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Perur Patteeswara Swamy

It is located 7 kms away from the city and is said to be built by Karikala Cholan before 1500 years. The temple is dedicated to Lord Patteeswarar and his better half Pachainayaki. Devotees gather during the festive occasions. The Kanagasabai hall has some exciting sculptures. This is one of the ancient temple. The temple stands on the banks of the holy river Noyyal called 'Kanchi Manadi' by the locals. It is believed that the mortal remains of the dead turn into white stones after about 144 days.  Pilgrims from all over visit this spot to pay homage to their ancestors.

The Perur Patteeswara Swamy temple is the most popular temple in the city. Built by the King Karikala Cholan, this temple is situated 7 kms west of Coimbatore near river Noyyal.  This sanctum is the joint effort of the Chola, Hoysala and Vijayanagara rulers during their reign. The greatest attraction of the temple is the 'Kanaka Saba' or the golden hall which is adorned by a gold plated statue of Nataraja bestowing blessings upon the two sages - Gowmuni and Pattimuni. The gopurams and pillars of the hall are exquisitely carved out sculptures highlighting Dravidian architecture.

 

 

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