Tourist places in Karur

Karur District is situated beside the Kaveri and Amaravathi rivers in the Indian State of Tamil Nadu. Headquarter of the district is Karur city. The district had a population of 10,64,493 with a gender ratio of 1,015 females for every 1,000 males. Karur has significant government educational institutions, schools and colleges. The town is administered by a municipality established in the year 1874 as per Municipal Corporation Act. The average literacy rate of the district was 81.74% in 2011 Census. Karur district has some important tourist places. Let's see one by one.

Kalyana Venkattaramasami Temple

Kalyana Venkattaramasami is situated at Thanthoni, 5 KMs away from Karur. It is one of the most popular temples in the Karur District. The shrine of the lord located on a raised portion of hillock. This temple is also called as South Tiurpathi.

Kalyana Pasupatheeswarar Temple

Pasupathieswarar Temple is one of holy place of Sivalayams and it is well known for all over India. The Pasupathiswaralingam height is five feet, and bathed by the milk emission from the rudder of a cow a Rangamatha are mentioned for sculptural exquisite. Karuvur Siddhar is one of the 18 Siddhas has a separated temple in the Southwest corner of this temple.

Pugalur Murugan temple

This Murugan temple is located north west of Karur which is dedicated to Lord Subramania on a small hill at Velayuthanpalayam near Cauvery is popular for exquisite sculpture.

Iyermalai Temple

Iyermalai is one of the very famous peaks in Meru Mountain. Here the linga is a Jyothir linga which is Swayambu. This is one of the famous tourist spot in Karur. The abishek water is stored in a large bowl called Kopparai. The Kobbarai did not become full though people went on driving the Cauvery water. So the angry king took the sword and threw it on the Lingam which began to bleed. The king union from the fury fell at the feet of the Lord, who in turn pardoned him and also presented precious stone. The scar is still visible on the Linga.

List of Temples in and around Karur district

  1. Shree Abayapradhana Ranganathar Temple, Karur
  2. Shree Karuvur Mariyamman Temple, Karur
  3. Thanthondrimalai Shree Kalyana Venkataramanaswamy Temple
  4. Vennaimalai Shree Balasubramania swamy Temple
  5. Pugazhimalai Shree BalasubramaniaSwamy Temple (Aaru Naatar Malai)
  6. Balamalai Shree Balathandayuthapani Temple
  7. Vanjeleeshwarar Temple, Karur
  8. Koteeshwarar Temple, Karur
  9. Sri Chakkarathalwar Temple, Karur
  10. Venjamangudalur Vigirtheeswarar Temple
  11. Chettipalayam Gundaleeswarar Temple
  12. Noyyal Shree Selaandiyamman Temple
  13. Attur Sholiyamman Temple
  14. Vanjiyamman Temple
  15. Valangiyamman Temple
  16. Aravakkurichi Kasi visvanathar Temple
  17. Vangal Shree Vangalamman Temple
  18. Nerur Shree Sadhasiva Bhrameendhraal Temple
  19. Nerur Agneeshwarar Temple
  20. Madhukkarai Sellandiyamman Temple
  21. Manmangalam Shree Kaliyamman Temple
  22. Periyamadhiyagudalur Arungaraiamman Temple
  23. Chinna Darapuram Munimukktheswarar Temple
  24. Moolapalayam Shree Maragatheeswarar Temple (Hill)
  25. Krishnarayapuram Tirukkanmalleswarar Temple
  26. Kadavur Vasantha perumal Temple
  27. Veerappur Kannimaramman, Ponnar Sankar Temple
  28. Kulithalai Kadambar Temple
  29. Kulithalai Neelameegha perumal Temple
  30. Iyermalai Rathinagireeshwarar Temple
  31. Sivayam Sivapurishwarar Temple
  32. Lalapet Iyyapan Temple (1st Iyyapa Temple in Tamil Nadu)
  33. Lalapet Sri Jaya Anjaneya temple
  34. Lalapet new Semponpothieswarar temple (lord siva)
  35. Lalapet Ayyanar appan temple
  36. Mahanadhapuram Mahalakshmi Amman temple
  37. Togamalai Murugan Temple
  38. Tirumukkudalur Agastheeshwarar Temple
  39. Rangamalai Malleeshwarar Temple
  40. Puliyur Vyakarapuriswarar temple
  41. Uppidamangalam Adiyaarkku ealiyaar Temple
  42. Thottakuruchi Malayamman Temple
  43. manthirikonpatty vinayagar Kovil