Tourist places in Tirupur

Tirupur is a city in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, which is 47 kilometers away from Coimbatore. It is situated on the banks of the Noyyal River, which divides the city into roughly two-halves. Tirupur city is administrative headquarter of Tirupur district. Tirupur is situated in a region that was a part of the ancient Chera Empire as well as the Kongu Nadu region. Here, the total area of the Corporation is 159.6 km2 which is divided into 60 wards. The total population of the city as per the 2011 Indian census is 444,352. Tirupur is a main textile and knit wear hub. The textile industry caters employment to over 6, 00,000 peoples and has an annual turnover of 220 billion Rupees. Of this, nearly 120 billion rupees comes from exports. Tirupur is popularly called as “Dollar city”. It is captivates many tourists in domestic as well as global. The following are the most popular tourist places in Tirupur.

Famous temples in Tirupur

The temple stands as the cultural fortune of the egalitarian doctrine of Tamils. Temples also depicts the ancient treasures of the age old values such as the sculptures and arts including the day to day activities of Triology in Tamil Language i.e., Literature, Music and Drama. The Government shows keen interest in conducting the Poojas and festivals in the same manner of our old culture and tradition, executing the holy task of protecting the priceless properties of the temples that have historical and artistic values preserved by our ancestors over centuries. In Tirupur district there are many temples are located. They are given below.
  1. Arulmigu Thirumuruganatha swamy temple, Thirumurugan Poondi
  2. Arulmigu Avinashi Lingeswarar Temple, Avinashi.
  3. Arulmigu Tirupur Tirupathi Sri Venkateswara Swami Temple, Tirupur.
  4. Arulmigu Uthukuli Murugan Temple, Uthukuli.
  5. Arulmigu Sugriveswara Temple, Sarkar Periyapalayam at Uthukuli.
  6. Arulmigu Subramaniya swamy temple, Sivanmalai
  7. Arulmigu Mariamman temple, Karuvaloor
  8. Arulmigu Kadu Anumantharaya swamy temple, Dharapuram Nagar
  9. Arulmigu Visweswarar Veeraraghava perumal temple, Tirupur Nagar
  10. Arulmigu Kondathu Kaliamman temple, Perumanallur.
  11. Arulmigu Amanalingeswarar temple, Thirumoorthy Hills.

Arulmigu Uthukuli Murugan temple

The famous saint Agasthiyar came to this place for meditation but was not able to find water. He prayed to Lord Murugan to help him. Immediately Lord Murugan appeared before him and thrust his lance (Vel) in the sand. Soon water spring came from the spot. That place is called “Uthukuli”, later on it came to be called as Uthukuli.

Arulmigu Kadu Anumantharaya Swamy Temple, Dharapuram Naga

This temple is situated at Dharapuram town, which are 45 Kilometers away from Tirupur and 32 Kilometers away from Palani.

Arulmigu Sukriesswara Temple, Sarkar Periyapalayam at Uthukuli

It is assumed that the temple complex constructed during 12th Century. The temple Complex contains of two separate towers, (Vimanam) one for Lord Siva and another one for Amman. The Amman temple is placed on the right side of the Siva Temple is an example of Pandya dynasty. There are other structures such construction of “Vimana” on the Sanctum which indicate the Chola Empire.

Amravathi Dam

Amaravathi Dam is located at Amaravathinagar, which is 25 km south on NH 17 from Udumalpet, is situated in Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary in Tirupur district, Tamil Nadu, India. The 9.31 km², 33.53 m deep Amaravathi Reservoir was created by this steep dam. It was built primarily for irrigation and flood control and now also has 4 megawatts of electric generating capacity installed. So this is one of the very famous picnic spot also.

Thirumoorthy Dam and Hill temple

Thirumoorthi temple is located at the foot of the Thirumoorthi hills or Thirumoorthi hills neighboring the Thirumoorthi dam. The picturesque beauty of the Annamalai hill range of Western Ghats includes the cascading water to the Thirumoorthi reservoir from the Panchalingam Falls. A permanent stream flows by the side of the Sri Amanalingeswarar temple. The presiding deity is called Amanalingeswara. This is one of the famous picnic spot also.

Panchalinga Waterfalls

Panchalinga waterfalls are situated just 3 Kilometers away from Thirumoorthy temple and 18 Kilometers away from Udumalaipettai. It is a cool place and well known for meditation, waterfalls, temple and dam. It is located on the highway from the pilgrim centre Palani to Coimbatore. This Thirumoorthi temple or the Sri Amanalingeswarar temple is at the foot of the hill neighboring to Thirumoorthi dam. This waterfall is permanent and it is a famous picnic spot also.

Amravathi Crocodile farm

Amravathi Crocodile farm is the largest wild breeding population of Crocodiles in South India lives in the Amravathi reservoir and in the Chinnar, Thennar and Pambar rivers that drain into it. These broad-snouted Mugger Crocodiles, also known as Marsh Crocodiles and Persian Crocodiles, are the most common and widespread of the three species of Crocodiles found in India. They eat fish, other reptiles, small and large mammals and are sometimes dangerous to humans also.