Hindu famous Chidambaram Temple
The traditional name of the temple complex,Chidambaram Tillai Nataraja-koothan Kovil. The mangrove forests houses the ancient Tillai trees surrounding the shrine. The Tillai trees of the nearby Pichavaram wetlands, the second largest mangrove in the world, extend to the temple area. The shrine is venerated as Tillai ambalam literally meaning the open stage of Tillai.