Bhadra Kaliyamman Temple, Thiruvalangadu, Thiruvallur
|Architectural style:||Dravidian architecture|
Legend / Local stories
How to Reach:
The Temple is located at about 100 meters from Thiruvalangadu Vadaranyeswarar Temple, 1 Km from Saatchi Boodeshwarar Temple, 2 Kms from Tazuvikuzandheswarar Temple, 2.5 Kms from Palayanur Kailasanathar Temple, 2 Kms from Palayanur, 6 Kms from Narayanapuram Koot road, 18 Kms from Arakkonam, 19 Kms from Kavanoor, 27 Kms from Thiruthani, 18 Kms from Thiruvallur, 43 Kms from Kanchipuram, 38 Kms from Sriperumbudur and 66 Kms from Chennai. Other Paadal Petra Shivasthalams near Thiruvalangadu are – Thakkolam (16 kms), Ilambaiyangkottur (20 kms), Thiruvenpakkam (24 kms), Thiruvirkolam (20 kms) and Thirupachur (15 kms).
The Temple is located at about 1 Km from Thiruvalangadu Bus Stop. Thiruvalangadu can be accessed by road on NH 205 (Chennai-Avadi-Thiruvallur-Renigunta route). A slight detour before Narayanapuram Koot road of about 6 Kms from NH 205 on to the left takes one to the temple town. The place can be reached from Chennai, Thiruvallur and Kancheepuram also.
Town buses available from Chennai (T Nagar, Broadway, and Vadapalani) to Thiruvallur (Bus no 597 from T Nagar). Regular Buses are also available from Koyambedu. Buses are available from Thiruvallur to Arakkonam via Thiruvalangadu 105 C, T20, Srinivasa (a Private bus). Share autos are also available from Narayanapuram Koot road on the Thiruthani bus route.
Thiruvalangadu has a railway station on the Chennai – Arakkonam rail route and it is the penultimate station before Arakkonam. From central catch a train to Arakkonam and get down at Thiruvalangadu railway station. Share autos are also available from Thiruvalangadu Railway station to temple entrance. The Temple is located at about 5 Kms from Thiruvalangadu Railway Station.
Nearest Airport is located at Chennai (65 Kms).