Top 6 Things to do in Karaikudi, India

December 26, 2017 Alice Mieles

Karaikudi is a Greater municipality in Sivaganga district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is part of the area commonly referred to as "Chettinad" and has been declared a heritage town by the Government of Tamil Nadu, on account of the palatial houses built with limestone called karai veedu.
Restaurants in Karaikudi

1. Karpagavinayagar Temple

Pillayarpatti, Karaikudi, Karaikudi Taluk, India +91 4577 264 240
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4.5 based on 104 reviews

Karpagavinayagar Temple

Reviewed By DrValliappan - Coimbatore, India

Massive Ganesha which is defined as the as the largest rock cut figurine (Kuda varai Koil in Tamil) adjoining a hillock all around. Very define place kept very clean (though under Govt Dept of HR&CE) through active participation of Nagarathar or Chettiar Trust called PKNK Trust.

2. Kundrakkudi Murugan Temple

Chettinadu Area, Karaikudi, Karaikudi Taluk, India
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4.5 based on 56 reviews

Kundrakkudi Murugan Temple

Reviewed By shobs_52 - Chennai (Madras), India

The vibrant paintings of the ceiling of the Vasantha mandapam of a recent period stands in stark contrast to the subtle elegance of the rock cut cave temple that is just 10meters away. the xare taker of the xave temple is passionate about the heritage. besides keeping the premises clean, he also takes pride in explaining to visitors the history, mythology and the architecture of this beautifully carved cave temple complex.

3. Koppudai Nayaki Amman Temple

Kallukatti, Karaikudi, Karaikudi Taluk 630001, India +91 4565 238 861
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4.5 based on 6 reviews

Koppudai Nayaki Amman Temple

Reviewed By DrValliappan - Coimbatore, India

Koppudaiyamman Temple is clearly a "Centre" of attraction as all business roads in four directions (all one way roads) of this town surrounds the temple and its tank. The East is for Jewellery shops mainly, West for Vegetable market and bakeries, South for grocery & antiques and west for fruits and flowers..The temple is maintained under HR&CE of TN Govt, but run by Chettiar Trustees..The festival time (Thaer or car Festival, the only time that the Deity moves out of town to nearby Kaattaamman Koil is now) April 29 to May 10 this year

4. Sri Muthumari Amman Temple

Karaikudi, Karaikudi Taluk, India +91 4183 242 406
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4.5 based on 8 reviews

Sri Muthumari Amman Temple

Reviewed By DrValliappan - Coimbatore, India

The temple got recently nonsegregated and the ruling Deity is Mariamman. Muthu comes for small pox and the higher power that cures it. The place has an ancient Shiva Temple, with Amman named Meenakshi Amman and the place was originally called Meenakshipuram area of Karaikudi. After Muthumariamman became quite famous (the myth involves tomato fruit and a little girl as the origin), the area has become Muthupattanam

5. Koviloor Aadheenam

Chettinadu Area | 2 Km West Of Karaikudi, Karaikudi, Karaikudi Taluk, India
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4.5 based on 5 reviews

Koviloor Aadheenam

Reviewed By DrValliappan - Coimbatore, India

One of the oldest Adheenams (Madam or Mutt) in India, with a temple tank and its central mandap which is eight sided is a rare site.. maintained by Koviloor Aadheenam for centuries now has a lot of educational institutions attached. Much famous for Tamil film song locations (Vijay, Vikram films)..

6. Athangudi Palace Tiles

211 Athangudi Palace Tiles Prg Garden | Cokkalingampudur, Karaikudi, Karaikudi Taluk 630101, India
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3.5 based on 11 reviews

Athangudi Palace Tiles

Reviewed By Rajahiyer - Coimbatore, India

Enterprising people of Chettinad have created amazing village industries like this Athangudi Hand made tiles with red sand available in various designs! Athangudi Palace as can be seen with the local tiles is a typical Chettinad Palace, picturised in many Tamil Movies. One shd try to visit this most energetic village near Karaikudi without fail!

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