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Theni in Southern Tamil Nadu is a favored tourist spot and is known for its serene environment. Enchanting dams, mesmerizing waterfalls and innumerable pilgrim centers amidst the verdant green landscape make Theni very different from the hustle and bustle of busy tourist spots.
Vaigai DamTheni Attractions
Vaigai Dam:
The 111 feet Vaigai Dam can store 71 feet of water.14 kms from Theni sylvan surroundings is a popular picnic spot.
TempleMavoothu Vellappar Temple:
The sacred temple is situated on the lush Varushanad hill ranges, 20 kms from Andipatti. The complex also includes shrines of Vinayaka and Saptakannikas. Adi Amavasya (Blue Moon) and Thai Amavasya are celebrated with great pomp. There is also an annual festival in the month of Chithirai.
Temple Devadanapatti:
The main shrine in Devadanapatti is Kamatchi Amman Temple but the sanctum sanctorum here is never opened. Pujas are offered only to the portals. The Evening Puja lends a beautiful environment with the performance by various musical instruments.
Suruli FallsSuruli Falls:
The Suruli Hills is at a distance of 8 Km. from Cumbum in Theni district.The hill is famous for its herbal springs. The temple for Suruli Velapparhas been built under these environments. The Kailasanathar Cave Temple is about half Km. inside ghats road. There are 18 caves in and around the Suruli falls. The Kailasanathar Cave Temple is situated 800 metres above the fall and has a spring, which possesses water of curative powers. The holy water from the water falls is said to cure several diseases. The Festivals during the months of Adi, Thai and Chitrai are important ones. This hill has been mentioned in the literatures like “Silappadikaram”.
Other Places of Tourist interest are:
  Periyakulam
  Balasubramaniya Temple
  Sothupparai Dam
  Kumbakkarai Falls
  Kannagi Temple
  Veerapandi
  Kuchanur
  Chinnamanur
  Theertha Thotti
  Kailasanathar Temple Cave
  Meghamalai
  Malai
  Land Falls (Chinna Suruli)
  Mullaiperiyar Dam
  Bodinayakkanur
  Bodi Mettu
  Tiger Falls

Excursions from Theni

  Kodaikkanal
  Palani
  Madurai
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