of the month of Masi (February–March) indicates the second pooja, the Chittirai Thiruvonam (in April–May), indicates the third pooja or uchikalam, the Uthiram of Aani (June–July) also called the Aani Thirumanjanam indicates the evening or the fourth puja, the chaturdasi of Aavani 

Nature

 Experience the bliss at Pichavarm at sunrise; change of colours of the seas during the course of the day • Spot the migratory birds in Mangrove forest during the months of November – January • If you are passionate about Bird Watching then proceed to the Bird Sanctuaries in  Mangrove forests in and around the area • Protect wild life by supporting the Olive Ridley Turtle nesting during the months of December and January • Boat ride between Mangrove forests  during the early hours of the morning

Festivals in Chidambaram

AANI THIRUMANJANA
ARUDRA DARSHAN
natyanjali