Tourist places in Perambalur

Perambalur District is located South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, India.The district headquarter is Perambalur town. It had a population of 5,65,223 with a gender-ratio of 1,003 females for every 1,000 males (According to Census 2011). This district was trifurcated from Trichy district and was formed on 1st November 1995. The district is encircled by Cuddalore district in the north, Tiruchirappalli district in the south, Thanjavur in the east Namakkal in the west. Perambalur is the central town of Tamil Nadu, India. The average literacy rate of the town was 80.77% and average literacy rate of the district was 66.49% in 2011 Census. It is captivates many tourists in domestic as well as global. The following are the most popular tourist places in Perambalur.

Ranjankudi Fort

Ranjankudi Fort is belonged to 17th century which is situated 22 KMs away from north of the town of Perambalur in Tamil Nadu, India. It was built by a feudatory of the Nawab of the Carnatic. It was the focus point during the Battle of Valikondah in the year 1751, when the British troops supported by Mohammed Ali succeeded over the French supported by Chanda Sahib. This fort has a long history.

Elambalur Brummarishi Malai

It is located Chennai to Trichy national highway near Perambalur in Elambalur village. This temple is very famous all over Tamil Nadu.

National Fossil Wood Park, Sathanur

National Fossil Wood Park is located in Sathanur, Perambalur District, Tamil Nadu. It has fossilized tree trunk, which was discovered in the year 1940 by eminent geologist Dr. M. S. Krishnan of the Geological Survey of India, who came from Thanjavur. Here, the petrified tree trunk which is over 120 million years old, and is considered to be proof for the existence of a sea during the Cretaceous period in this territory.

Mathura Kaliamman Temple, Perambalur, Sirichuvar

The great Mathura Kaliamman Temple is a Hindu temple which is dedicated to the goddess Kali situated in the Siruvachur village, Perambalur taluk, Tamil Nadu. It is located 5 KMs away from Perambalur. Here, the car festival, Panguni festivals are very significant festivals are celebrated every year.

Sri Bala Thandayuthapani Swami Temple, Chettikulam

Sri Bala Thandayuthapani swami temple is one of the ancient temples which are located in Chettikulam village, Perambalur District, Tamil Nadu. Here there is a temple which is located on the above hill which belongs to 500 years old. It is located 22 Kms away from the town of Perambalur and 8 Kms away from the west of Alathur gate in Trichy to Chennai National Highway.

S. Aduthurai Temple

It is located in Perambalur district on the National Highway neighboring to Tholudur on the bank of River Vellaru. It is a sacred pilgrim place by name Su. Aduthurai. The presiding deities of the temple are Siva and his consort Parvathi. The name of the temple is ‘Kutram Porutha Eswarar’ or Abaradharatshagar’. It is translated as the ‘Lord of Forgiveness’ and the consort Elavar Kuzhali Ammai or the damsel with beautiful and curly tresses.

Valikandapuram Temple

Valikandapuram is a village in Veppanthattai Taluk in Perambalur District, Tamil Nadu, India. It is situated about 11 KMs away from the north of the Perambalur district.Valikandapuram is the most important city in the Chola Kingdom. It has links with Ramayana. The King Vali worshipped the god Siva here to get many powers. That is a main reason the temple is called as Valieswarar. Here, the goddess is called as Valaambigai. This temple was built by Chola before the construction of Thanjavur Brahadeeswarar Temple (Big temple).

Myluthu Falls

Myluthu falls is situated on the foot hills of Pachaimalai, Tamil Nadu. It has excellent scenic beauty. It is located 15 KMs away from Perambalur. Here, there is a natural stream which is suited for swimming.

Sri Ekambareswarar Temple

Sri Ekambareswarar Temple is very famous temple which was built by Paranthaka Chola. Here, Lord Vinayaga is adored as Varaguna Ganapathi. It is very famous for its Kubera sculpture exhibits the Lord of Wealth on his fish vehicle. This temple has a long history.