Ratnagiri Murugan Temple Overview
This temple is devoted to the most important deity of Tamil Nadu, Murugan or Kartik. This is known to be one of the oldest temples built during the 14th century. Situated on the left bank of the Palar River, this temple initially housed only a sand shrine. Over time, the shine is said to have turned to stone and continues to be a centre of religious devotion for the locals. 

If you want to explore the religious customs of this temple at their best, visit during festivals like the Tamil New Year and Panguni Uthiram. During these, fairs and special rites are organized here as a form of celebration.

Timings- 8 AM- 6 PM. 

How to reach- You can reach the site from the Katpadi railway station or the Vellore airport through public transport like buses, taxis or even private rental cars.
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