At time of its construction, it was the tallest Hindu temple in the world This is a list of popular Hindu temples in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, known as the Land of Temples.

Nearly 33,000 ancient temples, many at least 800 to 1400 years old, are found scattered all over the state. Studded with complex architecture, variety of sculptures, and rich inscriptions, the temples remain the very essence of the culture and heritage of Tamil land, with historical records dating back to at least 3,000 years.

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It is one of the most famous temples of Lord Muruga in Coimbatore district where Lord Arunagirinathar was blessed with "Padikasu", wealth of coins.

This is where a miracle took place in the year 1984 on 12 February.

This famous ancient temple dedicated to Muruga has the special distinction of being visited by the famous Saiva saint Arunagirinathar once.

This hill temple enshrines the beautiful images of Murugan. Kumara kovil, Located velimalai hills about 7 km from Thuckalai enroute of Kanyakumary Trivandrum National highway a beautiful temple famous for Kavadi 19.

The government has identified 1,068 tanks for renovation.

Named as Bhuvaneshar Ganapathy, now called as Manakula Vinayagar.

The Ganapathi idol has its own look, where this cannot be seen anywhere else.

This is the first among the six Holy Abodes and the only seashore Murugan temple.

Also, Lord Murugan assumed the role of the Creator here, after improsining Lord Brahma for his ignorance of the meaning of the Pranava manthiram.

Lord Muruga blessed the saint-poet Arunagiri Nāthar at Vayalur by writing OM in his tongue and initiated him to compose Tiruppugal.

The state also abounds with a large number of temple tanks.