Thirugokarnam Temple


A rock cut cave temple situated in the heart of the city built by Mahendravarma pallava is Known as Kokaraneeswarer temple. Lord Siva (Kokaraneeswarer) and Lord sakthi (Pragadambal ) are the main deity of this temple . The later additions were made by Pandyas, Cholas and Thondaman Dynasty and become a great structure of temple. Many festivals and dance programmes were frequently performed here on ancient days. Drama ,dance and music flourished to its peak during the Thondaman dynasty. Chithirai festival, Adi pooram and Navarathiri Vizha are the important festival celebrated here. Telephone : 04322 -236195

Visiting Hours

Morning 6.00 am to 12.00am
Evening 4.00 pm to 8.00 pm

Photo Gallery

  • Thirugokarnam - Temple Entrance
  • Thirugokarnam - Temple Bird's View

How to Reach:

By Air

45 km away from tiruchirapalli air port.

By Train

3 km away from Pudukkottai Railway Station.